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As a "vr artist" I would like to react to the comments of Barbara London
(see http://www.tech90.net) - which challenged a response:

Current vr activity appears to be preoccupied with simulating reality in
a parallel manner to pre-20thC painters trying to realise realistic
copies of landscapes, portraits etc ...

Disneyfication, Privatization of the Public Domain…
Turn the Planet into a Strip-Mall and Theme Park…..

Hear the realaudio netcast of Infinity Factory Hosted by Richard Metzger
of Disinfo.com talking with Paul Garrin about name.space and the future
of the net.

originally netcast live on May 11, 1997.

(this ...

IJMCS: The International Journal for Media and Communication Studies
Online at: http://www.aber.ac.uk/~jmcwww

This is to notify you of the existence of a new on-line journal for all
aspects of media and communication studies. At present, papers may be
submitted without regard to any more specific ...

Banff Multimedia Institute '97 Announcing The Banff Centre's Multimedia
Institute '97 (www-nmr.banffcentre.ab.ca/programs/mmi.html)

Set in the incredible Rocky Mountains, the Media and Visual Arts
Department at The Banff Centre for the Arts offers an exciting array of
state-of-the-art multimedia workshops in the coming months. Taught ...

They said the Internet would change the way we read and write fiction…

They said that hypertext was the genre of the future…

They said that contemporary culture was becoming a simulation of the
real…

And they were right…

Announcing the much-anticipated Internet release of novelist and
electronic publisher Mark ...

Microsoft Network Canada announces New Media Awards 1997, in conjunction
with Interactive Screen '97 at The Banff Centre for the Arts.

The Microsoft Network - MSN(TM) Canada is pleased to announce its
sponsorship of the first New Media Awards for Canadian developers, in
conjunction with Interactive Screen '97. Two MSN ...

INVERTIGO
swinging between spaces

Sawad Brooks, Christa Erickson, and Beth Stryker

http://invertigo.banffcentre.ab.ca + the Walter Phillips Gallery

as part of the exhibition "Language Games" at the Walter Phillips
Gallery May 15 to June 29, 1997. gallery hours: noon-5 weekdays and
noon-8 friday and saturday.

http://www-nmr.banffcentre ...

The Henry Art Gallery, in Seattle's University District, has recently
reopened to rave reviews by the public and artistic community alike. The
new space, designed by New York architect Charles Gwathmey (famous for
his museum "remodels"), now frames the western edge of the University
campus, and teams with new acquistions ...

transmedia / 10th VideoFest 1997 - 23 May to 1 June

Interfaces at the End of a DecadeThe Berlin VideoFest - one of the most
prestigious media festivals - celebrates its tenth anniversary this
year. With their new name transmedia, the programme curators want to
reflect the ever more fluid boundaries between video, television ...

Year Zero One Forum Issue #2
http://www.web.net/year01/forum.htm

Year Zero One announces the launching of Issue #2, the second edition of
our forum for dialogue about contemporary art practice through on-line
critical essays, reviews, news, and views. Featured in the current issue
is "Magnitude Absolute" ...

We'd like you to experience our electronic gallery O CUBO BRANCO
contemporary art + WEB, at:

http://www.geocities.com/~cubobranco

Thank you very much for your attention

SANDBOX WEBZINE: A DIGITAL WORLD OF CREATIVE AND SUBVERSIVE PLAY
PREMIERE ISSUE

http://www.echonyc.com/~sandbox
e-mail:sandbox@echonyc.com

FEATURING INTERACTIVE WORK:
TOBY-VICTIM - an innovative sound piece by Musician Timothy Cramer
THE BIONIC CODEX - by Media 'Breeder' Ebon Fisher
REFLECTION SITE - an online ritual by performance and visual ...

Recently I was able to e-terview Peter Mitchell, Communications Director
for 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle. 911 has been a focal point in
Northwest new media for years. The following are excerpts from our
discussion on new media art, the Pacific Northwest and video.

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* basically I would like to ...

CHEZ MOI/ CHEZ L'AUTRE
Centre internationale de Creation Video
Montbeliard - FR

We would like to invite artists and thinkers to collaborate with the
site that we create on the theme of boundaries between private/public,
self/other, nation/abroad, etc. We are accepting all kinds of online
artistic and critical ...

More from the Tech90s Jeremijenko discussion (www.tech90s.net). Text in
reference is excerpted after the dialogue:

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Nick Stone (stone@spacelab.net) wrote:

Jeremijenko and the Bureau of Inverse Technology indict technology in
fascinating and hilarious ways. Hers is art that sharpens vision and
critical thinking rather than informing and ...

Zakros InterArts
presents

New Music Theatre: 3D Soundscapes

San Francisco, CA… Zakros InterArts announces New Music Theatre, an
evening of 3D Soundscapes by Belen Garcea-Alvarado, Randall Packer,
Donald Swearingen and Mahlon Bouldin. The event will take place at the
Center for the Arts Forum at the Yerba Buena Gardens in ...