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     Wizards of OS 2--Open Cultures & Free Knowledge   
 Felix Stalder <felix {AT} openflows.org> 
     Visual Worlds conference announcement   
 "John R. Hall" <jrhall {AT} ucdavis.edu> 
     Re: <nettime> Information Cannot B[audrillard, etc] 
 "clement Thomas - pavu.com" <ctgr {AT} free.fr>
     Invitation to CULT 2001 
 "Pia Vigh" <pia.vigh {AT} www.kulturnet.dk>  
     cddc listserv service 
 jeremy hunsinger <jhuns {AT} vt.edu> 
     book announcement--Ludlow 
 Jud Wolfskill <wolfskil {AT} MIT.EDU>
   HWBi   LA2-Airwaves
 michelle teran <mteran {AT} interlog.com>

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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 09:34:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Felix Stalder <felix {AT} openflows.org>
Subject: Wizards of OS 2--Open Cultures & Free Knowledge 

Wizards of OS 2
Open Cultures & Free Knowledge

International Conference at the
House of World Cultures Berlin
October 11 - 13, 2001

http://wizards-of-os.org/

 
"Defending the freedom of knowledge is probably the most important task
facing us in the future." (Professor Norbert Szyperski at Wizards of OS 1)

Free software has proven that freedom, openness and community work. And it
has proven this in the very area of technology that forms the core of the
digital "knowledge society" and, as such, is the battlefield for fierce
competition. It appears entirely improbable that, in a market built up over
thirty years by large companies such as Microsoft, Sun and IBM, loosely
organized groups of free developers could attain a market share of 60
percent. The fact that this improbability has become a reality makes it one
of the great confrontations of the late 20th century. In the meantime, free
computer programs such as GNU/Linux and Apache have long since proven their
quality and one can legally refer to Microsoft as a monopoly. It has grown
quieter around the long battle between David and Goliath. What we will
nevertheless be dealing with for years to come is the loss of credibility
for proprietary industrial production and distribution of intellectual
goods as well as the growing respect for the alternative: a free and open
cooperation of collective intelligence. As Richard Stallman, one of the
founders and evangelists of the movement often says, it's not about
software; it's about the kind of society we want to live in.

Wizards of OS 2 -- like WOS 1 in July 1999 -- will focus on free software
as a starting point. From there, we can begin to ask: What sort of light
can it shed on knowledge systems as a whole? What new tools are being
developed to support open cooperation? What are the effects of various
forms of "intellectual property" such as copyrights and patents? What
impact do they have on the management of economic information, on the
intellectual practice of private individuals and on the exchange between
north and south? Grassroots communities are collectively writing
encyclopedias, teaching materials and music. But what about the public
knowledge in libraries and archives, in education, in peer-to-peer
exchanges in various fields of research, in public broadcasting and in the
management of government? After one and a half centuries in which the
author and the cult of genius have shaped the ways in which we deal with
knowledge, a new collective intelligence is rapidly emerging. In what ways
does the infrastructure of knowledge have to change in order to optimally
support it?

WOS 2 addresses people working on the same problems and, instead of
competing with each other, creating open communities, exchanging the
results of their discoveries, learning from each other and, together,
creating something bigger than the sum of its parts. It was the threat of a
general trend toward increasing control on the part of the knowledge
industry that made visible the full extent of the revolution free software
represents.

 
### MAIN TOPICS ###

Only a small selection of the topics to be addressed during WOS 2 in
lectures, panels, tutorials, artistic events and informal discussions can
be listed here. You can see the full current program here:
http://mikro.org/Events/OS/wos2/topics.html

An ongoing, updated list of speakers can be found here:
http://mikro.org/Events/OS/wos2/speakers.html

 

*** Free Software ***

When IBM sought to attain a license for the free Web server Apache in 1998,
the company couldn't even find anyone authorized to discuss a possible
contract. Today, hardware and software companies have set up their own Open
Source departments. BRUCE PERENS (Open Source Strategy Advisor for Hewlett
Packard) and TOM SCHWALLER (founder of Linux Magazin and a Linux Enterprise
Specialist at IBM) both come from the free movement and are currently
employed by large companies. GEORG GREVE (President of the Free Software
Foundation Europe) aims to establish a free software business model in
Europe. They will discuss the current relationship between a free social
movement and large companies.

