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1..... Subject: The Archaeology of Multi-Media
2..... Subject: I R I S H   F A E R Y   M U S I C (fwd)
3..... Subject: ELO Chat August 30--Epubbing
4..... Subject: Global airguitar play-together tonight! (10pm EET DST)
5..... Subject: Bauhaus Award Event City Conference
6..... Subject: Exhbition at Replica 31.8-24.9
7..... Subject: Project Room: still-life
8..... Subject: Bad Subjects -- Calls for Papers
9..... Subject: The Week Of Small Miracles (London, 1-9 September)
10.. Subject: Latest editorial at www.eyestorm.com
11.. Subject: m e t a . f m   r e f r e s h







From: "ricardo dominguez" <rdom {AT} thing.net>
To: <nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net>
Subject: The Archaeology of Multi-Media
Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 08:42:37 -0400





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The Archaeology of Multi-Media A Conference at Brown University (Providence
RI, U.S.A.) Thursday-Saturday, November 2-4, 2000
http://www.modcult.brown.edu/amm

For two-and-a-half days, participants in the conference will engage and
interrogate rhetoric about electronic media that describes them as
fundamentally new, irrevocably transformative and virtually unstoppable.

Refusing to rely on descriptions such as "new" and "digital" (for what
medium has not at one time been new, or is not now produced digitally?),

the conference will highlight mixed-media art and scholarship. It will seek
some alternative interpretations and understandings of the singularity of
electronic content, context, form, and audience, as well as another map of
the ways in which media have always been multiple. Archaeology of
Multi-Media seeks to integrate historical scholarship and emerging modes of
media theory, and to link the study of multimedia with existing work on
'traditional' media, as it opens some emergent spaces of mixture and
multiplicity in present research and action.

In order to do this, we will launch the conference with a
performance/lecture Thursday night by the digital collective Mongrel (a
U.K.- and Jamaica-based artists group set up to explore issues of race,
technology and new-eugenics, and an agency to co-ordinate and set up other
new media projects so that those locked out of the mainstream can gain
strength without getting locked into power structures). This event will be
followed on Friday and Saturday by eight ninety-minute panels, as well as
student mixed-media displays, covering issues like: film, television and

video, and print and or as electronic media; language and systems; conflict
media; identity and difference; and social movements.

"The Archaeology of Multi-Media" brings together an international group of
scholars, artists, activists, and technologists, including:

Geoffrey Batchen (cultural criticism/history of photography; University of
New Mexico, U.S.A.) James Der Derian (international relations; Brown
University, U.S.A.) Richard Dienst (cultural criticism/visual media;
Rutgers University, U.S.A.) Thomas Elsaesser (film/television/new media
theory; University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Wolfgang Ernst
(history/classics/archaeology/museology/media studies; University of
Bochum, Germany) Julia Flanders (Women Writers Project; Scholarly
Technology Group, Brown

University, U.S.A.) Graham Harwood (artist/programmer/co-ordinator;
Mongrel, U.K.) Ken Hillis (theories of communication technologies/virtual
Geography/social and political identities; University of North Carolina,
U.S.A.) Mervin Jarman (artist/programmer/co-ordinator; Mongrel, Jamaica)
Thomas Keenan (human rights/literary theory/media studies; Bard College,

U.S.A.) Lev Manovich (artist, theorist and critic of new media; University
of California, San Diego, U.S.A.) Tara McPherson (gender and critical
studies/television/new media/popular

culture; University of Southern California, U.S.A.) Thomas Levin (media and
cultural history and theory; Princeton University, U.S.A.) Geert Lovink
(media theorist and activist; Adilkno + De Waag + many others, Netherlands)
Nick Mirzeoff (visual culture/art history; SUNY Stony Brook, U.S.A.) Lisa
Nakamura (postcolonial studies/critical theory; Sonoma State, U.S.A.)
Renata Salecl (sociology, criminology, and philosophy; University of
Ljubljana, Slovenia) Cornelia Vismann (rhetoric and media techniques of
law; European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder))

This conference, supported by the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Research in
Culture and Media Studies and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research
on Women, and organized by the Department of Modern Culture and Media at
Brown University, is free and open to the public but registration is
required. Please register either on the web or by emailing amm {AT} brown.edu.
For more information, please visit the website at
http://www.modcult.brown.edu/amm.











Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 00:45:32 -0400 (EDT)
From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com>
To: nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net
Subject: I R I S H   F A E R Y   M U S I C (fwd)

--

(Forward from Miekal And)


Peter Lamborn Wilson

I R I S H    F A E R Y    MUS I C

(workshop / dialogue / listening to recordings of 30 songs)

Sept 2, 2000
1pm - 5pm


donation of $5-$10 requested

Dreamtime Village
http://net22.com/dreamtime/index.shtml

West Lima, WISCONSIN  (80 miles west of Madison)

overnight accomodations available for $8/night.


?????????????????????????

Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey) is an editor of Autonomedia & the
author of

many books including TAZ (Temporary Autonomous Zone), Sacred Drift, Pirate
Utopias, Ploughing the Clouds & Escape from the 20th Century.  He also has a CD
from Axiom of spoken word.  A good Hakim Bey site of introductory links can be
found at http://www.evolutionzone.com/kulturezone/bey/index_body.html



[please replicate this message]





Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 17:30:18 -0600
From: Deena <textra {AT} chisp.net>
To:  "nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net" <nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net>,
Subject: ELO Chat August 30--Epubbing


 Please join us for an Electronic Literature Chat Wednesday August 30, 9
p.m. Eastern time, 8 Central, 7 Mountain, 6 Pacific, Noon Thursday Sydney
time, and 2 am GMT

Everything you've wanted to know about epubbing but were too slow to ask
with Karen Wiesner. E pubbing has been growing at a rapid rate, with web
shattering changes every second. What has been happening with epubbing and
where it is going.

Karen Wiesner is the bestselling author of ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING The
Definitive Guide {The Most Complete Reference for Non-Subsidy
E-Publishing}, the 2nd Edition of which was recently released by Avid Press
LLC. Publishers Weekly calls the Guide a "...must-own resource" and it has
been nominated for an EPPIE

Karen is also the author of three, popular on-going series' published by
Hard Shell Word Factory. Her novel FALLING STAR has been nominated for a
coveted Romantic Times' 1999 E-Book of the Year and is also a finalist in
the EPPIE. In addition, she has a romance anthology published with DiskUs
Publishing, a Frankfurt Award nominee. Her Inkspot column, ELECTRONIC
PUBLISHING Q&A, recently won the 1999 Epub Ambassador Award.

Her newest work, THE PRODUCTIVE WRITER {or how to avoid carpal tunnel with
all those revisions} is forthcoming from Avis Press and her upcoming
releases include two more romance novels, a paranormal romance and a
children's story. Visit her web pages at
<http://www.eclectics.com/karenwiesner>



 INSTRUCTIONS ON JOINING THE CHATS:

To take part in the ELO chats, just go to the Lingua MOO and sign in as a
guest. If you'd like to
learn more about  MOOing, please e-mail Deena Larsen at textra {AT} chisp.net
for a short tutorial.   To
enter LinguaMOO, click onthe URL:   http://lingua.utdallas.edu:7000

 Your browser must be either Netscape Communicator  version 4.08 or newer,
or Microsoft Internet
Explorer version 4.0 or newer. Java, Javascript, and Cookies must be
enabled for the system to
work.  Otherwise, please , telnet to lingua.utdallas.edu 8888

Once in LinguaMOO, type in  {AT} go eliterature to get to the electronic
literature chat room.

 Once there, you can type a quotation mark " and your text to start talking.

 You can also type  {AT} who to find out who else is there.

 We hope you'll join us for this exciting chat.



------------
Electronic Literature Organization
http://www.eliterature.org
Come on over to explore the amazing possibilities
To subscribe, send a blank message to: eliterature-subscribe {AT} eGroups.com

------------




Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 13:53:18 +0300
From: airguitar <airguitar {AT} an.org>
To: nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net
Subject: Global airguitar play-together tonight! (10pm EET DST)

This is the day for the 3rd annual global airguitar play-together on the

net!

Last year(s) were reported here in
http://www.nettime.org/nettime.w3archive/199908/msg00132.html
and we're now building on that, both technically and conceptually,
if all the tech works *knock-knock* (on wood).

