In Reference to the post by Arno Coenen & Rene Bosma about their Live

Quite frankly I find it incredibly disingenuous to mention the amount of
money spent on any art project. Especially when most artists struggle
along from day to day often working at other jobs to pay ...

I've been reading an essay called "Attention!" by Brian Moriarty. He's
the head of Mpath Interactive, a company that intends to bring
multi-user, networked, computing experiences, otherwise known as
internet games, to the masses (or at least those with a small amount of
disposable income).

Some choice quotes:

"If ...

I have now attended a number of the International Symposia on the
Electronic Arts (since FISEA in Holland over 8 years ago). A number of
comments come to mind after attending ISEA in Rotterdam last week.

a) The term "electronic art" is beginning to loose all meaning since it
does ...

Live Diary is a network project starting the 5th of October.

The Dutch artists Arno Coenen and Ren

7 and 8 November 1996, Amsterdam

Speakers now include:
IVAN ILLICH (renowned social thinker); DANNY HILLIS (VicePresident of
R&D at Disney); REM KOOLHAAS (architect and city designer); SAM PITRODA
(chairman of WorldTel); RICK PRELINGER (film archivist); OLIVER MORTON
(editor Wired ...

SunSITE@UTK is centered around the idea that emerging Internet
technologies, and in particular Internet-based communication tools, will
enable us to build new types of fertile and active learning communities
involving people who are widely dispersed geographically. The creation
and development of such distributed learning communities is a guiding
theme ...

Here are excerpts of an interview I did with Stelarc a few weeks ago,
maybe it answers some of the questions Mark Tribe posed in his email on
"<a href='/object.rhiz?212'>Cyborg Bodies</a>." The full version is forthcoming on Zer0News
( ...

New York
September 16, 1996:


WAREHOUSE catalog, and ENGLISH BULLDOG PROCREATION techniques have for
design in the 90s?

*How can we inject "GRANDMOTHERLINESS," or the quality of a ...

Gusztav Hamos, the well known Hungarian born TV, film and video maker –
he has lived in Germany since childhood – brought his new computer
generated installation work MOBIUS CIRCUS to EMAF. Originally presented
in Budapest at the Butterfly Effect (connect to, MOBIUS
CIRCUS was a visually ...

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EMAF '96 has a longstanding position in the media art scene of Europe,
and for more than a decade has brought together the various disciplines
in a week-long international get-together of artists, curators and
critics. The festival has always tried to include what is popularly
called *state of the art ...

The problem of the body in technology haunted the European Media Art
Festival like a zombie, staggering through presentations, performances
and lectures by Stelarc, Prof. Joseph Weizenbaum, NVA and De La Guarda.

Stelarc's presentation at EMAF was part slide talk, part tech demo. He
showed slides and videos of his ...

George Legradies installation ist eine der interessantesten
Programmmierungen - auf CD-ROM die in den oeffentlichen Raum
transferiert werden. Die Praesentation in der Dominikanerkirche ist eine
erfrischende erholung. Seine installation Slippery traces - a postcard
ride ist eine aufgrund poersoenlicher Assoziationen verknuepfter
navigation durch eine Postkartenlandschaft, die texte generiert.

Einzelne Worte werden bestimmten ...


This week we are breaking our one message per week rule to give you a
special edition of RHIZOME DIGEST, produced in collaboration with the
Telepolis Journal, for EMAF (the European Media Art Festival) in
Osnabrueck, Germany.

For more information, images and texts about EMAF, please check out ...

On 9.9.96 Marie Ringler wrote:

I agree with Boris Groendahl: the Ars Electronica Center is quite
disappointing. It's crammed with too many gadgets, and not enough space
is devoted to reflection. But yes, I admit I also liked the CAVE. Not
for it's content and graphics, but for ...

With the simultaneous opening of the exhibition "" at the
New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the "Mediascape" exhibition at the
Soho Guggenheim, inaugurating this museum's new commitment to new media
arts, the entire season-opening weekend in the New York Soho art world
seemed saturated by an interest ...