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   update - garage 2003 call for entries no concept                                
     festival garage <info {AT} garage-g.de>                                              

   Pixxelpoint Newsletter                                                          
     Blaz Erzetic <blaz {AT} erzetich.com>                                                

   di-fusion live!                                                                 
     John Hopkins <jhopkins {AT} uiah.fi>                                                 

   EVENT: DIGITAL ACTIVISM  {AT}  ICA, London, Tuesday 22 April 2003                    
     media {AT} oneworld.net                                                              

   under cover                                                                     
     Geoffroy-Colonel <geoffroy {AT} wanadoo.dk>                                          

   reminder - jihui - Digital Salon presents Grahame Weinbren                      
     z <z {AT} apiece.net>                                                                

   An Aesthetic Operation                                                          
     "Randall M. Packer" <secretary {AT} usdept-arttech.net>                              

   WORLD-INFORMATION.ORG  {AT}  SERBIA                                                  
     "kuda.org" <office {AT} kuda.org>                                                    

   Table ronde 'La multitude contre la guerre' (Bruxelles/Brussel) 'De menigte tege
     Dieter Lesage <dieter.lesage {AT} skynet.be>                                         

   Lumen Eclipse :: Sunday, April 13 :: Boston                                     
     "mason" <mason {AT} designafternext.com>                                             

   kuda.org > Critical Art Ensemble                                                
     "kuda.org" <office {AT} kuda.org>                                                    

   [Home]|[Search]|[Home] . exhibition . Darko Fritz                               
     darko fritz <fritz.d {AT} chello.nl>                                                 



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Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 15:06:31 +0200
From: festival garage <info {AT} garage-g.de>
Subject: update - garage 2003 call for entries no concept

German version below. Please forward this to any individuals or mailing
lists that you feel it would be of interest to.





Last Call for Entries - Deadline: 30th April 2003:
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7th festival garage 25th July - 16th August 2003 in Stralsund / Germany
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n o  c o n c e p t  -  a description of conditions
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Everything is possible, everything is open, everything can be done, nothing
is clearly defined.

With the apparently permanent expansion of the individual room for action
different modes of behaviour develop in dealing with the existing social and
cultural structures.

Pragmatism on one side, purposeful acting, reduced to the necessary and
practically useful, a striving for order and security. Inability to act on
the other side, resulting from a growing feeling of blurredness, of
insecurity and disorientation.

Social vacuum? Malfunction of the system? "...instability as the normal
state?" Trial and Error as the future strategy? Insecurity as a creative
force, accident as a generative mechanism? What is normality, what is
defined as normal?

garage 03 is searching for artists' positions, comments and strategies on
the topic insecurity and disorientation. Send us your proposals for
presentations, installations, performances and projects, offline or online
as well as papers and workshops.
It is possible to submit already realised projects or concepts for projects,
which are to be developed for the festival topic and/or to be realised
during the festival.

additional focus relating to the topic:

- - 5.1 Dolby Surround
(5.1 and other room sound systems as a new instrument or an extension in
both musical and narrative sense)

- - psycho accoustics
(manipulation, disturbances, infrasound, oscillation, vibration, sonic
phenomenons and sounds felt by the body, manipulations of spatial
orientation...)

- - mobile devices
(artisitic projects that use today's widely used mobile devices like mobile
phones, pdas, gps...)


Deadline: 30th April 2003 application forms and info:
http://www.garage-g.de/call03

- ---------------------------------------------------------
all proposals should be submitted to:

garage c/o Stabenow
Husemannstr. 12
10435 Berlin Germany

questions?
T +49 (0) 30 441 20 15
F +49 (0) 30 44357415
info {AT} garage-g.de
- ---------------------------------------------------------



garage is platform for art and culture. It is situated in the midst of the
silo area in Stralsund's old port and understands itself as a
non-commercial, temporally limited space for the support of
interdisciplinary and individual projects with a focus on art, film and
music.




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




Ausschreibung - Einsendeschluss: 30. April 2003:
- ------------------------------------------------------------
7. Festival garage 25. Juli bis 16. August 2003 in Stralsund
- ------------------------------------------------------------
n o  c o n c e p t  -  eine Zustandsbeschreibung
- ------------------------------------------------------------


Alles ist moeglich, alles ist offen, alles ist machbar - nichts ist klar
definiert.

Mit der scheinbar permanenten Erweiterung des individuellen
Handlungsspielraums entwickeln sich verschiedene Verhaltensweisen im Umgang
mit den existierenden sozialen und kulturellen Strukturen.

Pragmatismus auf der einen Seite, zweckbestimmtes Handeln, auf das
Notwendige und praktisch Nuetzliche reduziert, ein Streben nach Ordnung und
Sicherheit. Handlungsunfaehigkeit auf der andern Seite durch ein zunehmendes
Gefuehl der Unschaerfe, der Unsicherheit und Orientierungslosigkeit.

Gesellschaftlicher Unterdruck? Fehler im System? Instabilitaet als
Normalzustand? Trial and Error als Strategie der Zukunft? Unsicherheit als
kreative Kraft, Zufall als generativer Mechanismus? Was ist Normalitaet, was
wird als normal definiert?

garage 03 sucht nach kuenstlerischen Positionen, Kommentaren und
Handlungsstrategien zum Thema Unsicherheit/Orientierungslosigkeit.
Eingereicht werden koennen Vorschlaege fuer Ausstellungen, Installationen,
Performances und Projekte, offline oder online, sowie Vortraege und
Workshops. Es ist moeglich, bereits realisierte Projekte vorzuschlagen oder
aber Konzeptionen fuer Projekte, die zum Thema entwickelt und/oder waehrend
des Festivals realisiert werden sollen.

Darueber hinaus koennen Projekte zu geplanten Programmschwerpunten in
Anlehnung an das Thema eingereicht werden:

- - 5.1 Dolby Surround
(5.1 und andere Raumklangsysteme als Erweiterung des musikalischen und
dramturgischen Instrumentariums)

- - Psycho accoustics
(Manipulation, Stoerungen, Infrasound, Schwingungen, Vibrationen, akustische
Phaenomene und Klanege, die nur vom Koerper gefuehlt werden koennen,
Maniupulation der raeumlichen Orientierung...)

- - mobile devices
(kuenstlerische Projekte, die sich alltaeglicher mobiler Geraete - telefon,
pda, gps... - bedienen)



Einsendeschluss: 30. April 2003
Anmeldeformular und infos unter: http://www.garage-g.de/call03

- ---------------------------------------------------------
Ideen, Vorschlaege, Projektbeschreibung, Material bitte an:

garage c/o Stabenow
Husemannstr. 12
10435 Berlin Germany

Fragen?
T +49 (0) 30 441 20 15
F +49 (0) 30 44357415
info {AT} garage-g.de
- ---------------------------------------------------------



garage versteht sich als Plattform für zeitgenoessische Kunst und Kultur.
Sie ist gelegen inmitten der Hafen- und Speicherstadt Stralsunds und
versteht sich als zeitlich begrenzter Raum für die Foerderung
interdisziplinaerer sowie einzelkuenstlerischer Projekte mit den
Schwerpunkten bildende Kunst, Musik und Film.


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Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 00:23:25 +0200
From: Blaz Erzetic <blaz {AT} erzetich.com>
Subject: Pixxelpoint Newsletter

Pixxelpoint 2003 - International Computer Art Festival
	
- -- Newsletter - April 8th 2003 --

Hi to everyone!

The 4th edition of Pixxelpoint is on the way. We'll start with the new
site and information about the festival in the beginning of May.

In the meantime you may be interested in participating at Memefest
festival (www.memefest.org) that helped our event in 2002. Plese see
their communication:


"We thought you might like to hear about "Memefest: The International
Festival of Radical Communication"

As a concept, Memefest crawled out of Slovenia¹s academic and artistic
mix
in response to the recent conditions of the country¹s cultural
environment.
While continually exposed to radical doses of branding and commercial
information and an educational system which has geared talented youth
more
and more towards market professions such as the advertising industry,
we,
the founders of Memefest, have decided to create a space to help
Slovenian
and global youth to rise up against the powers that be while celebrating
the
strengths and talents these young communicators bring to their
subversion.

This ³festival of radical communication² sets out to explore different
tactics for using information to shift culture and create lasting social
change. Every year, we invite submissions from international students
and
activists which critically approach cultural issues through text and
visuals. If you're a student of any stripe (undergrad/ grad/ part-time)
you
can enter your work in the official competition under one of three
divisions
(communications studies, sociology, visual arts) and qualify for an
award of
300 EUR.

For those who are interested, we have set up an extensive website with
all
the guidelines and an easy to use online submission form.

visit: http://www.memefest.org

No matter what you do with Memefest- submit, browse, critique, we
appreciate
your input and will use it to keep evolving. After all, the world is a
pretty #$%- ed  up place and we've just begun!"

	
In case you have a question or comment, don't hesitate to send us an
e-mail at 
info {AT} pixxelpoint.org
	
Best regards,
Blaz Erzetic & Pixxelpoint staff
http://www.pixxelpoint.org
	
PS
If you have received this message by mistake or you don't want to
receive further informations about Pixxelpoint, please kindly reply to
this email with "Remove" in subject line.
	
::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
	
Pixxelpoint 2003 - Mednarodni festival racunalniske umetnosti
	
- -- Novice - 8. april 2003 --
	
Pozdravljeni!
	
Pricenjamo s cetrto edicijo Pixxelpointa. Predvidoma se bo to zgodilo
maja.

Medtem bi vas lahko seznanili s sporocilom festivala Memefest
(www.memefest.org), kateri so pomagali pri lanskem Pixxelpointu:


"POVEJ, KAR VIDIŠ! 

Memefest 2003 MEMEFEST, mednarodni študentski festival širjenja idej je
v prejšnjem mesecu z ekskluzivnimi predavanji kulturnega kritika in
aktivista Briana Holmesa zakorakal v svoje drugo leto življenja, v teh
dneh pa se zacenja veliki start letošnjega tekmovalnega dela festivala! 
Lanskega festivala so se udeležili dodiplomski in podiplomski študentje
iz podrocji komunikologije, sociologije in vizualnih komunikacij iz
petih držav sveta in se z svojimi deli odzvali na z naše strani
izpostavljeni tekst iz knjige "No logo", avtorice Naomi Klein, ki
obravnava procese in ucinke "brandinga". 
Letos še bolj vznemirljive in aktualne komunikacijske izhodišcne teme -
za komunikologe in sociologe tekst iz dela "The conquest of cool"
avtorja Thomasa Franka, za vizualce razvpiti oblikovalski manifest 
"First things first". In tokrat še bolj eminentna strokovna mednarodna
žirija -  k sodelovanju smo  pritegnili tudi slavnega in  razvpitega
medijskega teoretika Douglasa Ruskoffa. Med slovenskimi clani  žirije pa
so se nam letos pridružili tudi  dr. Sandra Bašic Hrvatin (FDV,
Slovenija) in dr. Miro Kline (FDV, Slovenija). Ponovno pa ostajajo v
krogu žirije tudi lanski strokovnjaki, kot so dr. Rastko Mocnik (FF,
Slovenija), dr. Tanja Rener  (FDV, Slovenija), mag. Zdravko Papic (ALU,
Slovenija), Paul Shoebridge, (Adbusters,  Kanada) in mnogi drugi. V vseh
tekmovalnih podrocjih bomo najboljšim dodiplomskim in podiplomskim
študentom spet podelili nagrade odlicnosti in denarni znesek v višini
300 EUR. V letošnjem letu uvajamo NOVOST:  Tvoja udeležba na festivalu
je brezplacna!

TE DNI JE IZŠEL TUDI NOV PRIJAVNI KATALOG - prebereš si ga lahko tudi na
festivalski spletni strani: http://www.memefest.org , ki je temeljno
komunikacijsko orodje našega festivala! Na njej najdete podrobne
informacije o poteku festivala, pravilih tekmovanja, žiriji in še
marsicem.

ANALIZIRAJTE, RAZISKUJTE, USTVARJAJTE! IN  NAM SVOJE ESEJE, ZNANSTVENE
CLANKE IN VIZUALIZACIJE POŠLJITE NAJKASNEJE DO 15. MAJA 2003!"


V primeru, da imate kaksno vprasanje ali pripombo, vas vabimo, da nam
le-to posljete na nas elektronski postni predal
info {AT} pixxelpoint.org

Lep pozdrav,
Blaž Erzetic in Pixxelpoint osebje
http://www.pixxelpoint.org

PS
Ce ste prejeli to sporocilo po pomoti oz. ne zelite vec prejemati novic
o Pixxelpoint-u, prosimo, odpišite na prejeti email z "odstrani" v
naslovni vrstici.


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Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 16:51:43 -0600
From: John Hopkins <jhopkins {AT} uiah.fi>
Subject: di-fusion live!

the time has almost arrived: welcome to di-fusion!

date//time:
09:00 18.April - 09:00 19.April.2003 (GMT-6) Boulder
11:00 18.April - 11:00 19.April.2003 (GMT-4) New York
16:00 18.April - 16:00 19.April.2003 (GMT+1) London
18:00 18.April - 18:00 19.April.2003 (GMT+3) Helsinki
20:30 18.April - 20:30 19.April.2003 (GMT+5:30) New Delhi
01:00 19.April - 01:00 20.April.2003 (GMT+10) Sydney

live location:
Sibell-Wolle Fine Arts Building, Techne Labs - N274/5
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

URL: http://art.colorado.edu/di-fusion
(check the web site for the latest schedule and connection info)
audio/video stream: 
http://kubrick.colorado.edu:6060/ramgen/encoder/di-fusion.rm

di-fusion is a live & online open-platform happening for creative 
expression and action. The happening will simultaneously occupy 
global network spaces and a local physical space with collaborative 
performance, sound, music, DJ/VJ, and video events. We will be 
streaming audio and video during the entire 24 hours as well as 
hosting a variety of local and remote activities. We will be joined 
by brandshof (DE), illogik crew (IT), Alliance Plastique (USA), 
expand (FI), OiMa (UK),  Planetary Nebula (USA), mi_ga (DE/LU), 
rigasound (LT), The Eastern Multi-Locus Feed Back (CZ), Improbable 
Radio Orchestra (DE), AcousticSpace (LT), dj_ken_guru (FI), elektro80 
(NO), meshfm and neoscenes (USA) among other groups and individuals 
who will be networked with us as well.

the web site details the ways you can connect with us live.  join us!

IRC server/channel (newnet): #di-fusion (irc.newnet.net, 
irc.sweatnet.net, irc.aohell.org, irc.eskimo.com, irc.moo.me.uk, 
irc.eviltwins.org)
Habbo Hotel room:  <di>fusion pad
iVisit room: Education / Universities / More Rooms / di-fusion

di-fusion: deployed as neoscenes occupation project #5 -- designed to 
bring together people, networks, learning, and creative action.  more 
info may be found at http://neoscenes.net/neoscene/.

di-fusion: launched by the TECHNE practice-based research initiative 
at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, and is brought to you 
by the students in the FINE-4126 Advanced Digital Art course in 
collaboration with their teacher, visiting artist, John Hopkins.

please circulate this invitation!


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Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 01:16:31 +0100
From: media {AT} oneworld.net
Subject: EVENT: DIGITAL ACTIVISM  {AT}  ICA, London, Tuesday 22 April 2003

OneWorld.net (www.oneworld.net) and Cybersalon (www.cybersalon.org) present
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
DIGITAL ACTIVISM
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Tuesday 22 April 2003
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) (www.ica.org.uk) Theatre,
The Mall, London SW1
7.00pm
Tickets: £7, £5 concs, £4 ICA members (ticket office 020 7930 3647)
(http://www.ica.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=11785)
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

An evening of presentations, debate and networking on the uses and
possibilities offered up by the Internet and digital technologies for
Non-Govermental Organisations (NGOs), campaigning groups and alternative
news networks. From the use of websites as an information medium through to
online campaigns and digital video, new technologies are changing the way
organisations and campaigns operate.

This event will highlight examples of digital innovation and campaigning
from Amnesty International, Friends of the Earth, OneWorld TV and activists
targeting the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from the 'Battle in Seattle'
and since. There'll also be a screening of a selection of independent
activist films including work from ninjatune/coldcut project piratetv.net
(www.piratetv.net/) and two films by Earl Stanley and Code-E.

Socialise in the bar 'til 1.00pm with live music collaborations from YaD
Arts (www.yadarts.com) - a chance to network and meet the speakers:

- - Jo Hill, Multimedia Producer, OneWorld TV (www.oneworld.net/tv)

- - Glen Tarman, Coordinator, Trade Justice Movement
(www.tradejusticemovement.org)

- - Christian Graham, Web Manager, Friends of the Earth (www.foe.org.uk)

- - Sean Barrett, Senior Director of Communications and Campaigning, and
Mirella von Lindenfels, Director of Media, Amnesty International 
(www.amnesty.org)

This event will be a gathering of ............

· Activists using digital technology for social issue campaigning within
NGOs, other groups and/or as individuals
· Campaigners interested in using digital technologies
· Academics, students and theorists with an interest in this area of
activity
· Artists and creative industry professionals active/interested in social
issues and digital technology
· Programmers and ‘techies’ providing or interested in developing tools and
support to campaigns
. Others who are interested in this kinda stuff ...

Get yourself connected - come to DIGITAL ACTIVISM  {AT}  ICA Tuesday 22 April
2003.

*** please send this message on to anyone who should be there ***

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
OneWorld.net produce the world's leading portal (www.oneworld.net) on human
rights, sustainable development and ending world poverty. The OneWorld network 
brings together
over 1500 NGOs from UN agencies to houshold names like Amnesty International, 
Friends of the Earth, Oxfam and the World Development Movement as well as 
grassroots organisations working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Cybersalon (www.cybersalon.org) is a forum for critical debate and
discussion on digital media issues. It is a meeting place for people to
exchange ideas, show innovative work and make new contacts. Cybersalon is a
"community of interest" for digital media practitioners and theorists within
London.

Also supported by:
- - The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) <www.ica.org.uk>
- - New Media Knowledge <www.nmk.co.uk>
- - Groovy Gecko streaming media <www.groovygecko.com>

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////









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Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 10:06:05 +0100
From: Geoffroy-Colonel <geoffroy {AT} wanadoo.dk>
Subject: under cover

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Museum of Contemporary Art,Roskilde/Denmark
"UNDER COVER"
until the 25/05-2003

http://conclusionism.com/new/2003.html

best regards 

Thierry Geoffroy / Colonel
http://www.colonel.dk/



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Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 10:27:19 -0400
From: z <z {AT} apiece.net>
Subject: reminder - jihui - Digital Salon presents Grahame Weinbren

jihui - Digital Salon presents Grahame Weinbren

Friday, April 18, 2003 7 PM
 {AT}  Parsons Center for New Design
55 West 13th Street, 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
Live Webcast  {AT}  http://agent.netart-init.org starts 7pm EST.

Grahame Weinbren's talk, titled "In the Ocean of Streams of Stories," is
centered on the problematics of interactivity. What expressive
possibilities does it open? How is it connected with concepts of non-
and multi-linearity? Is the notion of interactive narrative a useful
one, or is it no more than old wine in new bottles? What are the
psychological and ideological implications of interactivity? Weinbren
will discuss and present his own projects in the light of these
questions, which take on a particular currency as computer interfaces
are increasingly integrated into our environments, from toys and games,
to kitchen gadgets, to advanced weapons of warfare.


Grahame Weinbren has worked in film and video since the early 1970s and
was one of the first artists to incorporate interactivity with the
moving image in the work The Erl King (1983-86). His interactive cinema
installations have been exhibited internationally since 1984. TUNNEL
(2000), a large scale interactive environment, was made in collaboration
with architect James Cathcart for a disused coal-mine in the Ruhr
Valley, and his three-screen interactive cinema installation Frames,
based on the first photographs of mental patients, was commissioned by
the NTT/ICC in Tokyo for its 1999 Biennial. Frames was recently
exhibited in "Interactive Legends" at the Kitchen in New York.
Weinbren's documentary film George, made in collaboration with Henry
Corra, was broadcast in 2000 on HBO. Weinbren has been an editor of the
Millennium Film Journal since 1985, and his writings on cinema, new
technology, and media art have been widely published. He is on the
faculty of the graduate division of the School of Visual Arts and has
recently been a visiting artist in the Department of Visual and
Environmental Studies at Harvard.  

jihui (the meeting point), a self-regulated digital salon, invites all
interested people to send ideas for discussion/performance/etc. jihui is
where your voice is heard and your vision shared. jihui is sponsored by
Digital Design Department and Center for New Design  {AT}  Parsons School of
Design

jihui is organized by agent.netart (http://agent.netart-init.org), a
joint public program by NETART INITIATIVE and INTELLIGENT AGENT



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Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 09:27:21 -0700
From: "Randall M. Packer" <secretary {AT} usdept-arttech.net>
Subject: An Aesthetic Operation

Please join us in saluting Jon Henry, a great artistic hero:

"Speech for the End of Time"
Randall M. Packer
Secretary, US Department of Art & Technology
Wednesday, April 23, 2003, 7:30 pm
Johns Hopkins University, School of Arts & Sciences, Room LL07
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC


Jon Henry is the National Chairman of the USA Exquisite Corpse. He is
dead.

Jon Henry was killed fighting the war machine, but his spirit lives on.
His spirit remains strong. So strong in fact, that he is about to lead
the Experimental Party in 10,000 Acts of Artistic Mediation.

Jon Henry's epic journey to deconstruct a new medial state begins
tomorrow evening (April 23) when his spirit is released into the night,
during my "Speech for the End of Time."

In this speech, I am calling on coalition artists to "to inspire other
artists into action by undergoing an aesthetic operation as a form of
magic designed as a mediation between our strange hostile world and the
human spirit." Jon Henry will lead that effort.

The new Jon Henry, the young artist from Baltimore, inspired by the
old, legendary John Henry, continues the brave fight against the
machine in Operation Artistic Freedom.

Here then, is an excerpt from Jon's Manifesto:

"WAR is the ultimatum of capital. It is the result of the energized
spectacle of money. God/Money is the fuel that will drive us into the
ground. Gain is intertwined in the roots of this cancerous tree of
America. And they called the mechanized vacuum of the wretched rich
freedom? As the past became history the new Jon Henry saw the object of
spectacle in front of him and he knew that in order to be free he must
fight against his assimilation; he must face the war spectacle and
battle it to his death."  - Jon Henry

Randall M. Packer
Secretary, US Department of Art & Technology

******

The US Department of Art & Technology
http://www.usdept-arttech.net

The US Department of Art and Technology is the United States 
principal conduit for facilitating the artist's need to extend 
aesthetic inquiry into the broader culture where ideas become real 
action. It also serves the psychological and spiritual well-being of 
all Americans by supporting cultural efforts that provide immunity 
from the extension of new media technologies into the social sphere.

The Experimental Party
http://www.experimentalparty.org

The Experimental Party - the "party of experimentation" -  is an 
artist-based political party that has been formed to activate 
citizens across the country in an effort to bring the artists' 
message to center stage of the political process. This is a political 
awakening, 'representation through virtualization' is the major 
political thrust of the Experimental Party, it is the driving force.
- --============_-1161093649==_ma============


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Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 20:30:20 +0200
From: "kuda.org" <office {AT} kuda.org>
Subject: WORLD-INFORMATION.ORG  {AT}  SERBIA


WORLD-INFORMATION.ORG  {AT}  SERBIA
22 March to 5 April, 2003 Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad
19 April to 5 May, 2003 Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
http://world-information.org
http://world-information.org.yu

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Biotechnology Convergence / Slaves and Expert Systems / Disinformation and
Democracy
Infrastructure Control / Money Networks / Databody Economy / Digital
Security / Intellectual Property / Intelligence Networks / Corporate Public
Relations / Infobody Attack

The transition from the industrial to the information society led to major
changes in nearly all spheres of human activity. World-Information.Org
addresses the deep structural transformations that resulted from the
expansion of electronic information and communication technologies and by
way of its exhibition and conference program, as well as its web presence,
disseminating an understanding their cultural, societal and political
implications.

In continuing its series of international presentations,
World-Information.Org started a comprehensive program in Serbia. The
World-Information Exhibition has already been presented, from 22 March to 5
April, 2003, at Novi Sad's Museum of Vojvodina, and from 19 April to 5 May,
2003 will be presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade.
Through exhibits and visual diagrams, interactive installations and digital
artworks the exhibition will offer visitors up to date information on the
impact of the expansion of worldwide communication and information networks
on various aspects of society and  professional and private life of people.

World-Information.Org is an initiative of Public Netbase/t0 and is organized
in cooperation with kuda.org-New Media Center from Novi Sad and Museum of
Contemporary Art Belgrade.

A new security paradigm overshadows the world of technology and
communication. Conflicts are
increasingly affecting the Infosphere. Communication technologies are
becoming carriers for media PR,
while psychological "truth projection" operations are turning into
socio-technical engineering challenges.

Rounding off the exhibition and the conference, World-Information Lounge
happened from 23 March to 5 April, 2003 in Novi Sad's Museum of Voivodina
where presentations and lectures as well as discussions with artists,
activists, professionals and scientist took place. Beginning with the
opening event where Christoph Kummerer (AT) and Belgrade Yard Soundsystem
(SCG) had music performance, World-Information Lounge presented variety of
themes that were discussed, accenting speakers from Serbia and Montenegro.
Some of the subjects and speakers were: Darko Fritz (HR), 010011000110.org
(IT) and Konrad Becker (AT) talked about Artistic Practice in Information
Saturation; Stanislav Svarc (SCG) about Intellectual Property and Software;
Sava Kuzmanovic from Another World is possible (SCG),  Andrej Grubacic (SCG)
and Zoran Petakov (SCG) about ICT and New Social Movements; Slobodan
Markovic from Global Internet Policy Initiative (SCG), Voja Rodic (SCG) and
Bogoljub Pjescic (SCG) both from Association of Internet Providers of Serbia
and Montenegro about e-government vs. e-society - Monopoly in Infosphere,
case Serbia; Aleksandar Radic, military analyst about Intelligence Service
in War and Peace; kuda.org (SCG) about Safe Distance video and Max Moswitzer
and Margarete Jahrmann (AT) about Nybble-Engine-Toolz project.

