scopOphilic, a digital media collective, was founded in 1998. Led by cb cooke and Bruce Morrow, scopOphilic focuses on the love of seeing and being seen in the age of digital reproduction. From 1998 to 2006, scopOphilic broadcasted over 45 episodes, on MNN cable TV.
There are circumstances in which looking itself is a source of pleasure, just as, in the reverse formation, there is pleasure in being looked at.Lauran Mulvey “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”
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LOCAL PROJECT – CLOSING SHOW group exhibition at Local Project Inc (11-27 44th Road Long Island City/Queens, NY.) Opening June 2, 2023 6-9pm. Happening night pop up show by Softsoulstudio June 16, 6pm. Exhibit runs June 2 – June 25, 2023. An image from the new scopOphilic_texture series will be featured.
scopOphilic is in the news: We’re big in Japan and currently featured on The New Tokyo! check it out (article is in Japanese): https://the-new-tokyo.com/scopophilic/
The pioneering digital art collection scopOphilic has created its first NFT collection: Micromessaging_QueenVision with 10% of initial sales benefiting The LGBT Center in NYC. Bids are now being taken at OpenSea: opensea.io/scopOphilic