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Desperate optimists ‘Catalogue’ website and DVD

Catalogue - A new DVD and web site by desperate optimists will be at the DMZ - Limehouse Town Hall, 646 Commercial Rd E14 - 15th & 16th November. This screening will coincide with the launch of the Catalogue web site: www.desperateoptimists.com/catalogue The narrative possibilities of the A-Z are subtly teased out in Catalogue, an alphabetical trawl through a swathe of rather provocatively named London streets, from Axe to Zion Roads, via Eureka Street, Mayday Gardens and Rotten Row. A s...

Exten(z)sion Project

Viper presentation, Basel 2003 I take pleasure in informing you that my animation "Exten(z)sion Project" will be shown to the "VIPER Festival" ( as international competition ). The Festival, will take place in Basel from 21 to 25 nov. 2003. The programme will be printed in the beginning of November and will be available at www.viper.ch With kind regards, Chiara Passa www.chiarapassa.it "Exten(z)sion Project" by Chiara Passa Hello everybody!!! I'm&a...

The record of the time

Sound in the Work of Laurie Anderson See a Real Player video of the exhibition http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/davinio/laurieanderson.rm 1.700 KB Video of the opening day by C. Davinio. http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/_XOOM/kareninazoom/laurie.htm For Internet Explorer 6 Copy Right 03 All Rights Reserved. Original edition: Thierry Raspail, Director of the Musée d'Art Contemporain of Lyons Italian edition curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, artistic director PAC Open t...

Blessed Be Tate Online!

This fast moving world finds many of us on the quest for spiritual fulfilment. Have you ever thought about being blessed? Perhaps you receive blessings on a regular basis? Would you like to choose your own blessing? Now, via Tate Online, you can be blessed wherever you are in the world, whenever you want! Blessed-bandwidth.net, the latest net art project from Tate Online and its exclusive sponsor BT, is launched. The online work, created by artist Shilpa Gupta, offers visitors the opportun...

New Issue of tripleC

The new issue of tripleC has just been published. The topics that are covered are Internet theory and globalization theory. tripleC. e-journal for cognition, communication, co-operation, Vol. 1, No. 2 Editorial http://triplec.uti.at/articles/tripleC1(2)_Editorial.pdf Marcos Palacios Internet as System and Environment in Cyberspace: Preliminary Ideas from an Ongoing Research. pp. 95-104 http://triplec.uti.at/articles/tripleC1(2)_Palacios.pdf Christian Fuchs Globalization and Self-...

Discordia Guest Host Natalie Bookchin

This week Discordia welcomes Special Guest Host Natalie Bookchin! Natalie Bookchin (http://action-tank.org) is an artist who is currently working with Jackie Stevens(http://jacquelinestevens.org) on a project called agoraXchange (http://agoraXchange.net), that will launch on January 14. AgoraXchange is an online project where anyone can participate in any capacity in collaborating on the game design for an online multiplayer game that enacts a radical political alternative to our present worl...

fineArt forum

fineArt forum- fAf's biggest issue ever is now live!  November 2003 fineArt forum = art + technology netnews http-//www.fineartforum.org -or- http-//www.cdes.qut.edu.au/Fineart_Online This month's issue- - New fAfText - In focus in fAfNews- Straight Out Of Brisbane, Australia; 2nd International Symposium of Interactive Media Design, Turkey; ARANEUM Award, Spain/Global; GoogleTalk, Online - New Subscription Option - fAf_15- 15th anniversary cdrom - New fAfText Essays-...

Film-Philosophy

Nov Issue Journal:Salon:Portal ISSN 1466-4615 PO Box 26161, London SW8 4WD http://www.film-philosophy.com November 2003 Issue Film History, Theory, and Philosophy Richard Schellhammer 'Moving Pictures before Cinema: Mannoni's _The Great Art of Light and Shadow_' Jan-Christopher Horak 'Change and Nothing But Change: On Rosen's _Change Mummified_' Joke Hermes 'On Behalf of the Audience: A Critique of Janet Staiger's Notion of the Practice of Reception' Kristi McKim 'R...

