Greg Smith wrote:
> vague terrain 05: minimalism
> The German Architect Mies van der Rohe�s adage �less is more� has
> throughout the decades and minimalism has held steadfast, as both a
> trope and working methodology. If we look to fine art as a testing
> grounds, we could read the starkness of minimalism in the 60�s and
> as a reaction to abstract expressionism, or perhaps a meditative
> withdrawal from the political turmoil of the era. How do we read
> minimalism in digital art?
> The desire to reduce is almost counterintuitive in light of
> sophisticated tools and technologies, yet this strategy is profoundly
> effective. Traces of minimalism can be read in numerous domains: from
> contemporary minimal music, low-resolution visual culture, and in
> contemporary installation projects. Vague Terrain 05: minimalism will
> serve as a catalog of this work, probing and defining this discourse
> across multiple mediums.
> What we are looking for:
> Writing, installation, or digital art which resonates with the
> outlined in the synopsis above.
> We do not have an open call for audio submissions for this particular
> More information is available at
> Please contact us expressing interest in participating by October
> Work will need to be submitted by November 19th.
> Work will be published online in mid December.
> Submission information is available at
> Please send a short statement of interest to email@example.com
> with pertinent images and URLs.
> For more information on our digital arts quarterly please see
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