Technical info and links to streams&programs will be at
http://an.org/airguitar/ within hours. Basic description here:

At 22.00 Finnish time, 10pm EET DST (8pm GMT, right?), after the annual
airguitar world championship competition, all the world will join and
play together in harmony. The event takes place in Oulu, Finland, as a
part of the music video festival (http://www.omvf.net/).

Besides the netcast for you to follow, it is all about how people from
the net can participate, and trying to make them - you - present for the

audience out here on the market square.

an-Toni as
airguitar {AT} 

(sorry about posting this so late - was so busy with the tech that
lacked on the invitations activities..)







---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 10:37:48 +0200
From: Ute Lenssen <Lenssen {AT} bauhaus-dessau.de>
Subject: Bauhaus Award Event City Conference


The Bauhaus Award

The first International Bauhaus Award will be presented on September 16,
2000.
One prize will be awarded for outstanding achievements in architecture
and urban development, a second in art and new media, while the third
award is a special prize for academic and conceptual work. The Bauhaus
Dessau Foundation  will be conferring the Bauhaus Award every two years
in the future. It focuses on the themes at the center of the Bauhaus'
work, namely city and urban design.

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation has asked more than 100 international
designers from various backgrounds to bring forward potential candidates
for the award. Following a pre-selection by the jury, successful
applicants will have the opportunity to present their work at the
Bauhaus on September 16, 2000. On this day, the final decision will be
made.

Thematic Focus: Event City

The urban entertainment culture of the 21st century, the event city, is
made up of theme worlds given over to spectacles, enjoyment, consumption
and entertainment.. Malls, theme parks, raves and leisure centers have
become hallmarks of big cities. Urban entertainment centers bring
together shopping, entertainment and event under one roof and are
celebrated around the world as successful examples for the
revitalization of inner cities. How can architecture and art maintain
their claim to provide guidance when our entire everyday world is
increasingly stylized into a holistic work of art? What can architecture
and art contribute to the design and integration of an event city? The
Bauhaus will address these issues and others at the 2nd International
Bauhaus Kolleg starting in September 2000.

The Conference

Friday, Sept 15, 2000

10.00 - 13.00 h

Opening    Omar Akbar, Dessau

The Culture of Cities in the 21st Century

On the road to Event City  Regina Bittner, Dessau

Citytainment - Public Space  Dieter Hassenpflug, Weimar
Event Spaces in the cityscape

Global Mass Culture   Angela McRobbie, London

Criticism versus Culture?  Walter Prigge, Dessau


15.00 - 18.00 h    Architecture of Performance

Artificial Paradises   John Jerde, Los Angeles

Scapes    Anna Klingmann, Z¸rich

Event Space    Michael Sorkin, New York

Chair: Andreas Ruby, Berlin

20.00 - 21.30 h     Panel discussion: The end of art
in the event society?
      Regina Bittner; Diedrich
Diederichsen, Berlin; Boris Groys, Karlsruhe;
      Barbara Steiner, K–ln.

Saturday, Sept 16, 2000

Conferral of the Bauhaus Award 2000 with introduction of the price
categories and presentations by the candidates

10.00 - 12.30  h   Architecture and Urban Design

14.00 - 15.45 h   Art and New Media

16.15 - 17.30 h   Social and Cultural Sciences: Academic
and Conceptual Work

17.30 - 19.00 h   Meeting of the Jury

19.00 - 20.00 h   Handing over of the Award: Gerd Harms,
      Minister of Culture,
Saxony-Anhalt

20.00 h    Diner in the Bauhaus Canteen
      with Klaus Trebes,
Gargantua, Frankfurt/Main

Klub Session


Registration

I wish to register

  <<...>>  for the conference on Sept 15 and 16, 2000
   <<...>>  alone   <<...>>  in
company

  <<...>>  for the conferral of the Award on Sept 16, 2000,
19.00 h
   <<...>>  alone   <<...>>  in
company

  <<...>>  for the festive evening dinner on Sept 16,
2000-07-30
   <<...>>  alone    <<...>>  in
company



Address for your registration:

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Servicebereich
Gropiusallee 38
D 06846 Dessau
Tel. +49 (0) 340 6508 250
Fax +49 (0) 340 6508 226

e-mail service {AT} bauhaus-dessau.de



Please note that the auditorium and the canteen of the Bauhaus offer
limited seating capacity and register on time!