Nothing So Strange

First Feature Film in History to Have Worldwide Commercial Debut on Internet Award winning NOTHING SO STRANGE to have theatrical premiere on the same day. NOTHING SO STRANGE, the critically acclaimed and award-winning faux documentary about the assassination of Bill Gates, will be the first feature film to have its worldwide commercial debut on the Internet. The film will be available as a high-quality QuickTime Player download at www.nothingsostrange.com on Friday, October 24, and will op...

Discordia welcomes Sophia Rawlinson

Discordia welcomes Guest Host Sophia Rawlinson on Senior Citizens This week Discordia welcomes Sophia Rawlinson as our current Guest Host! Please join us for a discussion on senior citizens and computing/social software at: http://www.discordia.us/scoop/section/guesthost The discussion will focus mainly on an investigation into appropriate software & hardware for senior citizens, in an attempt to work towards developing a form of social software. Along with ongoing discussions...

Nike scores own goal

Preliminary Court Decision in Favor of International Art Project The international sportswear company Nike is trying to get the installation "Nike Ground -- Rethinking space", created by the renowned artists group 0100101110101101.ORG, banned by court. Meanwhile the Commercial Court of Vienna has taken a first crucial decision. Quite apart from the fact that this is an attempt to ban a work of art, the Commercial Court has rejected Nike's plea for a provisional injunction on fo...

Game Analysis Methodology

Call for Participants: PhD Course in Game Analysis Methodology The course is directed towards PhD students who write dissertations on games, especially those interested in game analysis and research methods. Dates: December 3 to 6, 2003 Place: IT University of Copenhagen Center for computer games research (game.itu.dk) Glentevej 67 2400 Copenhagen NV For more information: http://www.itu.dk/Internet/research/phd/courses/gameanalysis/ Welcome! Espen Aarseth, Center fo...

Hz

The new issue of Hz is now out at http://www.hz-journal.org In this issue Hz presents the following articles: The Aesthetics of Failure: "Post-Digital" Tendencies in Contemporary Computer Music by Kim Cascone Virtual Memorial: A Memorial As A Process - A Model of the World by Agricola de Cologne Notes on Critical Black U.S. Performance Art and Artists by Clifford Owens The Edge of Artlessness: The video reflection, snap-short, family and self-portraiture by Jim Jeffers (Swedish...

Discordia welcomes Stella Rollig

This week Discordia welcomes Stella Rollig as our current Guest Host! Please join us for a discussion on the field of critical curating launched by Curating Degree Zero Archive: A Touring Exhibition, Archive and Web-Resource Exploring the Field of Critical Curating: http://www.discordia.us/scoop/section/guesthost The discussion will focus mainly on how to curate critique: is this only a question of content or is it equally a question of structuring/disturbing the space of representation a...

Peace-Blue-Mir

A contribution to KONTORA MIR from Mr. Chutiwongpeti Sarawut, Bangkok Thailand KONTORA MIR    http://www.kultur.at/howl/mir/ _/ _/ _/ NoToWar _/ _/ _/ No Censure  _/ _/ _/ NoToWar _/ _/ _/ No Censure  People from all over the world send me th...

Euan Macdonald

stot is pleased to present 2 videos by Los Angeles-based artist Euan Macdonald as the first of our series of artist projects. 3 Trucks (left image) and Hammock Sleep (right image), both from 2001, epitomize the work of Macdonald. In 3 Trucks, Macdonald orchestrates an uneasy but hilarious moment by bringing together three ice-cream trucks at a three way stop; all billowing out their own distorted but happy tunes in the ultimate ice-cream stand-off. Hammock Sleep delivers a like moment, when a ge...

avantsoap tv

Cross Section 2, The Italian Job, De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, Helmond, Holland from saturday the 4th of october until sunday the 2nd of november 2003 We were asked to bring our work to Holland. Instead, we are bringing ourselves. For a whole month, we will be sharing our lives through mobile devices. For these four weeks we are taking stopframes from the stream of own experiences. Three men and one woman - Max Paccagnella and Filippo Moncelli from Ctrl.it, Stefano 'Noce' Ruggeri, along wit...

Violence Online Festival v9.0

Violence Online Festival www.newmediafest.org/violence/ is happy to launch its latest version online, eg Version 9.0 on 24 October 2003 on occasion of the opening and the participation in MAD'03 - Festival for Electronic Art Madrid /Spain 24 October - 14 November 2003 www.mad03.net Violence really goes round - and now already for the second year - join and celebrate together 300 participating artists virtually!! Violence Online Festival is an ongoing New Media art project in for...

