MTAA
Since the beginning
Works in Brooklyn, New York United States of America

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BIO

Artists M. River and T. Whid formed MTAA in 1996 and soon after began to explore the internet, video, software and sculpture as mediums for their conceptually-based art. The duo’s exhibition history includes group shows and screenings at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Postmasters Gallery and Artists Space, all in New York City, and at The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. In "New Media Art" (Taschen, 2006), authors Mark Tribe and Reena Jana describe MTAA’s "One Year Performance Video (aka samHsiehUpdate)" as “a deftly transparent demonstration of new media’s ability to manipulate our perceptions of time.” The collaboration has earned grants and awards from Creative Capital, Rhizome.org, Eyebeam, New Radio & Performing Arts, Inc. and The Whitney Museum of American Art.

TRACEPLACESPACE




New audio by Cary Peppermint, check it out…

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TRACEPLACESPACE
seven audio works .mp3 - Cary Peppermint 2007

The audio works of TRACEPLACESPACE were formed loosely in response to ever-accelerating technological developments, passing time, urgent ecological issues, and remarkable events of our globally connected system in process long before but brought to the forefront since the latter part of the year 2001. The works of TRACEPLACESPACE are components of a digital, multi-media, network-infused performance of the same title.

I like to perform this work in small community venues, outdoor gatherings, art-spaces, and galleries where everyone is welcome and can sit on the floor, talk to one another, and drink green tea. However I will perform TRACEPLACESPACE approximately anywhere.

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Filming Outside the Cinema


I have to admit that I'd not given much thought to film outside the cinema, web film or live video, or anything like that, but I've spent lots of time here hanging out with Peter Horvath and I'm impressed.

Peter Horvath, Tenderly YoursPeter makes very beautiful films for the web, and you can check them all out online. Today he showed us The Presence of Absence, which was comissioned for the Whitney Museum's Artport in 2003, and then Tenderly Yours from 2005, which "resituates the personal, casual and ambiguous approach of French new wave cinema in a net art narrative that explores love, loss and memory. The story is recited by a striking and illustrious persona, who moves through the city with her lover. Her willful independence is intoxicating, though her sense of self is ambiguous..." Gorgeous.

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Cut Piece - Yoko Ono


Cut Piece - Yoko Ono
Cut Piece (2006, 36.5MB, 9 min)

“Ono had first done the performance in 1964, in Japan,
and again at Carnegie Hall, in New York, in 1965.
Ono sat motionless on the stage after inviting the audience
to come up and cut away her clothing, covering her breasts
at the moment of unbosoming.”
from Bedazzled .

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Conglomco Media Network announces http://meta-cc.net live


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Conglomco Media Network is pleased to announce the official beta release of the META[CC] video engine at http://meta-cc.net.

META[CC] seeks to create an open forum for real time discussion, commentary, and cross-refrencing of electronic news and televised media. By combining strategies employed in web-based discussion forums, blogs , tele-text subtitling, on-demand video streaming, and search engines, the open captioning format employed by META[CC] will allow users to gain multiple perspectives and resources engaging current events. The system is adaptable for use with any cable or broadcast television network.

We hope that you will take a moment from your viewing time to add the RSS feed of a blog you find noteworthy. As more information sources are supplied to META[CC], the more intelligent the system becomes. As such, the META[CC] search engine is apolitical and influenced only by the news and information sources supplied by its viewers/users. We apologize, but at this time podcasts and vlogs are not supported.

Many thanks for your interest and participation,
The META[CC] team
http://meta-cc.net

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Open Call for Sound Works : WILD INFORMATION NETWORK


Cary Peppermint:

WILD INFORMATION NETWORK
The Department of Ecology, Art, and Technology
Open Call for Sound Works In Mp3 Format - Deadline April 1, 2006

http://www.restlessculture.net/deepwoods

If we encountered a pod-cast, or a streaming radio server in the woods, in the “natural

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Discussions (875) Opportunities (2) Events (9) Jobs (1)
DISCUSSION

Re: all touch, but no contact


>
>"Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can turn it into a
>concept, and then turn it into an idea."
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>- LA party chatter from Annie Hall

small correction --and this is just from memory-- but i believe the
party-goer says:

"Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can *get money* to turn
it into a concept, and then turn it into an idea"

regardless, it's a pithy comedy that relates just as easily to our
recently demised dot.com past as it did to 70s LA.

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DISCUSSION

Re: Press Release: Rhizome.org Awarded $100,000 Grant from Rockefeller Foundation


>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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>August 5, 2002
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>Rhizome.org Awarded $100,000 Grant from Rockefeller Foundation
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so, like... where are we splitting up the loot?
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DISCUSSION

Re: IMPORTANT!!!!


>FORGET global warming

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please disregard.
it seems to be working again, see below...

>+ working?????????

but not to worry, your ever vigilant t.whid will monitor the situation closely.
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DISCUSSION

IMPORTANT!!!!


FORGET global warming
FORGET global terror
FORGET the riaa
FORGET famine
FORGET the mideast
FORGET ALL YOUR PROBLEMS!

we've got a SERIOUS ISSUE at hand that requires our IMMEDIATE ATTENTION!!

IT'S TRUE!

the KEIKO.SUZUKI.SLOGAN.CGI is BROKEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

please email Francis Hwang <francis@rhizome.org> and ask him politely
to fix it. here is a template you can use:

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to: francis@rhizome.org
subject: the KEIKO.SUZUKI.SLOGAN.CGI is BROKEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

the KEIKO.SUZUKI.SLOGAN.CGI is BROKEN! Could you please fix it?

Thank You.

signed,

<your name>
concerned Rhizome_Raw User
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DISCUSSION

speaking of evil corporations


FT investigation: Barons of bankruptcy
An FT investigation has found that the top management of the 25
biggest recent US corporate collapses amassed $3.3bn from share
sales, payoffs and other rewards. In this special report we examine
who made those fortunes, how they did so even as their companies were
heading for bankruptcy, and what lessons can be learned by regulators
and corporate governance reformers

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yes kids; that's 3.3 BILLION US dollars.

that would be about 2.1 billion GBP

from the financial times http://www.ft.com

http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid28039797414&p27953298906

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