Conference and Conferral of the Award will be broadcasted live on the
Internet: www.bauhaus-dessau.de <http://www.bauhaus-dessau.de>. Here,
additional information on the program, on the Bauhaus Kolleg II "Event
City" and on other activities of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation can be
found.


Marie Neum¸llers
Presse- und ÷ffentlichkeitsarbeit
Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau
Gropiusallee 38
D 06846 Dessau
tel. +49 (0) 340 6508 225
fax +49 (0) 340 6508 226
mail neumuellers {AT} bauhaus-dessau.de









Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 13:17:43 +0200
To: headq {AT} replica.nu
From: Replica fall 2000 <project {AT} replica.nu>
Subject: Exhbition at Replica 31.8-24.9

<fontfamily><param>Geneva</param>"this boy could be me"


Group exhibition at Replica Theater & Art Center=20


Maria Miesenberger, Anders Boqvist, Dejan Antonijevic, Charlotte
Enstr=F6m, Matts Leiderstam, Annika Eriksson, Sesse Lind, Maria Friberg,
Lars Tunbj=F6rk, Lotta Antonsson, Jenny Stigsdotter, and Igor Savchenko.


August 31-September 24, 2000

Opening: Thursday August 31, 6-12 pm. Bar and DJ (Patrik Arve from
Teddybears)


Guest curator: Olga Kopenkina, Minsk/New York.




What does it mean to see and to be seen?


Replica is pleased to present "this boy could be me" (following
Pasolini's statement on the gaze at the object reflecting the viewer's
desire), an exhibition which explores how we recognize identities of
others and how we place ourselves in relation to the other. The
exhibition comprises images that address the complexity of human
identity presented by models of fashion and advertizement; individual,
corporate, or familial portraits; environmental photographs as well as
anonymous footage.=20

The show also explores how a particular space, that of Replica Theater
& Art Center, can be a site across which different identities could
pass, how it constitutes conditions for vision

and recognition.


=46or more information: www.replica.nu

or call Olga Kopenkina at 08 650 08 84.

e-mail: project {AT} replica.nu


_________________________________


Replica Theater & Art Center

Hantverkargatan 78

112 39 Stockholm





---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 23:34:57 -0400
From: NOMADS <nomads {AT} nomadnet.org>
To: nettime {AT} bbs.thing.net
Subject: Project Room: still-life

still-life by John Hudak
http://www.nomadnet.org/still-life/index.htm


three times a day you may see us

through van gogh's starry night palette.


other times

a dining room

a cat

or a book.


every three minutes

another look.



NOMADS is pleased to announce the launch of still-life, a new web project by
John Hudak created for our on-line Project Room.

In still-life, Hudak points a black and white webcam at his dining room
table capturing a still image every three minutes which is then colorized
utilizing van gogh's starry night palette.  Each individual image is further
converted to audio, creating a unique soundtrack which is updated every time
a new still-life is transmitted. Playing-off the notion of a webcam as a
surveillance or voyeuristic device, Hudak instead creates a painterly
portrait of his life and surroundings.


Hudak is a sound artist whose work has been presented on numerous cds and in
live performances. He has also created a number of web-based works including
three projects for turbulence (http://www.turbulence.org).

still-life requires the QuickTime 4.0 plug-in.

---
NOMADS
www.nomadnet.org






---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: lockard {AT} socrates.Berkeley.EDU
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 15:42:11 -0700 (PDT)
To: nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net
Subject: Bad Subjects -- Calls for Papers

BAD SUBJECTS:  Politics of Everyday Life

CALL FOR PAPERS 2000-2001


Bad Subjects is seeking short, accessible essays relating to the politics
of everyday life.  Essays should be short (around 3000 words) and should
be written in accessible and jargon-free prose.  Writing that combines
practical issues with theoretical consideration will be especially
appreciated.  Feel free to query issue editors on essay proposals.  Visit
the journal at http://eserver.org/bs/

Issue topics for 2000-2001 include:

* Spirits
* Improper Intellectuals
* Alienated Labor
* Strangers
* Garbage
* BOOGIE!


