October 3-13: All over the city, from the Smolny Cathedral to
the Museum of Political History, on canals and train tracks, the IV St.
Petersburg Biennale will offer a program of contemporary art.
It will include new media, video, photography, installation,
performance/actions, as well as a 3-day conference, all ...

Interactive Technology suddenly begins to require governing
bureaucracies to be accountable to more than special-interest lobbies.
Other essential cultures will take longer to free themselves from
similarily imposed sanctions; keeping the channels of disbelief open will
only assist the maturation process. This is even apparent in the
academe-art-world where it ...

One of the curious effects of National Lottery funding for major
arts projects is that it precipitates crises which have been kept in
balance (occasionally for decades) by the absence of cash. Such is the
case with the Tate, the national collection of British, modern and
contemporary art. For twenty ...


Proyecto de exposici

What Is Performance Art? A Digital Intermedia Project

Call for artists: The PAF is paying modest artist fees for any digital
work related to performance art. Images, text, interactive pieces,
digitized video, audio, anything that has been digitized and can be
displayed on the World Wide Web. Any aspect of ...


CONTACT: Kevin Duggan (212) 366-6900 ext. 231
August 1996


The New York Foundation for the Arts announces the creation of a new
"Computer Arts" category within its Artists' Fellowship Program. Awards
of $7,000 will ...

We are pleased to announce the first in a series of Virtual Seminars
by the accomplished artist, Kenneth R. Turner. A Virtual Seminar is
a professional presentation using your favorite HTML Browser on your
personal computer and accessing audio via your telephone. To
synchronize multiple sites around the world the ...

Imagine your computer goes nuts. I'm not talking about the usual data blips
and all out crashes - I'm talking genuine human psychosis. This seems to
have been the premise behind a one-time only performance on August 8 '96 at
the arena here in Berlin, part of an ongoing series entitled ...

G.H. Hovagimyan wrote:
I've just put up some Quicktimes on my Faux Conceptual Art page. You
need to have Netscape Navigator 3.0 with a quicktime plug-in to view the
embedded movies. The files total 1274k and take about 7 minutes to load
with a 28.8 modem. I'm ...

Announcing the on-line publication of:

*Face Value*

Notes on social media and self-exchange.

Join the "Face Value" discussion group by sending mail to

If you find "Face Value" of interest, please post this information or
forward the URL to your colleagues and friends. Thank you for your ...

Recently Joseph Nechvatal posted an essay announcing his BBS, IMMERSIVE
IDEALS / CRITICAL DISTANCES (http://www.thing.net/thingnyc/msgboard.html),
to RHIZOME RAW. His essay can also be found in the <a
href="http://www.rhizome.org/query" target="_top">RHIZOME CONTENTBASE</a> by
searching on the keyword "immersion ...

san diego
museo de
los ninos

Twelve children, six each from Mexico City and the San Diego
area, will participate in a residency program with artist Sheldon Brown at the
Children's Museum/Museo de los Ninos on August 13-15 to research and introduce
a binational, state-of-the-art, virtual reality ...

DEAF96 - Wiretap 2.9
Webbed Workspaces and Artist Programmers

Sunday, 22 September 1996, 14.00 - 17.00 hrs

The electronic networks are increasingly used as interactive, multi-user
and translocal workspaces which artists are discovering for their own
projects, as spaces for developing and elaborating projects as well as for
the ...

DEAF96 Symposium - Digital Territories
19 September 1996, 10.00 - 18.00 hrs
Rotterdam, Lantaren/Venster Theatre

The DEAF96 Symposium takes the thematic triangle of architecture, urban
culture, and electronic networks indicated by the title, 'Digital
Territories', and investigates their mutual relationships and the impact
they have on each other. This ...

A new Bulletin Board discussion area is up on The THING web site for the

at: http://www.thing.net/thingnyc/msgboard.html

The issue(s) under consideration : an examination of the affinity between
art based in Virtual Reality (VR) and previous ...

Virtual Worlds Within the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival

(Atlanta, July 31, 1996) The Olympic Arts Festival today announced the
installation on the Internet of 'Worlds Within', the three-dimensional virtual
world created by the Austrian and German artists of Van Gogh TeleVision. In
'Worlds Within', people from every country and culture ...