Jeremy Turner
Since 2002
Works in Vancouver United States of America

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BIO
Jeremy Owen Turner [b. 1974, Victoria, B.C. - Canada] has been a Rhizome member on and off since 2002 (a paying member since 2004). He works as a Digital Archivist, Art-Historian, Avatar Performance Artist and Net Researcher. His degree from the University of Victoria was in Art-History and Music Composition.

As "Wirxli FlimFlam", Turner has just co-formed a new avatar performance art group in Second Life called Second Front - http://www.slfront.blogspot.com

He has completed a contract about Telecommunications Art-History (the Slow-Scan TV Video-conferencing art-scene) on behalf of the Open Space Arts Society in Victoria, Canada.
http://www.openspace.ca/outerspace

He is also an interdisciplinary artist, writer , composer and curator. He is a Co-Founder of the 536 Media Collective in Vancouver. On behalf of 536, Turner worked with the iKatun Collective (Boston) and Jessica Loseby (U.K.) to form the Digital Pocket Gallery.
http://www.ikatun.com/digitalpocketgallery/

In addition, he is a Co-Producer of the very first Machinima Documentary, "AVATARA". The other Producers are Donato Mancini and Flick Harrison.
http://members.shaw.ca/flickharrison/avatara/

To date, he has conducted interviews , posted blogs and written articles about innovations in New Media for: C-Theory, Shift, Intelligent Agent, Nanodot.org (Foresight Institute), Eyebeam.org, Eventcasters (AOL Canada), Extropy, Rhizome, Offbeat and Front Magazine.

He is on the Board of Editors for the Digital Salvage Online Journal hosted by Trace Reddel at the University of Denver, Colorado.

He occasionally lectures about Digital Aesthetics and Net-Art strategies at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

His current interests include Avatars, Bots, and Nanotechnology.

Jeremy lives and works in Vancouver.
Please click the resume link to view his outdated CV.

Also, if you like cutting-edge Avatar bands, check out The Gates and The Hotmails http://www.techworlds.org/thegates.htm
http://www.thehotmails.com

His main art blogs are:
http://www.wirxliflimflam.blogspot.com

http://www.ontodistro.blogspot.com

http://www.rolandquagmire.blogspot.com

http://www.voiceoffire.blogspot.com

http://www.fafftopia.blogspot.com

http://www.irwinziizzw.blogspot.com

Also, he has an additional profile and video on the Saatchi Gallery website: http://video.saatchigallery.com/artist/profile/11301/Jeremy+O+Turner/JeremyOTurner.html

E-mail: jerturner536@yahoo.ca - ideatron@gmail.com

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EVENT

Mascot for 2012 Ascension online


Dates:
Sat Jul 16, 2005 00:00 - Fri Jul 15, 2005

PRESS RELEASE:
Website for the OFFICIAL MASCOT OF THE 2012 ASCENSION now online.

I am pleased to announce the birth of the official mascot for the 2012 Ascension.
The website introducing this mascot named “Uppannaki” is now online at:
www.mascot2012.com

By the end of the year, this mascot will be available for download as a Microsoft Agent (cartoon office assistant). Hopefully, by the end of 2012, people around the globe will have Uppannaki on their desktop.

I hope you visit the website and I encourage you to make your presence known on the forum (link at the bottom of the homepage). I welcome any comments, questions and media requests at this time.

Best regards,
Jeremy O. Turner - Creator, Uppannaki.
jer@mascot2012.com


EVENT

Gates performs virtual Live 8 Concert in Cyberspace!


Dates:
Sat Jul 02, 2005 00:00 - Tue Jun 14, 2005

PRESS RELEASE:
Internet-only band playing in support of Live8 exclusively in
Cyberspace! This is a call for the internet community to pressure the
G8 Nations to relieve African debt now!

WHO: The Gates

WHEN: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 8 PM PST

WHERE:.Cyberspace - The Gates are performing online using the
Digitalspace Traveler avatar platform for PCs.

PERFORMANCE VENUE - "Hall of Justice" - http://techworlds.org/hoj.dsv
in the Digitalspace Traveler browser.

Band Link: www.techworlds.org/thegates.htm

Free Performance Browser Software Download: www.techworlds.org

EVENT DETAILS: One of Cyberspace's first bands, "The Gates" is playing
an online tribute concert in conjunction with the Live8 festival.
The Gates will be playing exclusively in Cyberspace using the
Digitalspace Traveler avatar software. This software combines both 3D graphic and audio broadcasting capabilities.

The event will be broadcast worldwide. Like Live8, The concert is
also totally free and exists for those who cannot physically attend
any of the Live8 concerts yet still feel a desire to be a direct
part of a concert performance.

CONTACT: Please contact Jeremy Turner for more details - ideatron@gmail.com


EVENT

Greatbits.com Officially Launched!


Dates:
Mon Dec 20, 2004 00:00 - Sun Dec 19, 2004

ANNOUNCEMENT:

www.greatbits.com is now officially online. Viewers can listen to 1-second digital audio compositions from international composers. In addition to the posted audio bits, reviews from the GB staff are available for entertaining reading.

We are still accepting digital audio submissions.

Happy Holidays!
Jeremy Turner and Janne Vanhanen
transmitbit@yahoo.ca
www.greatestbits.com


EVENT

2002 Era Con Art Bot Back Online!


Dates:
Sun Aug 22, 2004 00:00 - Sat Aug 21, 2004

NEWS: Chatterbot Modeled After Conceptual Artist Back Online Since 2002!

Wittbott711, the Chatterbot modeled after the Conceptual Art legend, Sol Le Witt, is now back online for the first time since "he" premiered at the Liberarti Arts Festival in Liverpool in 2002.

Originally reverse-engineered by Jeremy Turner using LeWitt's "Sentences on Conceptual Art" (1969), has now found a virtual bot-sitter named Karen Roff (K1101001).

For more info about Wittbott711, please go to
http://www.liberarti.org/view.php?action=view_item&item32258240

To visit and chat with Wittbott711 on "his" new turf, go to Karen Roff's Bot Table page at:
http://k1101001.tripod.com/Bot_Table.htm


EVENT

2002 Era Con Art Bot Back Online!


Dates:
Sun Aug 22, 2004 00:00 - Sat Aug 21, 2004

NEWS: Chatterbot Modeled After Conceptual Artist Back Online Since 2002!

Wittbott711, the Chatterbot modeled after the Conceptual Art legend, Sol Le Witt, is now back online for the first time since "he" premiered at the Liberarti Arts Festival in Liverpool in 2002.

Originally reverse-engineered by Jeremy Turner using LeWitt's "Sentences on Conceptual Art" (1969), has now found a virtual bot-sitter named Karen Roff (K1101001).

For more info about Wittbott711, please go to
http://www.liberarti.org/view.php?action=view_item&item32258240

To visit and chat with Wittbott711 on "his" new turf, go to Karen Roff's Bot Table page at:
http://k1101001.tripod.com/Bot_Table.htm



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