Anti War-on-Iraq Memorablia

Anti War-on-Iraq Memorablia Exhibition WSF 2004, INDIA Calling all campaigners who came together all over the world to make history in 2003?who spoke, wrote, painted, screamed, photographed, sang, shot and walked against the US led invasion of Iraq. Let?s celebrate that show of strength! That music video which just HAD to be made, That installation which had to be put together, That nasty Dear Bush Email which had to reach everybody in your contacts That graffiti you scrawled defiantly...

Miss Digital World

Nasce Miss Digital World, il primo concorso di bellezza virtuale riservato alle più belle e intriganti modelle virtuali realizzate con i più sofisticati strumenti di grafica 3d. Ogni epoca ha un suo ideale di bellezza che viene incarnato di volta in volta in opere di rappresentazione visiva: la Venere di Milo, icona della bellezza "ideale" nel mondo greco; la Monna Lisa nel Rinascimento, misteriosa ed eterna; Greta Garbo, "la divina", simbolo di ...

Google Talk

Google Talk is a small web app that generates text based on a start from the user. It is sort of stream of conscienceness writing by the complete Internet: http://douweosinga.com/projects/googletalk For example: "Better the world by" is finished with "consolidating character in societies, families, and individuals" Or: "Saddam Hussein hides in" is finished with "the cellars under the main house and the Carriage house" Have fun. Douwe Osinga...

Frames of Viewing

Tele-Lectures netzspannung.org: Frames of Viewing Videos of all lectures at the ?Frames of Viewing? conference and the abstracts of the speakers are available online. ?Is the increasing use of visual media resulting in greater visual intelligence on the part of the observer or is he merely being manipulated more effectively?? - this question was examined by the ?Frames of Viewing ? Perception, Experience, Judgement? conference held at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin in May 2002. T...

Future of War Conference Proceedings Archive

THE FUTURE OF WAR - May 2003 Coference Proceedings Transcripts of all panel + media presentations, images, links and streamed recordings are now archived on the Thundergulch [LMCC] site: http://www.lmcc.net/futureofwar/index.html http://www.lmcc.net/futureofwar/proceedings.html Participants: Matt Adams Kadambari Baxi Benjamin Bratton James Der Derian Peter J. Dombrowski Keller Easterling Allen Feldman Alex Galloway Joy Garnett J. C. Herz Natalie Jeremijenko Thomas K...

Hey my friend, what’s the matter?

WEBArt Pino Boresta Hey my friend, what's the matter? Friday, April 18, 2003 Guilty or Innocent? Hey my Friend What's the Matter? is a net piece by Pino Boresta. The project combines established art strategies, such as documentation of a past event (photo stills), performance (the actual act that was photographed), and user interactivity (visitors to the site being invited to contribute an opinion). The photo stills, of a person who is about to jump off a building, look like documenta...

Over My Dead Body

The "Over My Dead Body" project is a world wide, online, virtual demonstration, politicising the major themes of globalisation and the economy, the environment, etc. The federating platform is the promotion of "the politics of generosity" to unblock the stranglehold of financial and nationalist self-interest upon the world's destiny. It is evident that the war against Iraq enters within a definition of corporate imperialism: thus protest against the war and its aftermath is p...

Differences & Representations

Filmic Representations of Activist Praxes In "Difference and Repetition" Gilles Deleuze develops the radical substitution of the intertwined concepts of identity and representation with the pair of terms difference and repetition. However, this has unfortunately not been entirely successful in practice. This issue focuses on examining filmic representations of activist praxes against the background of the Deleuzian proposal. How do various approaches (from the principle of "cou...

Interview with Dalila Honorato

Interview with Adam Zaretsky

Interview with Jadwiga Charzyńska

Interview with Delma Rodriguez

Interview with Olga Kisseleva

Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Interview with Luz María Sánchez

Interview with Danielle Siembieda

Interview with Freddy Paul Grunert

Interview with Elif Ayiter

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 Stelarc

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Interview with Margarete Jahrmann

Interview with Jaromil