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e-flux journal issue #2

January 2009 available online: http://www.e-flux.com/journal print on demand coming soon contact: journal@e-flux.com Issue #2 Editorial The nature of artistic speculation is, in part, to create new spaces and defer their use to others. While the pioneer gets first dibs in deciding the ideologies and governing principles of the spaces he creates, he is seldom present to see his planning in practice—he is off to new adventures while the subject must find ways of translating this ...

Hz #13

#13 presents: [ARTICLES] "Program" System of Digital Art:"BOOM! Fast and Frozen Permutation" – Taiwan-Australia New Media Art Exhibition by Yu-Chuan Tseng Yu-Chuan Tseng reports on Taiwan-Australia New Media Art Exhibition from the perspective: "An important element of digital computer technology ... has digital art features of aesthetic concepts and behavioral structure....'program' is an important factor in constructing the work." Games: The Art of Making, Bending, and Breaking Rul...

Leonardo Transactions

Leonardo Transactions: Call for Papers We are particularly seeking to document the work of artists working with scientists in the areas of: Lovely Weather: Art and Climate Change, Sustainable Development: Environment 2.0 Drew Hemment Guest Editor Nanotechnology, Nano Scale Science and Art Tami Spector and Tom Rockwell Guest Editors Re-Imaging the Moon: Sundar Sarukkai Guest Editor See Special Topic Calls: http://www.leonardo.info/isast/journal/call.html Leonardo Transactions...

Bufferrrbreakkkdownnn Arkestra

Bufferrrbreakkkdownnn Arkestra, a project by Marc Chia exploiting the fluctuations of network traffic to orchestrate his 8 piece sinusoidal Arkestra, read more here http://www.neural.it/art/2008/12/bufferrrbreakkkdownnn_arkestra.phtml Project link: http://onemannation.com/content/new-media/the-idea-i-thought-of-to-be-so-wonderful

Domain of Mount Greylock – Video Portal

Turbulence Commission: "Domain of Mount Greylock - Video Portal" by David Lachman http://turbulence.org/works/domainofmountgreylock/ Adams and North Adams sit at the base of Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts. It is their unifying landmark and, according to local Indian legend, a spiritual beacon. A drawing of the landscape is used as the organizing structure for a series of embedded video clips. Seeded with videos by the artist, the domain is now open to everyone (artists, c...

Neural magazine celebrates 15 years of publishing

Neural magazine celebrates 15 years of publishing with issue #31 and joining S.W.A.M.P. group (Doug Easterly and Matt Kenyon) for a collective micro-printing action. Subscribers will receive a numbered/limited edition of a S.W.A.M.P.'s "Notepad" sheet of paper with an envelope. It looks like an everyday yellow legal paper, but each line is constructed of micro-printed text and contains the personal details of Iraqi civilian casualties. Subscribers are triggered to write a letter or memo or...

Plazaville

Turbulence Commission: "Plazaville" by G.H. Hovagimyan, with Christina McPhee and Artists Meeting http://turbulence.org/works/plazaville/ Needs Quicktime plugin "Plazaville" is a new media video art work set in 21st century New York City. It is based on the classic 1965 movie "Alphaville" by Jean Luc Godard. The scenes from the original "Alphaville" are being re-enacted, interpreted and improvised upon by artists, actors and videographers. The piece uses the Internet as one means of distrib...

(the tender indifference)

Dear Friends and Colleagues, my ISIS residency piece, "(the tender indifference)", was awarded a Jury recommendation in the category "art division / web" of the 2008 [12th] Japan Media Arts Festival. The work will be exhibited February 4, 2009 to Sunday, February 15, 2009 at The National Art Center, Tokyo. http://plaza.bunka.go.jp/english/festival/2008/recommend/ "(the tender indifference)" is an online audio work that lasts about 15 minutes. It requires speakers, javascript and pop-ups...

VIP – VideoChannel Interview Project

http://vip.newmediafest.org/ published the 4th series of interviews with new videoartists David Jakubovic (USA), Miri Nishri (Israel), Irina Novarese (Italy) Nicole Rademacher (USA), Arthur Reynolds (USA) Daniel Rodrigo (Spain), Pekka Ruuska (FI), Mark Ramsel Salvatus (Philippines) Antti Savela (Sweden), Daniel Slattnes (Norway, Sumit Roy (India), Daniel Tesy (Hungary) During the following weeks until the official online launch of CologneOFF - Cologne Online Film Festival 4th...

Terra Nova – Sinfonia Antarctica

Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica è una performance multimediale in cui l'artista aspira a portare l'Antartide nell'immaginario contemporaneo ricostruendolo attraverso l'utilizzo di tecnologie digitali. Anche il tema del riscaldamento globale è osservato da un'angolazione molto particolare. Con uno studio di registrazione portatile e telecamere ad alta definizione, DJ Spooky ha trascorso diverse settimane in Antartide dove ha raccolto le sonorità e le immagini di un continente...

Article 2008. Perfusion – Pollution – Pervasion

Beyond the primacy of the visual trust, the biennale reveals the hidden, vaporizes smells and sounds, favors synesthesia, aestheticises pollution and imagines self-organizing organic architecture for outer space, alternative energy resource management as well as tactical clothing. It stages ephemeral physiologies, imports contradictory climatic conditions and Far East Fiction, makes data flows tangible and human inventiveness glow, or encourages hands-on learning of the life sciences. Between op...