In a knowledge environment supported by software, it is the elements of the
design of programs that aide social processes of exchange. Napster made
peer-to-peer protocols famous. ERIK MOELLER, who knows more about the P2P
world than anyone in Germany, sees a genuine media revolution in P2P
journalism and has put together a panel of three leading developers and
maintainers of such self-organized news Web sites.

Content Management Systems (CMS) help editors and communities gather and
publish their information together. HERBERT A. MEYER (artop Institute,
Humboldt University in Berlin) will moderate the panel during which eight
selected free CMS projects will be introduced and examined to determine
their usability.

It has become clear that software is also of great cultural import. But why
is it that a "software criticism" comparable to that of film or literature
has not emerged? London theorist, artist and activist MATTHEW FULLER has
put together a panel from the field of cultural studies, including MAURIZIO
LAZZARATO, a researcher on communication, information technologies and
immaterial labor who lives in Paris.

No conference on software-based infrastructures can ignore the issues of
security and privacy. A guest panel organized by the Heinrich Boell
Foundation will address current issues arising from the introduction of the
"digital signature".

 

*** "Intellectual Property" ***

"Intellectual property is the legal form of the information society,"
writes law scholar Jamie Boyle. So philosophies of freedom are these days
no longer nailed to church doors or announced by town callers from the
castle tower, but instead take on the form of licenses, that is,
contractual agreements regarding copyright.

Against a background of the current discussion regarding the introduction
of software patents in Europe, WOS 2 will examine their impact on business
practices. FRITZ TEUFEL (Manager of the Intellectual Property Department of
IBM Germany) will report on the experiences of a company that secures most
of its income via license fees. DANIEL PROBST (Political Economist,
Mannheim University) will shed light on the sense and nonsense of software
patents from the standpoint of the political economy. A representative from
the Frauenhofer Institute for System Technology and Innovation Research
will present the previously unpublished results of a BMWi study on the use
of patents in German software companies.

TILL KREUTZER (Junior Lawyer at the copyright law firm Kukuk, Hamburg) and
LAWRENCE LESSIG (Cyberlaw Expert, Stanford University) will discuss the
recent EU Copyright Directive and its consequences on the open exchange of
knowledge and public access.

The anthropologist CHRISTOPHER KELTY of Rice University in Houston has
organized two panels on the edgy relationship between free science and the
industry it supports as well as on the marketing of knowledge in the first
world and biodiversity in the third. Central themes of both panels are the
contentious fields of biotechnology and genetic engineering.

 

*** Public Knowledge ***

Education and research in schools and universities and the collections of
knowledge in libraries, museums and archives have so far been seen as
resources off limits to competition and available to anyone. The German
Constitutional Court has ruled that public broadcasters are bound to
provide "fundamental informational needs." Most believe that government
should be transparent. At the same time, the pressures of empty public
coffers and the lure of a global educational and knowledge market would
appear to be opening the door to the commercial exploitation of public
knowledge as a way out. But at what price to society?

These questions are to be posed during the course of six panels by, among
others, INGO RUHMANN (Project Leader for Schulnetz / IT WORKS, part of the
Federal Ministry for Education and Research initiative Schools on the Net),
THOMAS KRÜGER (President of the Federal Office for Political Education),
HANSJÜRGEN GARSTKA (Privacy and Information Access Commissioner of the
State of Berlin) and BRIGITTE ZYPRIES (Under Secretary at the Federal
Ministry of the Interior, in charge of the eGovernment projects of the
Federal Government). The head of the public network ARD, FRITZ PLEITGEN,
has also been invited.

 

*** Open Infrastructures ***

The foundations and infrastructures of the current order of knowledge
systems are the focus of the fourth major theme of the conference.
Standards serve the interoperability of people, machines and knowledge. The
question arises here, too, as to how open or closed they are.

Money is also a cultural convention, enabling processes of exchange among
people. What would money that approaches the open exchange of free software
look like? The question is at the center of a the panel "Open_Money",
organized by FELIX STALDER (University of Toronto) and including KEITH HART
(anthropologist and author of _The Memory Bank: Money in an Unequal World_)
and MICHAEL LINTON (inventor of the LETS [Local Exchange Trading Systems]
concept known in Germany as "Tauschringe" and an organizer of the Japanese
project Openmoney.org).

