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File Sharing for Artists

By Rhizome

There's been so much hype in the past touting the Web's potential for true interactivity and creative exchange. But how easy has it been for artists of all media to access and share digital work online? Now there is an easy way to find and present video, audio, still images, and even source code to one's peers: a.Rss. Utilizing existing file-sharing technologies, such as Aimster or Gnutella, users simply type the prefix "rss_" in front of a file name, thus making it available anonymously. The best part: there's no extra software to install. Let the online art swapping -- and collaboration -- begin.

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