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New Media Scotland's July Twitterist-in-Residence: Netwurker Mez

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POSTED BY: mez breeze | Tue Jul 1st, 2008 7:20 a.m.

_Event Info_
Host: New Media Scotland

_Time and Place_
Start Time: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 12:00pm
End Time: Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 12:00pm
Location: http://twitter.com/mediascot
City/Town: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

_Contact Info_
Email:hello@mediascot.org

_Description_

"Mez does for code poetry as jodi and Vuk Cosic have done for ASCII Art: Turning a great, but naively executed concept into something brilliant, paving the ground for a whole generation of digital artists" (Florian Cramer).

We are proud to announce our second Twitter artist residency is Australian-based artist Netwurker Mez.

The impact of her unique code/net.wurks [constructed via her pioneering net.language "mezangelle"] has been equated with the work of Shakespeare, James Joyce, Emily Dickinson, and Larry Wall.

Mez has exhibited extensively since the early 90s:

Wollongong World Women Online, 1995
ISEA, 1997 Chicago USA
ARS Electronica, 1997
The Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo Japan 1999
SIGGRAPH, 1999 & 2000
_Under_Score_ @The Brooklyn Academy of Music, USA 2001
+playengines+, Melbourne Australia 2003
p0es1s, Berlin Germany 2004
Arte Nuevo InteractivA, Yucatan Mexico 2005
Radical Software @Turin Italy, 2006
DIWO @ the HTTP Gallery London, 2007
Y O U . O W N . M E. N O W . U N T I L . Y O U . F O R G E T . A B O U T . M E. Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana 2008

Her awards include the 2001 VIF Prize (Germany), the JavaMuseum Artist Of The Year 2001 (Germany), 2002 Newcastle New Media Poetry Prize (Australia) and winner of the 2006 Site Specific Index Page Competition (Italy).

Mez is also an online journalist + constructor of _Augmentology_: http://arsvirtuafoundation.org/research/.

* To follow Netwurker Mez's tweets visit: http://www.twitter.com/mediascot
* To read her own meta_tweet commentary regarding the Residency follow: http://www.twitter.com/netwurker

Limited availability Netwurker Mez t[weet]shirts will be released daily from the 1st - 31st July.
http://www.mediascot.spreadshirt.net

Link:
http://www.twitter.com/mediascot