Free software is an example of the quality of collective intelligence,
flying in the face of the common misconception that the highly complex
questions of our time can only be addressed and answered by a few experts.
A panel of representatives from a wide variety of disciplines examines the
phenomenon. Participants include REINHARD DOEHL (theoretician and
practitioner of intermedial and collaborative poetry), BRIAN McCONNELL
(SETI {AT} Home, San Francisco) and THOMAS MACHO (Professor of Cultural Studies
at Humboldt University in Berlin).

Finally, contemporary grand visions of a free society are to be presented.
Among them are the GPL Society, introduced by STEFAN MERETZ and STEFAN
MERTEN (both co-founders of oekonux.de) and the New Associationist Movement
in Japan, presented by KENTA OHJI (currently teaching at the Sorbonne in
Paris).

 

### CONFERENCE ###

The three day conference Wizards of OS 2 addresses a broad audience
interested in digital media culture and the future of the knowledge
society. It will bring together about 50 German and international speakers
and up to 1000 participants from a variety of fields including information
technology, biotechnology, law, art, cultural studies, economics and
politics. The languages of the conference are English and German. The main
events will be simultaneously translated.

Even before the conference, there will be a WOS panel at BerlinBETA on
August 31st. Under the titel "Free Software Metropolis Berlin?",
representatives from Berlin companies building their business modell on
free software will be speaking about bridging the gap between movement and
busines. Speakers are ANDREAS BOGK (Head of Research & Development,
Convergence integrated media GmbH, Berlin), SEBASTIAN HETZE (Chair, Linux
Information Systems AG, Berlin), STEPHAN RIEDEL (Managing Director, Cluster
Labs GmbH, Berlin), a representative of the Berlin Senate for Economics and
VOLKER GRASSMUCK (Wizards of OS).

 
### CONTACTS ###

Press accreditation without forms via presse {AT} wizards-of-os.org.

If you would like to know more, you can find up-to-date information at
http://wizards-of-os.org/.

You can receive monthly updates by signing up to the mailinglist
wos-announce {AT} mikrolisten.de. Send a mail to majordom {AT} eg-r.isp-eg.de with
"subscribe wos-announce" in the body.

Please address general questions to presse {AT} wizards-of-os.org and questions
on topics and organization to wos-crew {AT} mikrolisten.de.

If you no longer wish to receive any further information about Wizards of
OS 2, please send a brief message to presse {AT} wizards-of-os.org. Your address
will then be removed from the list. Otherwise, you will receive two more
press releases via this distribution list until October.

Wizards of OS

Thomas Thaler, WOS Press

 

*****************************

Wizards of OS 2. Open Cultures & Free Knowledge

organized by


mikro e.V., Berlin
http://mikro.org/

the Federal Office for Political Education, Bonn
http://www.bpb.de/

and the Working Group on Informatics & Society at Humboldt University Berlin
http://waste.informatik.hu-berlin.de/


in cooperation with:

Chaos Computer Club Berlin (CCC), Debian Project, Institute for Legal
Questions Concerning Open Source Software (ifrOSS), Bootlab e.V., LinuxTag,
Berliner Linux User Group (BUUG), Individual Network Berlin (IN-Berlin),
German Unix User Group (GUUG), the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Netzwerk Neue
Medien, C-Base Berlin, Transmediale Berlin, V2_Laboratory for the Unstable
Media Rotterdam, De Waag Society for Old and New Media Amsterdam, Haus der
Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Telepolis, Linux-Magazin, De:Bug, Mute and others.

with friendly support from:

Projekt Zukunft. Berlin in der Informationsgesellschaft (Future Project:
Berlin in the Information Society), an initiative of the Berlin Economics
Senate; Sicherheit in der Informationsgesellschaft (Security in the
Information Society), an initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economics
and Technology; MiND ISP, Berlin; Institute for Time-based Media of the
Academy of Arts in Berlin; Convergence integrated media, Berlin, and
Internet Spezialisten EG (i.G.).


