brad brace
Since 2002
Works in Portland, Oregon United States of America

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30+ years art/design/prepress experience/education
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DISCUSSION

Divine Actions


We hovered, a flea against sheer bandwidth. The god towered
over the institute of art it presently demolished. Its torso
rose uninterrupted from a long chariot, perhaps a hundred
meters below. Both torso and chariot were a shade of
blackness we had not seen elsewhere, and we didn't know
whether this was the coloring of the wood that was its
primary component or some patina the god had acquired
durings its long life of divine actions. Its head was the
size of a small temple, the same dark hue. Staves of its
face rearranged themselves to convey mood, a righteous
determination, as the god plunged hands through whole floors
of architecture. Behind the god was a swath cut through the
city, where other structures had fallen.

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--- http://63.170.215.11:8000 ---

The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
"... easily the most venerable net-art project of all time."

+ + + serial ftp://ftp.eskimo.com/u/b/bbrace
+ + + eccentric ftp:// (your-site-here!)
+ + + continuous hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au
+ + + hypermodern ftp://ftp.rdrop.com/pub/users/bbrace
+ + + imagery ftp:// (your-site-here!)

News: alt.binaries.pictures.12hr alt.binaries.pictures.misc
alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc alt.12hr

. 12hr email
subscriptions => http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html

. Other | Mirror: http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/bbrace.html
Projects | Reverse Solidus: http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/
| http://bbrace.net

{ brad brace } <<<<< bbrace@eskimo.com >>>> ~finger for pgp

DISCUSSION

Re: Employment Opp (SF)


On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Marisa S. Olson wrote:

> 27.5 k+benefits

hahahahahahahaa!

--- bbs: brad brace sound ---
--- http://63.170.215.11:8000 ---

The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
"... easily the most venerable net-art project of all time."

+ + + serial ftp://ftp.eskimo.com/u/b/bbrace
+ + + eccentric ftp:// (your-site-here!)
+ + + continuous hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au
+ + + hypermodern ftp://ftp.rdrop.com/pub/users/bbrace
+ + + imagery ftp:// (your-site-here!)

News: alt.binaries.pictures.12hr alt.binaries.pictures.misc
alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc alt.12hr

. 12hr email
subscriptions => http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html

. Other | Mirror: http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/bbrace.html
Projects | Reverse Solidus: http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/
| http://bbrace.net

{ brad brace } <<<<< bbrace@eskimo.com >>>> ~finger for pgp

DISCUSSION

Subsidy Circuit (was: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: Fwd: RHIZOME DIGEST: 5.21.04)


> > From: Ann Tomoko Yamamoto <yamamoto_ann@yahoo.co.jp>
> > ... but (I think) art cries out first and
> > foremost for
> > relevance; I might be totally naive, but I think this could be framed
> > as a
> > media art problem, and not an administrative problem...

Yes, as long as artists cling to the whims and abuses of the
Subsidy Circuit we will only see vapid (new media or
otherwise) 'art' that is merely institutionally valid and
irrelevant (to all but the artworld acolytes.)

--- bbs: brad brace sound ---
--- http://63.170.215.11:8000 ---

The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
"... easily the most venerable net-art project of all time."

+ + + serial ftp://ftp.eskimo.com/u/b/bbrace
+ + + eccentric ftp:// (your-site-here!)
+ + + continuous hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au
+ + + hypermodern ftp://ftp.rdrop.com/pub/users/bbrace
+ + + imagery ftp:// (your-site-here!)

News: alt.binaries.pictures.12hr alt.binaries.pictures.misc
alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc alt.12hr

. 12hr email
subscriptions => http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html

. Other | Mirror: http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/bbrace.html
Projects | Reverse Solidus: http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/
| http://bbrace.net

{ brad brace } <<<<< bbrace@eskimo.com >>>> ~finger for pgp

DISCUSSION

Re: Do I live in Canada or cyberspace?


ALL HAIL THE SUBSIDY CIRCUIT
only invisible artists make art

--- bbs: brad brace sound ---
--- http://63.170.215.11:8000 ---

The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
"... easily the most venerable net-art project of all time."

+ + + serial ftp://ftp.eskimo.com/u/b/bbrace
+ + + eccentric ftp:// (your-site-here!)
+ + + continuous hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au
+ + + hypermodern ftp://ftp.rdrop.com/pub/users/bbrace
+ + + imagery ftp:// (your-site-here!)

News: alt.binaries.pictures.12hr alt.binaries.pictures.misc
alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc alt.12hr

. 12hr email
subscriptions => http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html

. Other | Mirror: http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/bbrace.html
Projects | Reverse Solidus: http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/
| http://bbrace.net

{ brad brace } <<<<< bbrace@eskimo.com >>>> ~finger for pgp

DISCUSSION

12hr updated


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> > > > Synopsis: The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project began December 30, 1994. A
`round-the-clock posting of sequenced hypermodern imagery from Brad Brace.
The hypermodern minimizes the familiar, the known, the recognizable; it
suspends identity, relations and history. This discourse, far from
determining the locus in which it speaks, is avoiding the ground on which
it could find support. It is trying to operate a decentering that leaves
no privilege to any center.

