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WB05 Closing Events: Presentation in Athens, Concert in Vancouver and Live Streaming from Istanbul

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POSTED BY: Genco Gulan | Fri Nov 18th, 2005 9:27 a.m.

The Web Biennial 2005 organized by Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum,
will be presented in Athens, Greece > > > > > at the Hellenic American Union's place in Athens, Massalias 22 street (http://www.hau.gr/hau/en/home.html) > > > > > > > > > > during 5-16 December 2005. Opening will be on December 5, 2005 at 20:30 (GMT + 2). Dimitrios Fotiou, together with artopos.org http://www.artopos.org and> > > > > the Hellenic American Union are organizing the show. > > > > > > > > > > They will use 14 public computers with full equipment, 3-4 video projectors and > > > > > > >a web camera in order to broadcast the opening to all of us.> > > > > > > > > >

Also same day between 20:30 - 22:30(GMT + 2) Live Hotmails Concert from Vancuver. Here is their statement: > > > > > > > > > > The Hotmails is an Internet punk project > > produced > > > > by > > > > > internationally exhibiting Media Artists > > Alberto > > > > > Guedea (Mexico) and Jeremy Turner (Canada). > > For > > > > this > > > > > project, Turner and Guedea perform as an > > Internet > > > > > punk band in attempts to evolve Internet Art > > from > > > > > that of a dry archival database to a > > rebellious > > > > > purveyor of direct experiencei¿½as > > > > performance > > > > art. > > > > > > > > > > The Hotmails audio works are computerized > > > > > compositions made out of samples taken from > > > > classic > > > > > and contemporary punk and metal bands that > > > > > accentuate and investigate the nostalgic > > cliches > > > > > surrounding the Punk aesthetic and > > sensibility. > > > > > Considered the first VoIPUNK project on the > > Net, > > > > The > > > > > Hotmails stream from Vancouver, through the > > > > Hotmail > > > > > voice-chat service MSN and other Voice-Over > > > > Internet > > > > > Protocol (VoIP) platforms (Skype, Google > > Talk), to > > > > > artist-run centres and happenings around the > > > > world. > > > > > > > > > > This project is a manifestation of William > > > > Gibson's > > > > > Cyberpunk in its purest form. > > > > > > > > > > www.thehotmails.com > >

During these opening and concert we will broadcast live from Istanbul and we will get live connections from New York and Rotterdam. Hope to see you than at http://webbiennial.org/ or the Party in Istanbul will be at "galataPerform" > > > > > @ Buyuk Hendek Caddesi No: 37 Galata Kuledibi Beyoglu Istanbul.

Link:
http://www.hau.gr/hau/en/home.html