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Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 14:42:14 -0700
From: "John R. Hall" <jrhall {AT} ucdavis.edu>
Subject: Visual Worlds conference announcement


Visual Worlds / An Interdisciplinary Conference
26 - 28 October 2001

[Image]For conference information, preliminary program, registration,
and other information, go directly to the conference site,
http://chsc.ucdavis.edu/visualworlds.html

The UC Davis Center for History, Society, and Culture (CHSC) announces a
major interdisciplinary conference, Visual Worlds, to be held at the UC
Davis campus, Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28, 2001. Our
premise is that social worlds—groups of people bound together by shared
norms and practices—are not only reflected in but also shaped by visual
conventions. Art historian Erwin Panofsky famously explained how
Renaissance linear perspective operated as a “symbolic form” that helped
organize the social understanding of a new socioeconomic order. The
central premise of Visual Worlds is that today newly emergent visual
forms are similarly having wide-ranging social, economic, and political
consequences. Visual expression is of particular importance now because
it facilitates cross-cultural communication occurring with globalization
and serves as a catalyst for transforming information into a commodity,
and hence, for the development of the “New Economy.” Featured conference
speakers include sociologists Darnell Hunt, Marshall Battani, and Robin
Wagner-Pacifici; cultural critics Lauren Berlant, Jennifer Gonzalez,
Constance Penley and Jon Lapointe; artists Mary Kelly, ®tMark, Andrea
Fraser and Allan Sekula, and intellectual historian Martin Jay.
Conference artists will be featured at a concurrent exhibition at the UC
Davis Nelson Art Gallery and Fine Arts Collection. Conference is free
but pre-registration is required.

UC Davis Center for History, Society, and Culture

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Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 16:23:45 +0200
From: "clement Thomas - pavu.com" <ctgr {AT} free.fr>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Information Cannot B[audrillard, etc]

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Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 14:22:39 +0200
From: "Pia Vigh" <pia.vigh {AT} www.kulturnet.dk>
Subject: Invitation to CULT 2001

Invitation to CULT 2001
CULT 2001
Exploring an interface between Cultural Heritage, Netart and State of the
Art Projects


- - In Copenhagen, October 3-5, 2001 –


http://www.kulturnet.dk


We invite you to participate in CULT 2001.


Please find an updated programme as well as registration information from
our site: http://www.kulturnet.dk


The conference is limited to 200 participants and participants will be
registered on a first come first served basis, so please don’t hesitate to
register.


::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
:::::::::::::::::::


Old structural barriers have been transgressed on the cultural scene, due to
the digital economy and the new media strategies. New creative models of
collaboration emerge between institutions preserving cultural heritage,
performing arts creating new expressions, and information technology
providing tools of communication.


The interface between Cultural Heritage, Netart and State of the Art
Projects is new. It is both innovative, challenging and a critical vehicle
for issues concerning collaboration, communication and dissemination
strategies in modern societies.

CULT 2001 wishes to establish a platform for discussions and reflections on
these new visions of collaboration and dissemination strategies.

Keynote speakers at the CULT 2001:

::. Mr. Howard Rheingold, Author of 'The Virtual Community', USA
::. Mr. Bruce Royan, Executive Director of SCRAN, UK
::. Ms. Caroline Søborg Ohlsen, Chief Creative Officer, Cell network, DK/SE
 ::. Mr. Hans Siggaard Jensen, Director of research, LLD, DK
::. Mr. Terry Eagleton, Professor, University of Manchester, UK
::. Mr. Ceri Sherlock, Creative Director of IE-Ideas Ltd., UK
::. Mr. John Howkins, Chairman, Tornado Productions, UK


Moderator at the Cult 2001 will be:

::. Mr. Jørgen Poulsen, Danish Broadcasting Corporation.

After each keynote there will be parallel sessions for Cultural heritage,
Net Art and State of the Art Projects to discuss and reflect more direct on
the theme given.

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

CultureNet Denmark, organiser of CULT 2001, has since 1997 gained a unique
experience being a web based platform for various cultural institutions and
expressions. These include traditional state cultural
institutions,independent net artists, international cultural networks and
market based technology. CultureNet Denmark participates in the development
and implementation of national IT visions on behalf of the Danish Ministry
of Culture.

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::


To participate in CULT 2001 please check the conference site:
www.Kulturnet.dk where you will find all necessary information.

For questions please do not hesitate to contact us at
culturenet-denmark {AT} www.kulturnet.dk

We are hoping for your presence at CULT 2001!

