From: Lev Manovich
Subject: The Death of Computer Art
Format: ASCII
Average Reading Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
Signal to Noise Ratio: unknown
Rating: adult
Genre: provocation

After reading with great interest recent discussions about this year's
ISEA and Ars Electronica, I wanted to offer the following thoughts
(partly, as ...

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LIVE ONLINE PERFORMANCES by PLAINTEXT PLAYERS

October 22 & 30 and November 5 & 8 (8pm)

at

POSTMASTERS GALLERY
80 Greene Street, NYC USA
via live projection

The Internet's premiere improvisational performance troupe presents: THE
CANDIDE CAMPAIGN

In this original series of one hour improvisations, the naive and
sentimental young ...

A Personal Invitation from honoria

"Come to Me: The Birth of a Clone"
From Act 1, Scene 2 of the Cyberopera

H O N O R I A I N C I B E R S P A Z I O

The First Opera in Cyberspace

Written by listservs Leri ...

Has anyone seen the "Low Res Digital Film Festival"? The New York City
installment closed Saturday after four sell-out nights at the Kitchen.

The festival (http://www.lowres.com) claims to "focus on how computers
and other digital tools affect the way people make low budget films and
videos." ...

GREGNIK (PROTO 1) by Gregory Green

Gregory Green's Gregnik (Proto 1) is an innovative new public art
project involving the construction of a fully functional prototype
communications satellite modelled on the former USSR's Sputnik. Green is
an American performance and installation artist who in 1996 has recently
received national media ...

Across Two Cultures: Digital Dreams 4

15 - 17 November 1996
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Across 2 Cultures: Digital Dreams 4 is a 3 - day event exploring
electronic arts in the context of a changing relationship between art
and science.

The event comprises a 3 day conference, specially commissioned
installations by British artists Simon ...

ON TOTALITARIAN INTERACTIVITY (notes from the enemy of the people)

Alexei Shulgin is right in analyzing the phenomenon of interactive art and
media as a shift from representation to manipulation. [see Alexei Shulgin,
"<a href="/cgi/to.cgi?t=239">Art, Power, and Communication</a>" in RHIZOME CONTENTBASE, 10.11 ...

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ii.The basic structure is a banquet or picnic. Each player must bring a
dish or bottle, etc., …………

read the rest at HAKIM BEY FANCLUB:

http://www.desk.nl/~suzan/picknick/index.html ...

Last night I went to "Feel Surreal," a night of music videos which is
part of the New York "Low Res Digital Film Festival"
(http://www.lowres.com). Friday and Saturday night will be the "Main
Program," a series of digital video shorts. The festival, which claims
to ...

PRESS RELEASE

X-Factor Announces Online Conference for Experimental Media

http://thecity.sfsu.edu/users/XFactor

X-Factor, the national coalition for the advocacy of experimental media,
announces the X-Factor Online Conference for Experimental Media on the
Internet's World Wide Web, concerning the state of experimental film and
video. This interactive conference ...

"Yeah, somebody owned the hill the mine was in, but what we wanted to do
was cut into it, develop tubes under and near the surface which could
potentially yield useful ore, or even effects for each other and the
group at-large. "

-Pierre Salkas, Colorado miner

Beginning Friday Oct ...

Self-Destruct Mechanism

The X-Factor Conference on experimental media is now on-line:

http://thecity.sfsu.edu/users/XFactor

For the conference, I've written a short piece on "virtual ontologies"
called "Self-Destruct Mechanism." Have a read:

http://thecity.sfsu.edu/users/XFactor/participants/rodriguez.html

I'm looking forward to your responses.

new company, new vision

jackie lightfield & khyal braun announce ART SPARK INTERACTIVE. This is
the publishing label of blowtorch studios, "industrial strength design"
(www.blowtorch.com), and the only interactive arts studio on the east
coast!

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A Call to multimedia Artists
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we are seeking original works, (we ...

I've just released "Technophobia" and I'm currently researching for the
second CD. It doesn't matter how large or small the piece is only that
it is original, thought provoking work.

I'm looking forward to seeing what artists are making with new
technology, including those coming from other cultural sectors such ...

Eva Wohlgemuth and I are presenting our internet project SIBERIAN DEAL
in the Electronic Page section, which is curated by Irina Aktuganova who
is director of Gallery 21 - part of the Pushkin Square art complex.
Also here from Vienna are the group Das Frohliche Wohnzimmer, and Hilus.
We are all ...