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Re: cultural context of the electronic arts

I just caught up with the RHIZOME discussion raised by J M Cheddie on
the problem of "representation" at ISEA - cultural diversity …etc

This issue is fresh in my mind as I have just returned from a trip to
China. And among other ...

This is for the benefit of anyone interested in virtual humans research
who can get to the Virtual Heritage '96 conference in London in December
(12-13).

The high spot this year will be the unveiling of Nadia Thalmann's
celebrated project to bring virtual life to a group of the Chinese ...

You are invited to:

DIGITISING THE OBJECT. Panel debate

@ Cyberia on Oxford Road, Manchester
This Friday 7pm - 9pm

All welcome

Wine and talk

ADMISSION FREE

for more information : Lowena Faull mttp 0161 908 0532

You are invited to a demo of "Technophobia" the interactive exhibition
on CD-ROM of cutting edge art using the new technology:

at Tower Video at 383 Lafayette Street, this Saturday November 2, from
1pm-6pm. (New York).

"The best stuff ever gathered! A clash of talents. The test of art
towards ...

Harvestworks, Digital Media Arts announces the Fall 1996 LISTEN IN
Series of Presentations on Art and Technology

PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Carol Parkinson 212-431-1130 x 12

Special Presentations of the Innovative use of Technology in the Arts
November-December 1996

In November and early December, Harvestworks will present LISTEN IN, a
lively ...

Hi, I invite everyone to visit our on- and off-line Art Exhibition.

Feedback and comments welcome.

Tripartite: made or existing between 3 parties.

www.composition.com/tripartite

AMY BASSIN
FARRELL BRICKHOUSE
JOYCE SIEGEL

November 11- December 6
9:00am - 6:00pm - everyday

Opening Reception: November 14, 1996 - 6:00 to ...

Reading through Mathew Ritchie's internet project, The Hard Way
(http://www.adaweb.com/influx/hardway/), is like reading through a piece
of contemporary mythology.

Yes, there are gods, elemental portraits, archetypes, allegories and the
like, yet it is a curious sort of mythology, one that uses myth as a
stylistic ...

Responding to Kenseth Armstead, J.M. Cheddie wrote:

You sent me an email regarding what I would like to see on RHIZOME
E-MAIL. Though I value the list for keeping me informed of current
events, there are a number of things that I would like to see which at
the ...

In response to J.M. Cheddie's post "<a href="/cgi-local/query.cgi?action=grab_object&kt=kt0279">ISEA 96 and RHIZOME
E-MAIL</a>" [RHIZOME CONTENTBASE, 10.29.96], Lily Diaz wrote:

I was at ISEA 96 and I agree with you on issues related to the notable
absence of multi-cultural presence within ...

Technophobia, a new CD-ROM, manages to cover a real variety of
computer-based art by an international assortment of artists–from lush
"VR" graphics to ironic pop culture commentaries, from posing conceptual
or intellectual problems to exploring machine-body interactions. The
most successful of these were those which took into account the specific ...

On Thursday, October 24th, the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum (HNF) was
opened in Paderborn, Germany – the largest museum for computers,
communications, and office technology worldwide. In the last months, I
worked as a freelancer for the HNF, mainly responsible for the Hacker
exhibition.

The Hacker exhibition is a tiny part ...

I read JM Cheddie's piece with much interest. It is a relief to see
someone expanding the debate around art and technology to one beyond the
technology itself, into a larger social context.

Cheddie wrote:

"The Displaced Data (J.M. Cheddie, Roshini Kempadoo, Keith Piper, Derek
Richards) an evolving organisation ...

Enter the Malice Palace and experience virtual pain. Set in San
Francisco 2001, this Palace is my 1st step toward creating a multimedia
& multiuser environment.

Come be annoyed by robots with artificial unintelligence and abusive
simulations.

It is about to launch to the world via HotWired who is THANKFULLY ...

Mary-Kay Lombino wrote:

I checked out The Thinker. Nice graphics, pretty useful for a San Fran.
visitor, but it's missing a contemporary element. I tried to search
Nayland Blake, an important S.F. living artist. Not listed. For 60,000
listings, why not him? I wonder what the criteria was ...

"That's a fold, it's the part of the surface that doesn't stop…it's
always changing, it's smooth and continuous. In short it's a love
machine."

Twyla Rogers-1938

RHIZOME
Friday OCT.25

at Save The Robots
25 Ave B/2 st.
[NYC]
10-4

Ambassador Jr.
Wally
Soulslinger
Cassein
Rio
Delmar
Bedouin ...

ICA Live Arts announces two new seasons of work which may interest you.

On the first weekend of November the ICA is running a series of
workshops that are intended to explore the possibilities of going online
and chinese poetry entitled Chinese Online. It is part of a continuing
commitment ...