This essay opens a series commissioned in 2017 for Art Journal Open. It attempts to unwind some of the threads that closely bind internet content, white space, and whiteness. The content of this essay is rendered in Tables of Content, which continues the series.
“Web content blocks visibly parcel out and further abstract online acts of cultural and self production. A piece of content marks a unit of work. Continuous work thus appears in pieces, the free flow of information cut into discrete posts made in submission.”