On 1 December, World AIDS Day 1996, ArtAIDS and WWW projects around the
world will be mailing their viewers and hosting special projects that
mark "a day without art" in cyberspace.

ArtAIDS has been operating since 1 Dec, 1994 as an ongoing Internet
project which commemorates and celebrates the fight ...

Alex Galloway wrote in a recent RHIZOME RAW post:

"I am trying to define a font as separate from a mark (ink, light, etc.)
and thus as sort of list of directions for visual representation."

I think first you need to figure out what writing is, like that's
simple ...

POSTMASTERS GALLERY
October 19 - November 9, 1996

PASSWORD: FERDYDURKE *

On Saturday, October 19, Postmasters Gallery will open "Password:
Ferdydurke," an exhibition of new multi-media works organized by Tamas
Banovich.

The show will include video, film and slide projections and
installations, digital projects, sound installations and other media.
The artworks ...

last friday mr. Bunting from London and elsewhere gave a lecture at
Wolliner Str. 12. Mitte organzed by luxus-cont & netlab_berlin, a
semi-private place with around 50 visitors.

later Heath was asked "what do you do against _commodification_?" he
answered with a description of one of his projects which ...

LOVEBYTES PRESENTS JAYNE LOADER's 'PUBLIC SHELTER'

Saturday
26 October 1996
14:00

Showroom Independent Cinema
Paternoster Row
Sheffield, UK

Jayne Loader will demonstrate PUBLIC SHELTER on CD-ROM for the first
time in the UK. This exclusive masterclass provides a unique insight to
the production of digital documentary.

Director of the ...

For me youth culture means immediate expression or using media which
require little technical know how and allow a minimal budget. Maybe
that's why the fanzines are so numerous (more than 120!), engaging and
convincing.

E-zines already require more technology (=money) and more know how, but
still allow informal expression ...

To coincide with the symbolic exhumation of Artaud's inert body being
brought about by the upcoming show of his works at the Museum of Modern
Art, F.P.U. will conduct a month long installation project, involving a
mixture of performance, telecommunications and video-observation. We
will map the physical/ephemeral ...

Kevin Slavin wrote in response to a recent RHIZOME RAW discussion:

There are certain questions Alex Galloway raises that I don't quite
understand. He wrote that HTML and computer fonts are alike because
"both are a set of instructions for the compilation of contents: fonts
compile and represent digitized texts ...

In response to the pervasive need for a public forum at the juncture of
media and culture, we announce IMMEDIACY, a quarterly on-line journal.

Material will be selected and edited by a collective of Media
Studies/New School for Social Research graduate students maintaining an
active dialogue with a broad ...

Jason Spingarn-Koff wrote:

I finally made it over to the "alt.youth.media" show at the New Museum
for Contemporary Art (583 Broadway, NYC).

I applaud the concept of investigating youth culture through how it
represents itself – through such mediums as Zines, skate board
stickers, music, video, and computer ...

BLAST
http://artnetweb.com/artnetweb/projects/blast/home.html
[main site: http://interport.net/~xaf]

In _Crash_, the novel (now film) in which J. G. Ballard prophecies the
"coming autogeddon" or the "nightmare marriage of sex and technology,"
the "mirror smeared with vomit" becomes a mirror of art. The ...

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

When 1997's wave of digital technology washes over Los Angeles, it will
be generated, surfed, and applied by you. Your work. Your imagination.
Your speculation. Your adventures.

SIGGRAPH 97 in Los Angeles is especially interested in contributors who
have never participated in a SIGGRAPH conference before. Just ...

Art, Power, and Communication

(Some simple thoughts without any wish to make them more profound)

I intentionally wrote this paper directly in English which I am not good
in and I know that what I am going to say may sound rather declarative,
generalised and clumsy. But the only alternative ...

EXHIBIT ANNOUNCEMENT: MEME BREEDERS

Cultivating New Forms of Life in the Media

Public Enemy
Negativland
Natasha Vita More
Dan McGuire
The Riot Grrrls
Mindflux
GH Hovagimyan
Mark Pawson
Lloyd Dunn

Curated by Ebon Fisher

Opening Thursday October 10, 1996, 2-5pm
THE AKUS GALLERY
Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham Street ...

Mark Your Calendars for the Third Season!

DIALogue:

REAL TIME BLIND DATE DEBATES ABOUT
DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Curated and hosted by

JANET ABRAMS

THREE THURSDAYS, TWO WEEKS APART

*** OCTOBER 24 *** NOVEMBER 7 *** NOVEMBER 21***

Thursday October 24

WORKING HARD AT LEISURE
The architecture and social anthropology of entertainment ...

Stalinistic limitations on the possibilities of network names are a
legacy of the cold war mentality which exists in the current "domain"
name system (DNS) of the internet.

The "organizational" nature of net names reflect the bureaucratic,
militaristic mindset of the centralized agency, InterNIC, now operating
as a private, highly ...