SPIRITS -- Bad Subjects #51

We are continuously surrounded by the image, suggestion, and even presence
of spirits. Perhaps someone gave you a boxing alien doll for your
birthday, or your mother channels on weekends, or you are a day-trading
slave to the sinister "invisible hand." A spirit can be something undead,
something all-too-dead, or magic that guides the living. Depending on your
perspective, we have an overabundance of spirits in our everyday lives, or
an underabundance. In overabundance, we have the spirit of capitalism --
no longer in the form of the Protestant ethic -- but in the form of a
god-like deus-ex-machina to be revered, not explained. Inexplicable
phenomena make for good popular cultural fare, even with the X-Files'
ratings on the decline. Even the human genome could be thought of as a map
of the human spirit. But at the same time the contemporary popularity of
irony and cynicism among the cultured bourgeoisie point to an age devoid
of spirit -- of course they also point to the spirit of the age.

Subjects for consideration might include: Zeitgeists; poltergeists; the
spirit of revolution; the dead; wine and other spirits; school spirit;
aether; marginal experiences; science and the spirit world; The Skeptical
Enquirer; the Tao, feelings of debt, loss, or grief; spirit photography;
radio waves; spirituality; psychic phenomena; trips through time;
disembodied beings; angel cards; millennial movements; qi, graveyards; the
alien fetish; or credit (perhaps the defining spectre of our era).

Deadline for submissions is September 7, 2000. Send submissions to issue
editors Jonathan Sterne <jsterne+ {AT} pitt.edu> and Megan Shaw Prelinger
<alysons {AT} earthlink.net>.


IMPROPER INTELLECTUALS -- Bad Subjects #52

Walter Benjamin once bitterly described the condition of being an
intellectual as the experience of a perpetual state of homelessness. "The
problematic situation of intellectuals," Benjamin argued, leads them to
question their own right to exist because society consistently denies them
the means to exist, i.e. easy access to respectable forms of employment
whose middle class status is simply unquestionable. While Benjamin's
beliefs were rooted in his own difficult personal experiences of having
his dissertation rejected, and an inability to find proper employment
doing what he did best - writing; nonetheless, Benjamin extrapolated from
his circumstances that there is a certain lack of cultural value placed
upon intellectual activity that ideally culiminates in an experience of
political radicalization. In the Improper Intellectuals issue, Bad
Subjects would like to invite contributors to explore Benjamin's thesis.
Is the alienating experience of being an intellectual really all that
radicalizing?  For that matter, what's so alienating about intellectual
life anyway? Go nuts.

Submissions to issue editors Joel Schalit <riotgoy {AT} ix.netcom.com> and
Geoff Sauer <gsauer {AT} cmu.edu> due October 17, 2000.


ALIENATED LABOR -- Bad Subjects #53

For Marx, capitalism represented "the domination of thing over man, of
dead labor over living labor, of the product over the producer." It's a
formulation worth recalling in this era of globalization, when mainstream
pundits paint the free market as a fountain of youth. And it's one that
the activists who participated in the "Battle in Seattle" and subsequent
protests against the WTO, World Bank, and other institutions have taken to
heart, whatever their position on Marxism.

The Alienated Labor issue takes Marx's formulation as the starting point
for an exploration of the nature and manifestations of working people's
alienation under capitalism.  How do we confront and contend with work
that we realize is for the benefit of the "prosperous few?"  How do we
organize workplaces to reclaim the fruits of labor for ourselves?  How do
we combat the alienation of life energies at work, at home, and on the
streets?

This issue invites essays on the politics of labor; labor organizing
drives and activism; malcontent workers; non-compliance, disobedience,
sabotage, work actions and strikes; identity politics and labor; "illegal"
labor (like that of undocumented workers or prostitutes); migrant labor;
unemployment; working at home and telecommuting;  9-to-5 dead-end jobs;
mental health and work; occupational health; bad bosses and tyranny in the
workplace; the "disappearance of labor" in consumer economies; laboring
for a survival wage; the anomie that comes with meaningless work; and
other related topics.

