Live Herring workgroup started working by organizing the Live Herring Nordic Net Art event in 2005 and the second event was organized the very next year 2006. In 2007 the Live Herring work group continued it’s work by organizing open-to-all workshops (for example workshop Bazaar of Banalities by media artist Outi Kotala) and by organizing art and media lectures. In 2008 there was 3rd Live Herring media art exhibition organized in Jyväskylä art museum, and in 2011 Live Herring ’11 in all over Central Finland. The Live Herring exhibition will be organized every three years.

From 2008 on the Live Herring exhibition has been organized triannually.