The World-Information Forum on "Total DisInformation Awareness: Conflict,
Control and Freedom of Information"  will be held on 20 April, 2003, in
Belgrade and will scrutinize this recent development. The conference will
act as an open and interdisciplinary forum to discuss questions such as:
"How can transparency of the control of information flows and production be
promoted rather than an opaque system of unaccountable information
dominance? How can it be assured that the public interest is represented in
a balanced way?" Speakers will include Mathias Broeckers (DE), Steve Kurtz
(US), Petar Milat (CR), Sjoera Nas (NL), Marko Peljhan (SI) and Gordan
Paunovic (YU).

World-Information Exhibition Program

World-Infostructure visualizes subject matter linked to various aspects of
the information society. It
represents the results of the research program that has been carried out,
related to with World-Information.Org since autumn 1999 and also forms the
base of World-Information.Org's online knowledge database. On 32 information
displays World-Infostructure illustrates issues associated with the
development of digital media, new communication codes and tools, and
sophisticated technical instruments e.g. the increasing use of biometric
devices or the application of data mining for direct marketing purposes. The
findings of World-Infostructure's research activities have also been
published as "Die Politik der Infosphäre.
World-Information.Org." by the Center for Civic Education, Bonn, and
Leske+Budrich, Leverkusen.

Command, control, computer and communication (C4) are the keywords for the
visitors' encounter with
current and historic surveillance and control technologies such as
implantable tracking devices and fingerprint scans. Especially in the
aftermath of the events of 11 September, 2001, governments, police and
intelligence agencies have reinforced and extended their surveillance and
eavesdrop systems. Besides displaying some of the technologies, which are
used in this context World-C4U presents arts projects such as [RT-32] -
ACOUSTIC.SPACE.LAB, NEVA Network Analysis (Marko Peljhan) or Safe Distance
(kuda.org) that examine and question these developments.

Future Heritage shows the rich, diverse and vital variety of electronic
culture. It exhibits the works
of well-known and international artists such as 0100101110101101.ORG,
Critical Art Ensemble and Darko Fritz, including artist initiative from
Serbia: Eastwood, Goran Strugar, Vladan Joler, Zoran Todorovic and
Apsolutno, that experiment and operate with new media and present-day
technologies. Their projects build a bridge between traditional artistic
practice and the possibilities that evolved with the diffusion of electronic
networks and digital devices  - they represent what will be the cultural
heritage of tomorrow.

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World-Information.Org is realized with the support of: Fund for an Open
Society (SCG), Open Society Institute (HU), Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade
(SCG), Executive Board of City Assembly Novi Sad (SCG), Province Secretary
for Education and Culture (SCG), Department for Cultural Affairs / City of
Vienna (AT), Department of Cultural Affairs / Neue Kunstsektion (AT),
Vojvodjanska banka (SCG), Energosoft (SCG), NSpointNET (SCG), Studio Berar
(SCG), Informatika (SCG), Ovation Advertising (SCG), Bit Computers (SCG),
Computer Dream (SCG), Pristop (SCG), Friends of IBM (DE), Museum of Army
History (AT), Bergdata (AT), Institute "Mihajlo Pupin" (SCG), "Nikola Tesla"
Museum (SCG) and Museum of Community of Yugoslavian Post Office (SCG).

http://world-information.org

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Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 22:29:19 +0200
From: Dieter Lesage <dieter.lesage {AT} skynet.be>
Subject: Table ronde 'La multitude contre la guerre' (Bruxelles/Brussel) 'De menigte tegen de oorlog' Rondetafel

This is an announcement (in French and Dutch) of a conference (in these two
languages) on 'The multitude against the war' at the Palais des Beaux-Arts
in Brussels, on Saturday April 26th 2003, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Several members of
the board of the French journal Multitudes will participate.

Dieter Lesage


[F]

REVOLUTION/RESTORATION 01:
PARANOID CRITICAL TRANSFORMATION METHOD
INVITATION A LA TABLE RONDE :
LA MULTITUDE CONTRE LA GUERRE
SAMEDI 26 AVRIL 2003, DE 14H A 18H

