mez breeze
Since the beginning
Works in Sydney Australia

Mez does for code poetry as jodi and Vuk Cosic have done for ASCII Art: Turning a great, but naively executed concept into something brilliant, paving the ground for a whole generation of digital artists." (Florian Cramer). The impact of her unique code/net.wurks [constructed via her pioneering net.language "mezangelle"] has been equated with the work of Shakespeare, James Joyce, Emily Dickinson, and Larry Wall. Mez has exhibited extensively since the early 90s [eg Wollongong World Women Online 1995, ISEA Chicago + ARS Electronica 1997, The Metropolitan Museum Tokyo 1999, SIGGRAPH 1999 & 2000, _Under_Score_ @The Brooklyn Academy of Music 2001, +playengines+ Melbourne Australia 2003, p0es1s Berlin 2004, Dissention Convention @Postmaster Gallery New York 2004, Arte Nuevo InteractivA Mexico 2005, Radical Software @Turin Italy 2006, DIWO @ the HTTP Gallery London 2007, New Media Scotland 2008, the Laguna Art Museum California + Alternator Gallery Canada 2009]. Her awards include the 2001 VIF Prize [Germany], the JavaMuseum Artist Of The Year 2001 [Germany], 2002 Newcastle New Media Poetry Prize [Australia], winner of the 2006 Site Specific Index Page Competition [Italy] + awarded the 2007 "Deep Structure: Deep Play" Neutral Ground/Soil Digital Media Commission [Canada]. Mez is also a Synthetic Ecology Strategist, Futurist and Game Theorist who practices _Poetic Game Interventions_ [the creative manipulation of MMO parameters in order to disrupt or comment on various aspects of augmented states].
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Re: Inside the Inbox; real people , real SMS messages, online. The

At 11:03 PM 24/08/2005, you wrote:
>Hi there,
>I wanted to let you know about our project and our
>recent RSS blog, and public SMS features. We are hoping that digital
>artists will work with the RSS SMS features to crete their own SMS logs -
>or "SLOGS"! Also, the public 'SMS log' offers a fantastic insight into
>what people really text.
>Keywords: SMS, voyeur, publish, collaborative, mobile, blog, moblog, text
>message, reality text
>(<> is first
>and foremost a service that stores SMS messages making
>the world's largest SMS Inbox. Thousands of users store thousands of texts
>every month. Anyone and everyone can use it to aggregate their mobile
>content, treasure it forever and then to re-publish, re-blog, to share
>their personal messages with the world. The service contains RSS feeds
>and a 'Slog' a SMS log that lets anonymous viewer, or voyeurs read the
>personal lives of texters. Treasuremytext is a project in which thousands
>of users are contributing their deepest, private messages into a public
>space. What do people really send, and why do they want to keep this stuff

pays to read the terms + conditions:

"4.1 Ownership of data
Kisky Netmedia does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to
Treasuremytext. However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or
submitting your messages you are granting Kisky Netmedia permission to use
your messages in connection with the operation of their business including,
without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly
display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your
messages. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your
messages as provided herein."

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Tue Jul 19, 2005 00:00 - Tue Jul 19, 2005

>Algorithmic instruction code can be found, centuries before the
>invention of the computer, in Latin poetry, the Kabbalah, Western
>composed music and several forms of experimental poetry from the 17th
>to the 20th century, thus forming an important, but often neglected
>historical pretext of contemporary computer arts. While these
>examples are formally simple or even primitive by contemporary
>standards, they are linked to a rich technological, artistic,
>philosophical and
>religious imagination. This extensive online publication tries to
>sketch its rich and very contradictory history from Pythagorean
>mathematics to contemporary digital art and culture, showing how the
>idea and phantasm of the word becoming flesh is both written forth
>and transformed from kabbalistic spells to computer viruses.
>Florian Cramer is a Berlin based writer who has published in the area
>of code poetry, comparative studies in the literature and the arts,
>modernism, text theory, literature and computing. He was Research
>Fellow at PZI, Media Design Research Jan - April 2005
>Available as a PDF, LaTeX or HTML file at: