The most significant development I can think of is something which hasn't
happened. The Croydon Clocktower gallery (located in suburban London, but
trying to make a name for themselves with some high profile exhibitions)
were going to mount a global retrospective of computer art this Autumn.
This was supposedly going ...

Paul Warren wrote:

(quoted from FuturelessFuture, Introductory Essay section) "In fact, the
web is now blossoming with computer culture artists who have created a new
type of folk art. And as with most folk-based artists, they can often
strike at the heart of meaning with a fierce integrity which is ...

A note on the use of language

As artists and curators are coming to the web to create, programmers and
non-artists who are its native inhabitants are being labeled "folk" artists. I
find this disturbing. Frankly, what most programmers and non-art school web
practitioners create should not be confused with ...

Public Domain Inc.

Surfer heaven! *Phat* and all a dat, if "the intersection of art,
technology, theory, and community" wets your whistle. Pass this one on. I
need a napkin.

The Stinky Artist Collective
Just what it says: totally unpretentious stinky stuff. Is this "geek art?"
Take your nose out of the air.

As in the tower of…, is the ultimate in Retro-antiquity-Techno
presentation of new media art. This site slams liguistic hegemonies (as
does RHIZOME) and replaces them with notions of a chaotic language splendor.

David Hudson wrote:

>From Wired's page on _Osmose_, accessible via:

>"a virtual reality installation that you can only
>find in an art gallery or electronic art ahow…

>"…an experience Mark Pesce calls 'virtual
>kundalini, an expression of philosophy
>without ...

Backspace, a Cyber Gallery, the latest in the upsurge of activity on
the Southbank, London, UK.

The concept and organization of Backspace is intrinsically linked to
the ebb and flow of the River Thames, a much abused and maligned
source of inspiration and energy.

Backspace provides a stimulating environment for ...

During the 50th Theater Festival of Avignon writer (is there a female
word for writer?) Zarza lives there and sends me two fax pages every
day. I scan and colorize them and publish them at 18.00 CET. The pages
are mostly german.

In the summertime, when the weather is hot: the integration of two
worlds is the interesting thing (or an interesting thing, or maybe a
plausible metaphor) for the state of electronic arts in the UK. This
integration (or is it dis-integration) arrives in various ways: –
the institutional shifts – ...

Currently featured at the @art web site, an electronic gallery of
University of Illinois' School of Art and design, is Stephanie Cunningham's
most recent on-line art project SILENCE. SILENCE sets out to depict some
of the ways in which women are systematically deprived of voice in real and
electronic spaces ...

Joseph Nechvatal ( has a new web site. The noisy
background gif makes a potentially interesting text frustratingly difficult
to read. Nechvatal's work "stems from a computer virus program."

Call for participation.
21.07.96 - 27.07.96 inclusive.
'Insite' interactive art event.

excerpt from Insite's website:

By passing visual material between
participants for manipulation, alteration
and addition which is then returned for
further deliberation and work, a visual
dialogue will be created.

The event will involve pairs of ...

Mixed media and postmodern, the authors of this exhibition/performance
operate at the junction between awareness of art history and a willingness
to approach a modern world. This is embodied by the use of contemporary
technology. Image, object, body and communication. Integrating photography
and video by touch up and mixing ...

I/O/D is a interactive magazine available free over the internet.
Featuring art, sound, text and images from an international array of
contributors. It has gained a strong following amongst interactive
designers as well as general computer users as a result of its dedication
to finding the most awkward ...

The art scene in general in DC is very diffuse. Unlike other cities in
which I've lived (Toronto, Buffalo, Pittsburgh) there aren't any strong,
lively arts organizations that act like glue to bring the community
together. There are a number of small regional art centers that exhibit
visual art (painting ...