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Even after two reports on Ars Electronica (maybe everybody is already
getting tired of it) I still think there are issues which should be
looked at and lessons to be learned.

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I agree with Boris Groendahl: the Ars Electronica Center is quite
disappointing. It's crammed with too many gadgets ...

WE ARE NOT NATURAL ANYMORE

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hi there

it is time again… etoy is happy to invite you to celebrate the golden
nica (see http://www.prixars.orf.at) at the Ars Electronica 1996 in
Linz/Austria (http://www.aec.at)….

etoy.INSTALLATIONS, etoy.SHOW, etoy.SMALLTALK, etoy.CORPORATE ...

ISEA ORGANIZES CONFERENCE ON ELECTRONIC ART:

The Seventh International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA96) will take
place September 16th to 20th at the World Trade Centre in Rotterdam,
Netherlands. A three day scientific conference, preceded by workshops
and tutorials, composes the core of this year's symposium. Prominent
scientists, artists and ...

INFORMATION

International Computer Arts Festival–New Corporality
(Maribor, Slovenia, Europe)
from August 24 to September 1, 1996
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DIGITAL WEB-ART PROJECT:

title:
0.HTML [zero.html]
Archives Of Conditions
Plain Of Provocative Intelligence
Communication Area
Body Observation Section

URL:
http://www2.arnes.si/guest/ljintima1/0.html

produced by:
INTIMA Virtual ...

Reflections on the Los Angeles Century Freeway

"'In Our Path' began as a very private response to home and environment,"
writes Jeff Gates at his web site, which traces the development, politics
and changes caused by the building of the Los Angeles Century Freeway
(I-105). Using a combination of ...

Expressing disillusionment over the "Brain Opera," Jason Spingarn-Koff
wrote:

I strongly agree with much of Jim Gasperini's review of Tod Machover's
"Brain Opera," and would like to take the critique further.

Mr. Gasperini wrote, "So my impression is of another work where you're
invited to make a difference ...

1. Linz is a parallel universe.
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The opening act of the ars electronica festival and centre was an
absolute odd experience. In front of a crowd of local hot shots clearly
not understanding a single word, the Austrian Minister of Finance bandied
around cyberbuzzwords. A promo video featured corporate ...

Hi RHIZOMErs…

Just wanted to add a minor footnote to Niko Waesche's fun report from
Linz and Ars Electronica:

All this week Rewired takes a critical look at that memesis thesis. Tune
into the current article by dialing www.rewired.com on your browser of
choice (any will do) or ...

Our intention is to introduce the Virtual Museum of Contemporary Art
(VMCA), a new digital-based museum. The VMCA is computer based and
accessible via a BBS on the Internet or, within two to three years, via
interactive television. The museum "building" and exhibitions exist only
in the electronic world. The ...

I strongly agree with much of Jim Gasperini's review of Tod Machover's
"Brain Opera," and would like to take the critique further.

Mr. Gasperini wrote, "So my impression is of another work where you're
invited to make a difference that makes no difference."

This is perhaps *the* fatal ...

CLICKMASTER'S GUIDE TO BERLIN
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Visiting the houses of the dead:
http://www.kulturbox.de/berlin/friedhof/index_e.htm
Well made visitors guide to the official culture of
death in Berlin. Digitize your obsessions.

Viewing the construction process:
http://cityscope.icf.de/panoramen/cityscope.jpg
This is not the average web-cam ...

Proposal CITY EXCHANGE no. 1

Moscow/London/Budapest/Berlin

The basis of this project is to conduct a series of psychogeographical
explorations of various cities. Ultimately the goal is to initiate a
network/index of psychgeographical pursuits through a physical city
exchange and symbolic Net exchange.

By inhabiting the cultural ...

The Ars Electronica Festival 1996 opened last night with a performance
by the Catalan theater group Els Comediants / La Fura dels Baus,
inaugurating the new Ars Electronica Center here in Linz. The AEC is a
so-called "Museum of the Future" designed to host a permanent
exhibition. The intention is to ...

So, David Tudor has died. I read this in the UK daily paper The Guardian
(London, Aug 28, 96).

For myself, at least, he was a major influence. Not so much
artistically, I have never been that enamoured of the post-Fluxus/Cage
aesthetic. But he was a pioneer in the ...

here an event for all of you, who want to taste another Swiss-chocolate!

VIPER 1996 - 22. - 27. Oct.
opens new horizons. Makes sparks fly. Does the digital tango. An arena for
rebels and dreamers, heretics and nomads, pioneers and visionaries.
VIPER's new focus this year is on the challenges of ...

Nino Rodriguez is asking more interesting questions – this time about
identification. I think there are ways of extending the question and
proposing some possible avenues of exploration in cyborg psychology.

Filmic idenitification starts from projection. In *apparatus theory*,
the illusion that you are the source of projection (because it ...