Contact issue co-editors Charlie Bertsch at <cbertsch {AT} u.arizona.edu> and
Joe Lockard at <lockard {AT} socrates.berkeley.edu> if you are interested in
contributing. The deadline for finished articles will be November 28,
2000.


STRANGERS - Bad Subjects #54

There are strangers in our midst. Every day we deal with people who are to
varying degrees unfamiliar to us. Often these interactions take place
without much awareness on our part: they barely register on our social
radar screen. We buy groceries from complete strangers, exchange
pleasantries about the weather with them, or simply pass them on the
street -- all without giving it as much as a second thought. But at other
times, the strangers in our midst become the focus of our attention,
eliciting from us strong responses loaded with political meaning. With hot
heads and anxious hearts we denounce the influx of 'foreigners' and
'aliens' into our communities, calling for their expulsion, incarceration
or marginalization. Or, in a move equally fraught with political and
cultural significance, we travel to the opposite end of the spectrum and
eagerly embrace strangers, treating them as fetishes upon which to project
our innermost desires and fantasies. And, of course, sometimes the shoe is
on the other foot and we find ourselves playing the part of the stranger,
when, for example, we travel to another country, interact with a cultural
scene different from our own or simply drive through a new neighborhood.

Possible topics might include: the marking of certain groups as 'strange';
the definition of strangers, aliens, and foreigners in the politics of
immigration and multiculturalism; travel and the experience of being a
stranger; personal experiences of feeling strange, odd, and out of place;
aliens and extraterrestrials; the stranger in film, literature, and other
types of pop culture; discrimination against strangers; exotic strangers;
threatening strangers; strangers and fear.

Deadline for submissions is January 23, 2001. Send submissions to issue
editors John Brady <jsbrady {AT} socrates.berkeley.edu> or Steven Rubio
<srubio {AT} hooked.net>.


GARBAGE -- Bad Subjects #55

Today we live in a world were consumption of innumerable products
continues to grow.  With each new product or market niche discovered and
exploited, the capitalist law of designed obsolescence becomes more
apparent.  Everything we buy ends up in a landfill coming to a low-income
neighborhood near -- but not too near -- you.

What is the role of garbage in our world today?  Is there such a thing as
garbage in the material sense, or as demonstrated by the intense rise in
collectibles of every sort over the past five years, has capitalism
managed to turn its waste into something other than garbage?  What then
are the new disposables of the 21st century?  Is garbage now confined to
immaterial social institutions and beliefs once viewed as indispensable?

Property values now matter more than accessible housing.  Profits for
share holders take precedence over stable labor markets and wages that
maintain a quality standard of living.  What is the status of family?
Friendship? Love? Parenting? Charity? Ethics?  This is not an
old-fashioned argument for right-wing Christian family values.  Rather it
is a query to explore the interrelationship of the continual rise of
material commodities to the point where almost everything that's physical
is potentially a sacred material commodity and the seeming restructuring
of the immaterial as expendable, unimportant, irrelevant -- garbage.

What is garbage today -- and why? Deadline for submission is March 6,
2001.  Send submissions to issue editor Robert Soza
<r_soza {AT} uclink4.berkeley.edu>.


BOOGIE! -- Bad Subjects #56

More than just music, BOOGIE! suggests its expression through dance, an
attitude, assertion and a way of moving.  "Boogie" depends on *beat,*
which, in the broader sense, reflects and may drive the rhythms of our
behavior outside the disco.

To cover the sound, the groove and fingerpoppin' of daily life, we seek
analysis of the progressive, regressive and repressive in Punk, Rap,
Dance, Pop, Country, Crossover Classical, and other, underexamined or
unfashionable, musical forms. Replay the politics of music and power,
music sold to us, music taken from or by us, musics and communities,
music's facilitating technologies, that insistent beat and the power-chord
moments when music helped us make political sense of this mystifying
world.

>From Bronx Italians in Spike Lee's "Summer of Sam" to suburban New Agers
and those execs on Robert Bly retreats finding their inner African via
tropical beats, boogie brings together disparate communities in a
symbiosis as universal as the drum itself.  In the midst of Manchester's
post-urban techno-wasteland, rave culture asserts its organic
pulse.  Liberation through Ecstasy?  Or just more agony?

For others, "let's boogie" is just a way to say "I'm outta here!"  What
does BOOGIE! mean to you?

