Hz #8 - new media articles and net art

Posted by sachiko hayashi | Mon Jun 19th 2006 2:26 a.m.

http://www.hz-journal.org
Hz #8 presents:

[Articles]

AUGMENTED BODY AND VIRTUAL BODY
by Suguru Goto
Composer Suguru Goto's "Augumented Body and Virtual Body" is a
combination of his previous project "BodySuit" utilising 12 censors on
a human performer and his new project "Robotic Music," in which 5
robots performs following percussions: Gong, Bass Drum, Snare Drum,
Tom-Tom, and Cymbal.

FLOATING POINTS: LOCATIVE MEDIA, PERSPECTIVE, FLIGHT AND THE
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
by Jeremy Hight
Jeremy Hight has developed an experiment for the International Space
Station that questions all the current notions of location in locative
media by the inclusion of perspective: he proposes a new field of art
to trigger above cities and the landscape at various altitudes.

GLOBAL vs. LOCAL: THE ART OF TRANSLOCALITY
by Ewa Wojtowicz
"The Internet-based culture has a global impact although its origin is
blurred. Is it local? Are there any tendencies of locality visible in
the world of net art?" Ewa Wojtowicz, theoretician/historian of art &
culture and new media, examines the present net art practice from the
perspective of locality and gloval networked community.

TECHNOLOGY AS IF
by Annika Olofsdotter Bergstrom
Annika Olofsondotter Bergstrom discusses three New Media performances
in which all use technology as body's extension: Troika Ranch's "Future
of memory", Stelarc's "Ping Body" and Laetitia Sonami's "Lady's Glove"

MAN MACHINE
by Bjorn Norberg
New Media Art Curator Bjorn Norberg leads us through the back-stage of
the exhibition "Man Machine" shown at the National Museum of Science
and Technology in Stockholm, February this year.

"WHERE ARE YOU FROM?": THE NETWORKED APHERE
by Pat Badani
Interviews in 6 cities (Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Mexico City, Buenos
Aires and Paris) are compiled in Pat Badani's net art project "Where
Are You From" to reveal the dynamics between the notions of "place" and
"belonging."

[Hz Net Gallery]

THE PROSTHETIC COMPONENT INTERFACE SERIES or PCI
by Andrew Bucksbarg

CONTINUUM
by Tom Badley

SEARCHING IN THE BOX
by Francesca Roncagliolo

THEUSE.INFO
by Chris Mann

ZINHAR
by Babel

Hz is an on-line journal published by the non-profit art organization
Fylkingen in Stockholm. Established in 1933, Fylkingen is the oldest
forum for experimental music and intermedia art in Sweden. Throughout
its history Fylkingen has been known to be a driving force in the
Swedish art scene to introduce and promote yet-to-be-established art
forms, the examples of which include the music of Bartok, the video
works of Nam June Paik, Electro-Acoustic music during the '50s as well
as the New Media performance of Stelarc in recent years. Our members
are leading composers, musicians, dancers, performance artists and
visual artists in Sweden. For more information on Fylkingen, please
visit www.hz-journal.org/n4/hultberg.html.

Sachiko Hayashi/Hz
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