Quand on parle de la dimension critique de l¹art visuel, il est difficile de
faire abstraction des dialogues ­ sur la société, la politique, l¹économie
et la fonction que l¹art pourrait y occuper- dans lesquels la plupart les
artistes souhaiteraient que leurs ¦uvres soient inscrites. Un tel espace
discursif est l¹élément central de Revolution/Restoration, une production du
Palais des Beaux-Arts à Bruxelles. En effet, les conférences et discussions
se dérouleront au sein de l¹installation-exposition conçue par les artistes
Nico Dockx et Christophe Terlinden dans les anciennes Salles des Ventes du
Palais des Beaux-Arts et réalisée avec un matériel recyclé provenant
d¹anciennes expositions. Au cours des trois prochains mois, leur ¦uvre va
devenir le plateau qui accueillera les débats et les discussions des
artistes, des philosophes de la culture, des architectes, des politiques,
etc. En d¹autres termes, il s¹agira d¹un espace discursif dans lequel le
travail créateur et critique, la théorie et la pratique se rejoindront. Cela
nous paraît nécessaire si on veut éviter de réduire à nouveau l¹art à un jeu
de formes et de styles.
    Le philosophe Dieter Lesage a choisi de faire une recherche sur les
concepts que nous avons mis en avant avec le titre (révolution et
restauration), non seulement en ce qui concerne leur portée dans le champ
artistique et culturel, mais aussi dans la société en général. En plein
conflit international, à un moment où les revendications sur l¹hégémonie
d¹un bloc géo-culturel ont provoqué une crise abrupte, l¹analyse de cette
nouvelle situation et de ses conséquences est une priorité pour le débat
culturel et la pratique artistique.
    Dieter Lesage et nous-mêmes, commissaires du projet, avons le plaisir de
vous inviter à assister à la table ronde que nous organisons sur ŒLa
multitude contre la guerre¹, le samedi 26 avril 2003, de 14h à 18h. La
résistance mondiale contre la guerre sera le thème d¹une rencontre avec des
membres de la rédaction de la revue française Multitudes. Multitudes a été
fondée en 2000 et a contribué largement à la discussion sur les idées
provocatrices du livre Empire de Michael Hardt et Antonio Negri. Thomas
Berns et Pierre Klein réagiront aux interventions de Yann Moulier Boutang,
Antonella Corsani, Lieven De Cauter, Giselle Donnard, Brian Holmes et Anne
Querrien. Les interventions se feront en français et en néerlandais. Une
traduction simultanée sera disponible.

Barbara Vanderlinden & Dirk Snauwaert, commissaires de
Revolution/Restoration


PROGRAMME
14:00 Dieter Lesage, Introduction
14:10 Yann Moulier Boutang, Les quatre formes du
pacifisme dans le mouvement anti-guerre actuel
14:30 Giselle Donnard, Sur les mobilisations contre les
guerres
14:45 Brian Holmes, Nous autres plébéiens. Vers une
scission dans l¹Empire
15:00 Première discussion, avec e.a. Thomas Berns
16:00 Pause
16:15 Antonella Corsani, La guerre et l¹épistémologie
post-féministe
16:30 Anne Querrien, Concentration et multitude:
la diversité de l¹humanité nue
16:45 Lieven De Cauter, The Project for the New
American Century: guide pour le Nouvel Ordre
Impérial Entropique
17:00 Deuxième discussion, avec e.a. Pierre Klein.
18:00 Clôture de la table ronde

LES PARTICIPANTS
Thomas Berns, philosophe et chercheur à l¹Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Yann Moulier Boutang, économiste et professeur à l¹Université de
Bretagne-Sud à Vannes et à l¹Institut d¹Etudes Politiques à Paris, Directeur
de la revue Multitudes.
Antonella Corsani, économiste au Laboratoire Matisse-Isys à l¹Université de
Paris I.
Lieven De Cauter, philosophe, écrivain et professeur à la Katholieke
Universiteit Leuven, P.A.R.T.S., et le département RITS de
l¹Erasmushogeschool Brussel.
Giselle Donnard, historienne, participe au mouvement féministe en France, a
été co-animatrice du CINEL avec Félix Guattari.
Brian Holmes, théoricien de la culture, critique d¹art et membre du
collectif français Ne pas plier. Depuis le Global Carnival Against Capital
dans la City de Londres, il a participé à et écrit sur de nombreuses
manifestations anti-mondialistes.
Pierre Klein, docteur en droit, chargé de cours à l¹Université Libre de
Bruxelles et directeur du Centre de droit international et de sociologie
appliquée au droit international de l¹U.L.B.
Dieter Lesage, philosophe, écrivain et professeur au département RITS de
l¹Erasmushogeschool Brussel.
Anne Querrien, sociologue et philosophe, a travaillé au Cerfi avec Félix
Guattari, Gilles Deleuze et Michel Foucault. Dirige la rédaction de la revue
Les Annales de la Recherche Urbaine.

INFORMATION ET RESERVATIONS
L¹ entrée est gratuite. Prière de réserver.
sien.vangijsegem {AT} bozar.be
T. 0032 2 507 82 13
www.bozar.be
www.revolutionrestoration.be

LIEU
BOZAR. Palais des Beaux-Arts
23, rue Ravenstein
B-1000 Bruxelles (Belgique)


[NL]

REVOLUTION/RESTORATION 01:
PARANOID CRITICAL TRANSFORMATION METHOD
UITNODIGING RONDETAFEL:
DE MENIGTE TEGEN DE OORLOG
ZATERDAG 26 APRIL 2003, 14u-18u