Kindest regards,
Pia Vigh

========================================================
International Culture Conference in Copenhagen 3-5 October 2001
CULT 2001 - Exploring an interface between
Cultural Heritage, Netart and State of the Art Projects
For information, please follow link from: www.kulturnet.dk/
=================================================

      Pia Vigh
      Projektleder

      Kulturnet Danmark
      Christians Brygge 3
      1219 København K

      Tel 33 13 50 88
      Fax 33 14 11 56
      Mo 28 58 03 88

      pia.vigh {AT} www.kulturnet.dk
      www.kulturnet.dk
     Pia Vigh
      Project Manager

      CultureNet Denmark
      Christians Brygge 3
      DK-1219 Copenhagen K

      +45 33 13 50 88
      +45 33 14 11 56
      +45 28 58 03 88

      pia.vigh {AT} www.kulturnet.dk
      www.culturenet-denmark.dk



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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 15:39:01 -0400
From: jeremy hunsinger <jhuns {AT} vt.edu>
Subject: cddc listserv service

the Center for Digital Discourse and CUlture now has a listserver dedicated 
to promoting new scholarly discourses, both public and private.  If you 
want to propose a list, please e-mail cddc {AT} vt.edu with your idea.

currently the cddc is hosting these public lists:
alternatives in humanities computing
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/althumancomp

Center for Digital Discourse and Culture
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/cddc

Computer Game Studies
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/computergamestudies

Hypermodernism (about the growing set of ideas surrounding hypermodernism 
as discussed in Virilio, etc.)
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/hypermodernism

Popular Culture and Technology
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/pct

Politics and Technology
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/politicsandtechnology

Software and Culture
http://listserv.cddc.vt.edu/mailman/listinfo/softwareandculture

Jeremy Hunsinger          	http://www.cddc.vt.edu
Instructor of Political Science	Center for Digital Discourse and Culture
Webmaster/Manager CDDC
526 Major Williams Hall 0130	http://www.cddc.vt.edu/jeremy --my homepage
Virginia Tech			(yes i partially updated it)
Blacksburg, VA 24061		(540)-231-7614  icq 5535471





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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 16:11:06 -0400
From: Jud Wolfskill <wolfskil {AT} MIT.EDU>
Subject: book announcement--Ludlow

Dear Moderator,
I wondered if the following book announcement would be appropriate for 
posting to the Nettime List.  I'd be happy to edit the announcement to meet 
your specifications.  Please let me know whether or not you will be able to 
use the announcement.  Thank you!

Best,
Jud

I thought readers of the Nettime List might be interested in this 
book.  For more information please visit 
http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?sid=B37FD3FE-0FA5-461E-8119-D94C1B50363B&ttype=2&tid=4196

Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias
edited by Peter Ludlow

In Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias, Peter Ludlow extends 
the approach he used in High Noon on the Electronic Frontier, offering a 
collection of writings that reflects the eclectic nature of the online 
world, as well as its tremendous energy and creativity. This time the 
subject is the emergence of governance structures within online communities 
and the visions of political sovereignty shaping some of those communities. 
Ludlow views virtual communities as laboratories for conducting experiments 
in the construction of new societies and governance structures. While many 
online experiments will fail, Ludlow argues that given the synergy of the 
online world, new and superior governance structures may emerge. Indeed, 
utopian visions are not out of place, provided that we understand the new 
utopias to be fleeting localized "islands in the Net" and not permanent 
institutions.

The book is organized in five sections. The first section considers the 
sovereignty of the Internet. The second section asks how widespread access 
to resources such as Pretty Good Privacy and anonymous remailers allows the 
possibility of "Crypto Anarchy"--essentially carving out space for 
activities that lie outside the purview of nation states and other 
traditional powers. The third section shows how the growth of e-commerce is 
raising questions of legal jurisdiction and taxation for which the 
geographic boundaries of nation-states are obsolete. The fourth section 
looks at specific experimental governance structures evolved by online 
communities. The fifth section considers utopian and anti-utopian visions 
for cyberspace.
Peter Ludlow is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the State University 
of New York at Stony Brook.

Contributors
Richard Barbrook, John Perry Barlow, William E. Baugh Jr., David S. 
Bennahum, Hakim Bey, David Brin, Andy Cameron, Dorothy E. Denning, Mark 
Dery, Kevin Doyle, Duncan Frissell, Eric Hughes, Karrie Jacobs, David 
Johnson, Peter Ludlow, Timothy C. May, Jennifer L. Mnookin, Nathan Newman, 
David G. Post, Jedediah S. Purdy, Charles J. Stivale.

