Josephine Bosma is a curator, critic and theorist from the Netherlands, focusing on art after the Internet since 1993. She started as radiomaker and aired interviews and event reports on new media culture and media art festivals on Radio Patapoe and VPRO's Het Paradijs in the early nineties. From 1997 Bosma became one of the key figures participating in and molding the then new sphere of critical Internet discourse (and practice) taking place in email lists such as Nettime and Rhizome. Since then her writings on net art and net culture appeared in numerous magazines, books and catalogues, both on- and offline, from Ars Electronica, Telepolis, Mute, and DU to Metropolis M and Frieze D/E. She co-edited the Nettime book README (Autonomedia 1999), the Next5Minutes3 workbook (N5M organization 1999) and briefly edited the online newsletter CREAM (2001-2002). Texts and interviews by Bosma have been part of anthologies like Netzkunst (Inst. für Moderne Kunst Nürnberg 1998), Cyberfeminizam (Centar za Zenske Studije Zagreb 1999), ARt&D, Research and Development in Art (V2_Publishing 2005), Network Art (Routledge 2006), Collect the World, the Artist as Archivist in the Internet Age (Link Art Center 2011), Aram Bartholl, the Speed Book (Gestalten 2012). In 2011 her book Nettitudes - Let's Talk Net Art was published by NAi/INC, and in 2021 she compiled and edited Pandemic Exchange, a publication featuring interview texts with media artists describing their lockdown experiences in various countries around the world.
Josephine Bosma regularly acts as advisor and jury member in the area of art, science and technology. She co-organized Next5Minutes 2 and 3, check for example the radio section of the n5m3 workbook she edited, and she co-curated and curates various events on internet culture and media art, such as Born Digital, Telecommunications Art, and SO FUTURE.
Contact: josephinebosma [@] xs4all.nl