Monday, September 9, 1996
A biweekly newsletter about artnetweb
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Greetings from artnetweb:
CyberSoho came off with the only problem being the
torrential rain caused by Hurricane Fran that kept some
visitors away. Our own "Broome Street Players" performed
"An Exclusive Interview with Leonardo da Vinci" by
Adrianne Wortzel online on the AlphaWorld metaworld and
though things didn't quite go as planned all those who
watched agreed it was a some kind of ground breaking
interactive moment. Our avatar/actors were joined by
Black Lotus, a teenager from Israel who wondered onto the
stage, defended Galileo and recited Poe's "The Raven,"
picking up the slack caused by Leonardo's lackluster
If you don't know about metaworlds check out our
VRML SIG page:
We've gotten all the beach sand out of our hair, put
away the rubber rafts and are back in work mode with lots
of new projects on artnetweb and off. Whatever we do we'll
let you know about it here first.
As always we invite your comments and suggestions.
Our general email address is:
Remo Campopiano | firstname.lastname@example.org
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SHALL WE DANCE?
An Orchestrated Ear For Multitudinous Voices.
Calling all Electronic Artists, Calculators,
Computers and Digital Machinists:
Imperative queries for each and everyone; culminating
in an open cuseeme/realaudio Pseudo Online WWW broadcast
from the 7th International Symposium on Electronic Art
in Rotterdam on September 20. Voice your views, experience
the views of your peers.
-Adrianne Wortzel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Reflector address is 220.127.116.11 or seeyou.pseudo.com.
ORGANISM: THE BROOKLYN WEB JAM
Notes by collaborators on an ambient event
from the Spring of 1993 compiled by Ebon Fisher.
The meeting notes, diary entries, and fax transmissions
pertaining to a Brooklyn experiment in bionic partying.
Many of the individuals who helped create, or
crossed paths with, the Organism, have continued to
push the way forward into a more participatory,
In our READINGS area:
NEW PROJECTS FACILITATED BY STEPHEN ROMANO
Collaborations with visual artist in using the tools and
language of the Internet to develop original artwork
conductive to this particular medium, while continuing
to articulate the concerns and sensibilities expressed
in their respective bodies of work. These projects are
the formative stages. Check back often. Remember --
great art takes time to download!
Kim Maenak: WE/B/LUE BABY
Ebon Fisher: BIONIC CODES
Carl Skelton: WILD THINGS and IS VIRTUAL REALITY OBSOLETE?
Ted Victoria: HONEY - I'M HOME
In our PROJECTS area:
ART DIRT ON PSEUDO ONLINE RADIO
G.H. HOVAGIMYAN'S ART DIRT RealAudio program
can be heard live every Thursday at 4:00 or
at any time from the archives.
September 5: Martha Wilson of Franklin Furnace;
artists Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt and Julia Heyward;
Grace Roselli and Barbara Rusin, co-curators of
August 29: Flash Light from ASCI talks about the
"Luminescences II" show at Westbeth, an exhibition about
the 100th anniversary of Bell Labs; Richard Ledes from
"Intelligent Agent"; music by Don Pullen.
ART DIRT Archives:
SIGGRAPH 97 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
SIGGRAPH 97 in Los Angeles is especially interested
in contributors who have never participated in a
SIGGRAPH conference before.
A grab bag of good things we found on
the Web. New finds are added daily in our
St. Petersburg Biennale
October 3 - 13, 1996. The theme is "Eastern Europe:
SPATIA NOVA (New Areas)".
Museums for the New Millennium
Conference sponsored by The Center for Museum Studies
at the Smithsonian Institution September 5-7, 1996.
Proceedings are posted on the Web site.
Journal of a strained net, three days a week.
Introduction to CGI
CGI Made Real Easy
Text Machines Text
Formerly Seven by Nine Squares but now
dissolved. Various hi-quality content.
Why Not Sneeze?
A critical journal of/on Web art.
Moscow WWWART Centre award for found art
on the Internet.
Web Design & Development '96
October 28 - November 1, 1996, Washington, D.C.
with WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee and VRML
creator Mark Pesce.
Notes on social media and self-exchange
by Nino Rodriguez.
VRL's Imaging Machine
Convert and manipulate your images online
Collaboration between artists Bob Braine,
Mark Dion, Alexis Rockman and the country of
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