The "Art on the Net" was founded in 1995 as a festival for the "Internet art". This year, we had over a hundred works from 25 countries under the theme "The Works of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction."

The "Art on the Net 1999" is organized by MCMOGATK (Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts) and The Art on the Net Exhibition Committee, in cooperated with NHK Engineering Service Foundation, NHK Enterprizes 21, Inc., Computer Graphics Art Society, High-tech Visual Promotion Center, Japan Digital Archives Association, Association for Research of Digital Museum, and Association of Media in Digital.