Proposal CITY EXCHANGE no. 1


The basis of this project is to conduct a series of psychogeographical
explorations of various cities. Ultimately the goal is to initiate a
network/index of psychgeographical pursuits through a physical city
exchange and symbolic Net exchange.

By inhabiting the cultural ...


Visiting the houses of the dead:
Well made visitors guide to the official culture of
death in Berlin. Digitize your obsessions.

Viewing the construction process:
This is not the average web-cam ...

The Ars Electronica Festival 1996 opened last night with a performance
by the Catalan theater group Els Comediants / La Fura dels Baus,
inaugurating the new Ars Electronica Center here in Linz. The AEC is a
so-called "Museum of the Future" designed to host a permanent
exhibition. The intention is to ...

So, David Tudor has died. I read this in the UK daily paper The Guardian
(London, Aug 28, 96).

For myself, at least, he was a major influence. Not so much
artistically, I have never been that enamoured of the post-Fluxus/Cage
aesthetic. But he was a pioneer in the ...

here an event for all of you, who want to taste another Swiss-chocolate!

VIPER 1996 - 22. - 27. Oct.
opens new horizons. Makes sparks fly. Does the digital tango. An arena for
rebels and dreamers, heretics and nomads, pioneers and visionaries.
VIPER's new focus this year is on the challenges of ...

Nino Rodriguez is asking more interesting questions – this time about
identification. I think there are ways of extending the question and
proposing some possible avenues of exploration in cyborg psychology.

Filmic idenitification starts from projection. In *apparatus theory*,
the illusion that you are the source of projection (because it ...

Welcome Back to the Empire

We will try to construct an interactive parallel history. The combining
of the three platforms mentioned below will assist us in that intention.

Platform 1.

Alexander III of Macedonia had not died on June 13, 323 BC
in Babylon after his return from India. He ...

Nino Rodriguez wrote:

[…] What does it mean to psychologically impose personal narratives onto
the real-time representations of your fellow participants?


(Full text, *Question for Friday/ psychological imposition* can be found in
the <a href="" target="_top">RHIZOME
CONTENTBASE</a> by searching on ...

New Media Catalogue Project at V tape


* V tape is embarking on a pilot project to collect and catalogue information
about artists and projects in new media. The catalogue is intended as a
platform ...

Jodi's homepage for moscow wwwart centre

The creators are obviously disciples of cyberpunk ideology with rather
good taste (strange combination!).

They have presented a post-linguistic and post-visual investigation
that reflects very well the state of contemporary culture and

It's very logical ...

Dear friends,

Thank you very much for your interest in our project
<saved ideas>/<idealike ideas>.

Who are we?
25 artists/scientist and producers of "culture", trying to build up
an alternative art forum and to promote artists, who's ideas are
neglected on the art market. We try to realize ...

I'm thinking about identification again.

In traditional film and video, the viewer attempts [or is encouraged] to
emotionally identify with the characters they watch on the screen – usually
with the protagonist, antagonist, etc…

In real life, however, we generally don't walk around watching people,
looking for someone to be ...

Call For Participation!

February 24-26, 1997
March 17-19, 1997
Hyatt Regency, Monterey California, USA

Announcing VRML 97, a technical symposium focusing upon the research,
technology, and applications of VRML, the Virtual Reality Modeling Language.

VRML 97 will be a 3-day technical forum including courses and in-depth
workshop discussions on ...


Kenseth Armstead asked:
What are your favorite sites for viewing design? How have your experiences
as a commercial designer affected your notion of new media art in general?

khyal braun, partner, blowtorch responded:

NeW mEdIa InFlUeNcEs, NoT wHaT yOu'D eXpEcT


I am looking, bored, as pixels gather ...

>From the 24th of August until the first of September 1996 there will be the
2nd International Festival of Computer Arts

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 ...