The 12-hour ISBN JPEG Project
-----------------------------
began December 30, 1994

Pointless Hypermodern Imagery... posted/mailed every 12 hours... a
spectral, trajective alignment for the 00`s! A continuum of minimalist
masks in the face of catastrophe; conjuring up transformative metaphors
for the everyday... A poetic reversibility of exclusive events...

A post-rhetorical, continuous, apparently random sequence of
imagery... genuine gritty, greyscale... corruptable, compact,
collectable and compelling convergence. The voluptuousness of the grey
imminence: the art of making the other disappear. Continual visual impact;
an optical drumming, sculpted in duration, on the endless present of the
Net.

An extension of the printed ISBN-Book (0-9690745) series... critically
unassimilable... imagery is gradually acquired, selected and re-sequenced
over time... ineluctable, vertiginous connections. The 12hr dialtone...

[ see http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/netcom/books.txt ]

KEYWORDS: >> Disconnected, disjunctive, distended, de-centered,
de-composed, ambiguous, augmented, ambilavent, homogeneous, reckless...
>> Multi-faceted, oblique, obsessive, obscure, obdurate...
>> Promulgated, personal, permeable, prolonged, polymorphous, provocative,
poetic, plural, perverse, potent, prophetic, pathological, pointless...
>> Emergent, evolving, eccentric, eclectic, egregious, exciting,
entertaining, evasive, entropic, erotic, entrancing, enduring,
expansive...

Every 12 hours, another!... view them, re-post `em, save `em,
trade `em, print `em, even publish them...

Here`s how:

~ Set www-links to -> http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/12hr.html
-> http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/12hr.html
-> http://bbrace.net/12hr.html

Look for the 12-hr-icon. Heavy traffic may require you to specify files
more than once! Anarchie, Fetch, CuteFTP, TurboGopher...

~ Download from -> ftp.rdrop.com /pub/users/bbrace
Download from -> ftp.eskimo.com /u/b/bbrace
Download from -> hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au

* Remember to set tenex or binary. Get 12hr.jpeg

~ E-mail -> If you only have access to email, then you can use FTPmail to
do essentially the same thing. Send a message with a body of 'help' to
the server address nearest you:
*
ftpmail@ccc.uba.ar ftpmail@cs.uow.edu.au
ftpmail@ftp.uni-stuttgart.de ftpmail@ftp.Dartmouth.edu
ftpmail@ieunet.ie ftpmail@src.doc.ic.ac.uk
ftpmail@archie.inesc.pt ftpmail@ftp.sun.ac.za
ftpmail@ftp.sunet.se ftpmail@ftp.luth.se
ftpmail@NCTUCCCA.edu.tw ftpmail@oak.oakland.edu
ftpmail@sunsite.unc.edu ftpmail@decwrl.dec.com
ftpmail@census.gov
bitftp@plearn.bitnet bitftp@dearn.bitnet
bitftp@vm.gmd.de bitftp@plearn.edu.pl
bitftp@pucc.princeton.edu bitftp@pucc.bitnet
* *

~ Mirror-sites requested! Archives too!
The latest new jpeg will always be named, 12hr.jpeg
Average size of images is only 45K.
*
Perl program to mirror ftp-sites/sub-directories:
src.doc.ic.ac.uk:/packages/mirror
*

~ Postings to usenet newsgroups:
alt.12hr
alt.binaries.pictures.12hr
alt.binaries.pictures.misc
alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc

* * Ask your system's news-administrator to carry these groups!
(There are also usenet image browsers: TIFNY, PluckIt, Picture Agent,
PictureView, Extractor97, NewsRover, Binary News Assistant, EasyNews)

~ This interminable, relentless sequence of imagery began in earnest on
December 30, 1994. The basic structure of the project has been over
twenty-four years in the making. While the specific sequence of
photographs has been presently orchestrated for more than 12 years` worth
of 12-hour postings, I will undoubtedly be tempted to tweak the ongoing
publication with additional new interjected imagery. Each 12-hour posting
is like the turning of a page; providing ample time for reflection,
interruption, and assimilation.

~ The sites listed above also contain information on other cultural
projects and sources.

~ A very low-volume, moderated mailing list for announcements and
occasional commentary related to this project has been established at
topica.com /subscribe 12hr-isbn-jpeg

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This project has not received government art-subsidies. Some opportunities
still exist for financially assisting the publication of editions of large
(33x46") prints; perhaps (Iris giclees) inkjet duotones or extended-black
quadtones. Other supporters receive rare copies of the first three
web-offset printed ISBN-Books. Contributions and requests for
12hr-email-subscriptions, can also be made at
http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html, or by mailed cheque/check:
$5/mo $50/yr. Art-institutions must pay for any images retained longer
than 12 hours.

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ISBN is International Standard Book Number. JPEG and GIF are types of
image files. Get the text-file, 'pictures-faq' to learn how to view or
translate these images. [http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/netcom/pictures
-faq.html]

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(c) Credit appreciated. Copyleft

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