Deadline for submissions is April 17, 2001. Please send submissions to
issue editors Mike Mosher <mikemosh {AT} well.com> or Lindsey Eck
<music {AT} gvtc.com>.






Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 13:23:27 -0400 (EDT)
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To: Felix Stalder <stalder {AT} fis.utoronto.ca>
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Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 12:34:41 -0400 (EDT)
From: David Mandl <dmandl {AT} panix.com>
To: Nettime <nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net>
Subject: The Week Of Small Miracles (London, 1-9 September)

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Announcing

THE WEEK OF SMALL MIRACLES
Friday 1-  Saturday 9 September 2000

The Week of Small Miracles is a Millennium project curated by Peter
Cusack and produced by the London Musicians' Collective, realised in
and around North London's River Lee.


This event celebrates the unique, often bizarre, geography, culture
and history of the people in the Lee Valley area.  It is a
collaboration between artists across the media; performance, writing,
visual art, sound/music, video and participatory events. There will be
an exhibition, Colourscape music, the Small Miracles free newspaper
and website, an audio CD of Lea Valley sounds and stories, a treasure
hunt and a boat travelling down the canal which converts into a cinema
by night.  Featuring Anna Best; John Bisset; Rupert Carey; Peter
Cusack; Simon Faithfull; Ella Gibbs; Mss Producers; Viv Corringham;
John Wynne; Jeff Higley; Tomoko Takahashi; and Colourscape.

Colourscape
A vast sculptural environment full of musicians and artists, drawing on
performers from the local ethnic communities and running the whole of the
first weekend of The Week of Small Miracles.
Sat	2nd Sept	Jeff Higley (Tibetan singing bowls) and Viv Corringham
			(voice).  Plus recordings of Lea Valley sounds.
Sun	3rd Sept
			At 2pm and 4pm: Kurdish music by Muslum Calgin and
			Niyazi
			Akyer.
			At 3pm and 5pm: Mass Producers: 20-strong saxophone
			and vocal ensemble, performing a new composition for
			Colourscape by Caroline Kraabel.

Permeable Sanctuary	All week at any time in the evening along the canal
in Lea Valley Park
Sound artist John Wynne will make small-scale sonic interventions at
strategic locations during the week. Using electronic reminders designed
especially for each site, this diffuse sound piece will unobtrusively but
poignantly address the encroachment of sound signals from the surrounding
urban soundscape into the Lea Valley Park.

Springfield Treasure Hunt
Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th September
Springfield Park
For children and spirited adults.
Track down the Violinic Spider, play a Windmill Trombone and unearth the
sleeping Gialophone. Unravel the Spider's Histories of the Valley, discover
wildlife - hunt with your ears, eyes and imagination. Prizes! Prizes!
Prizes! Music! Music! Music!
Start at the Riverside CafÈ (next to the Rowing Club, opposite
the Marina), at the bottom of Spring Hill.
Collect a map / tasksheet anytime between 1.30 and 4pm.
Train: Clapton
Bus: 253 to Upper Clapton Road


Underneath the Arches
Saturday 9th September 4pm
Walthamstow Marsh
Six musicians playing and singing in different combinations in the unique
acoustic spaces underneath the Walthamstow Marsh viaduct. The performance
is devised and conducted by Caroline Kraabel (sax/ voice), featuring
Charlotte Hug (viola / voice), Sylvia Hallett (violin / voice), John
Edwards (double bass / voice), Hannah Marshall (cello, voice) and Phil
Wachsmann (violin/voice).

VISUAL ARTS:
Night Stop Cinema
4th - 8th September
For five days, Ella Gibbs will take a trip down the Lea valley on the boat
'Jubilee', stopping daily at different places. Each night the boat will be
converted into a cinema.  Night Stop Cinema Programme includes selected
'favourite' feature films of residents and workers in the Lee Valley area,
and short films made by independent film makers and artists.
Date		Place			Nearest transport
Mon	4th	Cheshunt Lock	Cheshunt Station
Tues	5th	Under M25 Bridge	Waltham Cross Station
Wed	6th 	Picketts Lock		Bus 363 from Tottenham Hale Tube
Thurs	7th 	Stonebridge Lock	Tottenham Hale Tube, Bus 363
Fri	8th	The Robin Hood	Clapton Station, Bus 253

