"CAPTCHA" 2012 Artists - Part II

Lucas Blalock is a photographer and writer living in Los Angeles. His photographs have been exhibited widely and written about in publications including Frieze, Mousse, Art In America and The New Yorker. Blalock is also a featured artist in Art 21’s documentary web series “New York Close-Up”.

Petra Cortright is an artist living in Santa Barbara. She explores new digital techniques by using software available online, often created by amateurs, and new hardware such as Wacom tablets. More info at and

Leah Dieterich is a writer and filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Her blog and book thxthxthx: thank goodness for everything were featured on The New Yorker blog as well as The Atlantic and Vogue. See her work at and

Guthrie Lonergan is an artist/Internet surfer/programmer based in Hollywood. His work has been exhibited at the New Museum, the Sundance Film Festival, and the first Internet Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. He is a co-founder of Nasty Nets Internet surfing club. Visit for more information.

Eileen Maxson is a USA / Netherlands based artist working at the confluence of video, performance and installation. Her works humorously and critically lament the vanishing borders between imagination and consumer coercion; technology and true personality. With that in mind, Eileen reconstitutes cultural detritus into counter-spells of memory, merchandise and persona.