6 x 9, 451 pp., 4 illus.
paper ISBN 0-262-62151-7
cloth ISBN 0-262-12238-3
Digital Communication series

Jud Wolfskill
Associate Publicist
MIT Press
5 Cambridge Center, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA  02142
617.253.2079
617.253.1709 fax
wolfskil {AT} mit.edu


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Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2001 11:29:45 -0600
From: michelle teran <mteran {AT} interlog.com>
Subject: HWLA2-Airwaves

**********Apologies for cross posting.**********

HOT WIRED LIVE ART 2 - AIRWAVES
A live worklab project used to devise networked environments through the
process of collective experimentation.

August 18 - September 2, 2001

The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada

HWLA (Hot Wired Live Art)  is an artist worklab model that uses the live
environment of the lab to create social network and performance prototypes
from a diverse mix of technical and non-technical materials and activities.
The HWLA network is an international and interdisciplinary group of
artists, technologists and researchers with a combined range of skills and
technical expertise in electronics, streaming media, sensors, physical
(social) space design, wireless technology, live video and audio
processing, software programming, telepresence, dance, theatre, film and
video art. The aim of the worklab is to connect or network these materials
and artists together to create live collaborative performance scenarios
that use technology, but are not about the technology itself.

For two weeks 11 artists from Canada and different parts of Europe will set
up the second  HWLA international worklab (HWLA2 - Airwaves) at The Banff
Centre for the Arts. The first HWLA worklab, initiated by Amanda Steggell
and Per Platou of Motherboard and in collaboration with the Bergen Centre
for Electronic Art (BEK) took place from Jan 4 - 16, 2000 in Bergen,
Norway. HWLA 2 - Airwaves will tap into a diverse pool of knowledge
provided by the artists involved with a focus on non-screen based
interfaces and/or situations, being cable free, the lab as a social space,
networked and live systems, how we define networks  and explore meeting
spaces including the physical and the virtual. By setting up the HWLA
creative worklab and through the process of collective play, we research
the social and artistic applications of these technologies while generating
a discourse around these issues.

Platforms like KeyStroke, Nato 0+55, Max, QuickTime and RealVideo
streaming, iListen, BigEye, Image/ine and vns will be used with physical
materials and props, pdas, wireless video transmitters, sensors, a wireless
LAN, servo motors, syncronized swimming and tai chi.

The HWLA2 website (http://beagle.waag.org/~hwla2)  will function during the
worklab as a live lab space with real-time schedule updates, comments by
the participants, and documentation by Scott delaHunta.

We will be periodically streaming out and posting live video and audio
packets during the lab. The group will also be presenting at The Human
Generosity conference, August 26-28 at The Banff Centre.

Please watch for upcoming announcements of these events.



********************************************
http://beagle.waag.org/~hwla2

Produced in co-production with The Banff Centre for the Arts Banff,
Alberta, Canada
for Banff: Executive Producer, Television and New Media, Sara Diamond. Line
Producer, Television and New Media, Sara Kushner. Manager, Creative
Computing, Heike Cantrup.

HWLA 2 - Airwaves is a project initiated by Michelle Teran, and
co-coordinated with Jeff Mann and Amanda Ramos in collaboration with The
Waag Society for Old and New Media through Sensing Presence and The Banff
Centre for the Arts. Funding and sponsorship generously provided by The
Banff Centre for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts - Le conseil des
arts du Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of
Canada/avec l'appui du Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce
international du Canada, STEIM, The Norwegian Department of Foreign
Affairs, The Norwegian Arts Council, InterAccess Electronic Media Arts
Centre, The Mondriaan Foundation, The Human Computer Interaction Institute,
Carnegie Mellon University, Allison Bruce (Ph.D student, Robotics
Institute, CMU) and Sonya Allin (Ph.D. student, Human Computer Interaction,
CMU) of the TnA Collective.

Participating artists: Ellen Røed, Gisle Frøysland, Niels Bogaards, Per
Platou, Sher Doruff, Michelle Teran, Hans Christian Gilje, Amanda Steggell,
Scott delaHunta, Jeff Mann and Amanda Ramos.


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