Ghost House
Friday 1st September 6pm - 11pm
2nd - 9th September 11am - 11pm
The Robin Hood, 11 High Hill Ferry, Upper Clapton E5
Artists Anna Best and Rupert Carey have hired the Robin Hood function room
for an exhibition resulting from their ongoing investigation of ghostly
phenomena. They are collecting ghost stories and information for
publication.  Info: contact Rupert on 020 8690 9989 or email
rupert.carey {AT} virgin.net. Train: Clapton; Bus: 253 to Upper Clapton Road

"It" Games
Friday 8th September 10.30pm
Springfield Park
Following the final Night Stop Cinema (outside the Robin Hood), featuring
Tomoko Takahashi.

Small Miracles on the Web
Lee Navigation by Simon Faithfull
www.smallmiracles.org.uk / leenavigation
Lee Navigation is an internet based artwork which reflects this enigmatic
region. Combining simple line drawings and text, Lee Navigation weaves the
echoes of 'real' space to form a strange inverse image - scrolling from the
source to the mouth of this river system.
River Lea -  Source and Mouth by John Smith
www.smallmiracles.org.uk / sourceandmouth
A short video juxtaposing views of the source and mouth of the River Lea.

PLUS:
Week Of Small Miracles Newspaper: 20,000 copies will be distributed free
throughout the Lee Valley. As well as providing a map and programme of
events. The  newspaper will include commissioned writing by local poets and
historians, artists' contributions and much more. Plentiful colour
illustrations.

CD  release: The Horse Was Alive,  The Cow Was Dead: A CD of sounds,
stories and people along the Lea Valley - recorded by Peter Cusack. Seventy
minutes packed with extraordinary audio. Nightingales beside the humming
substation...  The bag of gold...  Canalside incidents...
Two headless bears... Robin Hood Karaoke... Mass football... Rowing boats
>from underwater... Walthamstow Marsh dawn chorus... Coots fighting... and
much more!
£5.00 during The Week Of Small Miracles from Colourscape, the Jubilee boat
or (post free) from LMC Ltd, 3.6 Lafone House, 11 - 13 Leathermarket
Street, London SE1 3HN.

PRESS INFORMATION:
Ed on 020 7403 1922

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London Musicians' Collective Limited
3.6 Lafone House, 11-13 Leathermarket Street, London SE1 3HN
Tel: 0207 403 1922
Fax: 0207 403 1880
http://www.l-m-c.org.uk
Registered charity number 290236
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Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 16:57:40 +0100
From: Angie Wong <angie.wong {AT} eyestorm.com>
Subject: Latest editorial at www.eyestorm.com

NEW WRITING

The Sleepless Photographer - Hiroshi Sugimoto interviewed
Sugimoto's commitment to taking photographs that combine the conceptual, the
sensual and the technical has made him a rising contemporary art star. Here
he talks to Martin Herbert about what it takes to get the bigger picture.

Cross-dressing Cultures - the fifth Biennial of Contemporary Art in Lyon
'Sharing Exoticisms' promised a new approach to the global survey show.
Sophie Berrebi argues that it does bravely break new ground, but wonders
whether it has fallen at the final hurdle: showing good art.

Finders Keepers - the latest Online Art column by Jon Thomson
While designers often trawl the web for clever pieces of code to copy, some
artists are swallowing whole sites in the name of art. What do people want
in web-based art? And who's looking?

At Home in the Museums - the latest on the state of contemporary art
When art takes its lead from the functionality of domestic objects it isn't
getting closer to home, argues writer Ralph Rugoff, just reaffirming its
place in the museum.

Basel Is Booming - the latest news on the contemporary art market
The world's biggest annual art fair has traditionally been the major
marketplace for classic 20th-century art. This year, however, Colin Gleadell
finds that contemporary artists are the talk of the town.

In the DISCUSSION SPACE
We ask the questions! Over the summer, eyestorm is giving its expert
debate-setters a break and is instead asking site visitors a series of
questions straight out: Is having a look at other people's homepages
yoyeuristic? Are you yourself an online exhibitionist? What kind of
exhibition would you hang on your wall?





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