CalArts Launches ‘East of Borneo’, a Collaborative Online Art Journal and Archive

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LOS ANGELES, CA.- East of Borneo is a dynamic and extensive website: part art journal, part multimedia archive edited by Thomas Lawson, Dean of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) School of Art. East of Borneo presents and frames a lively, on-going investigation of contemporary art and its modern history, as seen from Los Angeles. With its robust web architecture and non-hierarchical editorial approach, East of Borneo reflects the sprawling, rhizomatic nature of Los Angeles as well as the broader, international art world. East of Borneo is published by California Institute of the Arts. “East of Borneo is significantly more complex than most art world websites,” commented Lawson. “As the practical challenges facing publishing require an ever more radical response, its launch marks the convergence of two very distinct lines of thought. What is the na