Traceblog

Online Project: Traceblog, by Eduardo Navas http://navasse.net/traceblog/about.html http://navasse.net/traceblog Featured for the month of October at Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles: http://www.fringexhibitions.com/ (Click on "net art project") Traceblog is a daily ghost log of Eduardo Navas's online searches, created with TrackMeNot (TMN). While Navas surfs the web, TrackMeNot is activated with the aim to cover his online surfing. TrackMeNot is a browser extension designed for search en...

Officine Sintetiche 2008

Il workshop Officine Sintetiche 2008, dal titolo “The Augmented Stage: Torino”, e la performance finale “A(d’acqua)”, realizzati sotto la direzione artistica dei Kònic Thtr e sotto la direzione scientifica dell’Università degli Studi di Torino (Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione) e del Politecnico di Torino (Ingegneria del Cinema e dei Mezzi di Comunicazione), si basano sull’utilizzo e la sperimentazione di diversi mezzi e tools tecnologici (robotica, animazione interattiva, software scenico, v...

Landspace 01

Dear friends & colleagues, I'm glad to announce "Landspace 01", the first (of a series) interactive video-landscape that will be placed as a site-specific installation in a public space. Thanks & regards, Chiara. "Landspace", by Chiara Passa. Interactive video installation-site-specific, 2008. Music by Netherworld. "Landspace" provides a view into a virtual extension through motion. Various overlayed currents compiled of a range of extreme terrain ebb and swell, transforming ...

Post Me_New ID-Forum

International media art festival CYNETart_08 held in Dresden, Germany, will host forum “Post Me_New ID” from 31st October to 2nd November 2008. The international media art festival CYNETart_08 held in Dresden, Germany, will host the forum “Post Me_New ID” from 31st October to 2nd November 2008. The forum will bring together interdisciplinary practitioners in art, science and technology to discuss in various formats, from keynotes to Quickfires, issues concerning contemporary and future forms...

Technoetic Arts: an international journal of speculative research

CALL FOR PAPERS: Technoetic Arts: an international journal of speculative research Editor: Roy Ascott roy.ascott@btinternet.com http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals.appx.php?issn=1477965X The editorial team is always open to receiving submissions. Articles should not normally exceed 7000 words in length, should include an abstract of no more than 150 words detailing the key areas of inquiry. Well-illustrated texts are particularly welcome. The journal invites submissions from a wi...

Visual Foreign Correspondents n.10

Date: 7 October2008/ 3 November 2008 Artists: Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries Country: South Korea Title: Morning of the Mongoloids, 2008 In collaboration with The Globalised Crystal Ball we are proud to announce the tenth issue of Visual Foreign Correspondents. VFC is an independent platform in which 11 distinguished artists from around the world are invited each month to give their personal visual commentary on events and situations from their locally situated perspective. Their works e...

sharedscapes – points de vue sur les paysages

new web3d art project / nouveau projet web3d art call for participation http://www.sharedscapes.net sharedscapes - points de vue sur les paysages - points of view on landscapes [English below] SHAREDSCAPES est un espace expérimental partagé, une plateforme de création, de recherche et d'expression. *Il recueille des publications de textes, d'images et de sons, qui donneront vos définitions de la notion de paysage. * Le but premier de /Sharedscapes/ est la rencontre/confrontation de...

Touching Gravity 2/Tilt

Turbulence Commission: "Touching Gravity 2/Tilt" by Caryn Heilman (LiquidBody MediaDance), with music by Nana Simopoulos http://turbulence.org/works/touching_gravity Needs Flash player and core duo Mac or PC "Touching Gravity 2/Tilt" is an interactive, aerial videodance superimposed on a composited image of two rivers in the towns of North Adams and Adams, Massachusetts. Part of the "Networked Realities: (Re)Connecting the Adamses" project, the two New England towns are (re)connected thro...

Angel_F and SuperAvatar are scared

The lives of the young artificial intelligence and of the avatar who escaped from virtual worlds have been endangered more than once by the control, that is constantly perpetrated on people's information, habits and identities. Forms of surveillance that are progressively and obsessively expanding through continuous control of our lives (and not only of the ones of our beloved digital beings). Along the streets, in the supermarkets, in public spaces, and even in our homes, through telepho...

Videos about Frank Malina’s artworks

New on Olats web site : 1 – Frank Malina : new illustrations and videos http://www.olats.org/pionniers/malina/bdd/oeuvresexposvideo.php The comprehensive database of the works of Frank Malina has been enriched this autumn of 19 videos of his works and 1 video of the retrospective exhibition that took place at the Kampa Museum in Prague in November 2007. A large number of works, including drawings, have now still images. 2 – Frank Malina : "Is the Sky the Limit ?" http://www.olats.org...

Wikireuse

Turbulence Commission: "Wikireuse" by Julia Christensen http://turbulence.org/works/wikireuse CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS For six years, Julia Christensen has been creating a body of work about how communities are reusing abandoned "big box" buildings -- the large, free-standing, warehouse-like buildings made prominent by one-stop-shopping corporations like Wal-Mart and Kmart. In 2004, she made a website about the project at www.bigboxreuse.com. "Wikireuse" both updates this website and invites ...

Interview with Luis Miguel Girão

Interview with Roberta Buiani

Interview with Bill Seaman

Interview with Roger Malina

Interview with Pavel Smetana

Interview with Christa Sommerer

Interview with Annick Bureaud

Interview with Leonel Moura

Interview with Nina Czegledy

Interview with Alberto Abruzzese (Italiano)

Interview with Stelarc

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Interview with Margarete Jahrmann

Interview with Jaromil

Interview with Laura Beloff

Interview with Alan Shapiro