"New Underground Art"
is an electronic clearinghouse dedicated to the free creation, propagation, and dissemination of underground exploratory art and literature in the new medium.
First launched July 21, 2000 as a digital magazine-of-sorts, spread has since evolved into a virtual venue of new visions and new voices from around the world.
It has, throughout the years, presented works and writings from the most pioneering international artists and authors, both known and unknown, who have sought to extend the frontiers of method and content. in web art, experimental poetry, and new media.
[Call to Arms] This site is a gesture dedicated to the free creation, propagation, and dissemination of underground exploratory art and literature in the new medium. This site is an attempt—sustained by the promise of new technologies and summoned by the premise that art, or perhaps more aptly, the grave and grand gasp and grasp of the humanities must cease not to pick, to pry, to probe, to plough down the fences—to provide a free clearinghouse for artists, artisans, authors, and auteurs of whatever merit, method, or manner who boldly share the same boundless verve and verb for experimentation, exploration, and innovation, in seeking to extend the frontiers of form, function, and content, in order to establish or cause to establish a parallel portal or a platform, if you will, where one might, through one's work, be free to engender one's truth, engage and empower intellect and intuition: to turn on, tune in, spread out. Foma, foma, foma... Here and now, we have chosen to name this gesture and attempt: spread