marc garrett
Since the beginning
Works in London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BIO
Net artist, media artist, curator, writer, street artist, activist, educationalist and musician. Emerging in the late 80's from the streets exploring creativity via agit-art tactics. Using unofficial, experimental platforms such as the streets, pirate radio such as the locally popular 'Savage Yet Tender' alternative broadcasting 1980's group, net broadcasts, BBS systems, performance, intervention, events, pamphlets, warehouses and gallery spaces. In the early nineties, was co-sysop (systems operator) for a while with Heath Bunting on Cybercafe BBS, dedicated to arts, technology and hacking.

Co-director and co-founder, with artist Ruth Catlow of the net arts collectives and communities- furtherfield.org, furthernoise.org, netbehaviour.org, also cofounder and co-curator/director of the gallery space called HTTP Gallery in London, UK. Currently involved in co-running, collaborating with many others on Node.London. Also co-curating various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, nationally and Internationally such as Game/play a touring exhibiton.
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DISCUSSION

Re: Behavior, Aura


No, not at all Joseph. It's just that many go through the process of
thinking yet it is not really thinking it is just neurotic deconstruction
which can slow the action of creative fluidity down.

marc

> If Joseph Beuys successfully displaced the "aura" from artwork to artist,
does
> this mean the behavior and characteristics of the artist are more
important
> than the thoughts or production?
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COPYRIGHT AND DEMOCRACY


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Joining Richard Stallman's sizzling polemic on the past and future of
copyright, Sandy Starr explains its increasing regulation by industry groups
and calls for more democracy. Ian Kearns sees copyright as a case in point
of how governments can regulate the net; and Eric Raymond argues the law's
an ass - concentrate on the technology.
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Re: VIRTUAL SKYSCRAPER


I thought that this piece was good also - it wasn't self -conscious, it was=
playful.

marc

http://www.jimpunk.com/www/100.000.000.000.000/

I thought this jimpunk hopper deal was pretty neat and good. Any art-the=
oretical arguments for or against? Mostly I was glad some were funny, and =
most were articulate without being overly so.

Way ta go Jim!

Max Herman

DISCUSSION

Re: Cupcakes, signal, noise


Hi Josh,

I agree with you there, and I have also had some personal experience of this
also. There is a certain breed person who will pretend to be your friend
whilst actively trying to jeopardize projects that you are doing because it
threatens their own patch, or they just do not like what you are up to for
their own warped personal reasons. Luckily many people have become
unofficially aware of this and have also experienced such behavior from this
individual. But it has been very tough for us, for this individual is into
controlling a lot of artists under the guise of supporting them and has a
lot of contacts high up. All is beginning to settle now though...phew, some
people are just soooo sad. It's a kind of professional jealousy plus basic
survival rivalry.

marc

>
> > I
> > come and go for various learning, experimentation,
> > and distribution purposes
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> unfortunately, there seems to be some people who
> would rather you not do that as well( and this is from
> personal experience ). someone who has such
> motivation is often a threat to people.
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> -josh
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