Indien we het over de kritische draagwijdte van de beeldende kunst willen
hebben, kunnen we niet voorbij aan de vertogen waarin de meeste kunstenaars
hun werk geplaatst willen zien met betrekking tot de maatschappij, de
politiek, de economie en de functie die kunst daarin eventueel kan
vervullen. In het programma Revolution/Restoration, een productie van het
Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, staat deze discursieve ruimte centraal. De
lezingen en discussies vinden plaats in de installatie die de kunstenaars
Nico Dockx en Christophe Terlinden met het gerecycleerde materiaal van
vorige tentoonstellingen in de voormalige veilingzalen van het Paleis voor
Schone Kunsten ontwikkelden. Hun werk wordt de komende drie maanden het
platform voor een reeks debatten en presentaties met kunstenaars,
cultuurfilosofen, architecten, politici, etc.: een discursieve ruimte waarin
het creatieve en het kritische werk, theorie en praktijk hand in hand gaan.
Dit lijkt ons noodzakelijk indien we kunst niet opnieuw willen reduceren tot
een spel van vormen en stijlen.
    Filosoof Dieter Lesage koos ervoor om de begrippen uit de titel
(revolutie en restauratie) te onderzoeken: niet alleen hun draagwijdte in
het artistieke en culturele veld, maar in de maatschappij in het algemeen.
Zeker nu, midden in een internationaal conflict waarbij de aanspraken op
hegemonie van één geo-cultureel blok een abrupte crisis hebben
teweeggebracht, wordt het analyseren van deze nieuwe situatie en de gevolgen
voor het culturele debat en de artistieke praktijk een prioriteit.
    Samen met Dieter Lesage nodigen we u dan ook graag uit voor de
rondetafel die hij organiseert onder de titel ŒDe menigte tegen de oorlog¹
en die zal plaatsvinden op zaterdag 26 april 2003, van 14u tot 18u. Het
wereldwijde verzet tegen de oorlog vormt het thema van een ontmoeting met
redactieleden van het Franse interdisciplinaire tijdschrift Multitudes.
Multitudes werd opgericht in 2000 en heeft in belangrijke mate bijgedragen
tot de discussie over de provocerende gedachten in het boek Empire van
Antonio Negri en Michael Hardt. Thomas Berns en Pierre Klein zullen reageren
op bijdragen van Yann Moulier Boutang, Antonella Corsani, Lieven De Cauter,
Giselle Donnard, Brian Holmes en Anne Querrien. De voertalen van de
rondetafel zijn het Nederlands en het Frans. Simultaanvertaling is voorzien.

Barbara Vanderlinden & Dirk Snauwaert, curators Revolution/Restoration


PROGRAMMA
14:00 Dieter Lesage, Inleiding.
14:10 Yann Moulier Boutang, De vier vormen van
pacifisme in de hedendaagse anti-oorlogsbeweging.
14:30 Giselle Donnard, Over de mobilisaties tegen
de oorlogen.
14:45 Brian Holmes, Wij plebejers. Naar een breuk in het
Imperium.
15:00 Eerste discussieronde, met o.a. Thomas Berns.
16:00 Pauze.
16:15 Antonella Corsani, Oorlog en postfeministische
epistemologie.
16:30 Anne Querrien, Concentratie en multitude:
de diversiteit van de naakte mensheid.
16:45 Lieven De Cauter, The Project for the New
American Century: gids voor de Nieuwe
Entropische Imperiale Orde.
17:00 Tweede discussieronde, met o.a. Pierre Klein.
18:00 Einde van de rondetafel.

DEELNEMERS
Thomas Berns, filosoof en vorser, verbonden aan de Université Libre de
Bruxelles.
Yann Moulier Boutang, econoom, professor aan de Université de Bretagne-Sud
in Vannes en aan het Institut d¹Etudes Politiques in Parijs, hoofdredacteur
van het tijdschrift Multitudes.
Antonella Corsani, econome, verbonden aan het Laboratoire Matisse-Isys van
de Université de Paris I.
Lieven De Cauter, filosoof, auteur en docent aan de Katholieke Universiteit
Leuven, P.A.R.T.S. en het departement RITS van de Erasmushogeschool Brussel.
Giselle Donnard, historica, actief in de Franse feministische beweging,
leidde samen met Félix Guattari CINEL.
Brian Holmes, cultuurtheoreticus, kunstcriticus en lid van het Franse
collectief Ne pas plier. Sinds het Global Carnival Against Capital in de
Londense City heeft hij deelgenomen aan en geschreven over verscheidene
grote manifestaties rond antiglobalisme.
Pierre Klein, doctor in de rechten, docent aan de Université Libre de
Bruxelles en directeur van het Centre de droit international et de
sociologie appliquée au droit international van de U.L.B.
Dieter Lesage, filosoof, auteur en docent aan het departement RITS van de
Erasmushogeschool Brussel.
Anne Querrien, sociologe en filosofe, heeft aan het Cerfi gewerkt met Félix
Guattari, Gilles Deleuze en Michel Foucault, hoofdredactrice van Les Annales
de la Recherche Urbaine.

INFO EN RESERVERINGEN
De toegang is gratis. Gelieve te reserveren.
sien.vangijsegem {AT} bozar.be
T. 02 507 82 13
www.bozar.be
www.revolutionrestoration.be

LOCATIE
BOZAR. Paleis voor Schone Kunsten
Ravensteinstraat 23
B-1000 Brussel (België)


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Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 22:48:45 -0500
From: "mason" <mason {AT} designafternext.com>
Subject: Lumen Eclipse :: Sunday, April 13 :: Boston

Hi all:

We've got some really good shows coming up.

Sunday, April 13 :: the premier of Justin Manor's Cinema Fabrique:

"justin has sewn several tiny ultra brite lights into a pair of ordinary
gloves. by pointing a camera at himself and using machine vision tracking
methods, the computer knows where his hands are, and he can use them to
control his video editing software. by moving his hands around in space, he
is in fact cutting, scratching, and manipulating the visual quality of
videos in realtime."

Sunday, April 20 :: Hernandez, Voigt, Wright - video jazz improv

All events are at RiverGods, 125 River Street, Central Square, Cambridge.
The shows start at 9pm and are free. 21+ with Proper ID.

Ryan Gibson
ryan {AT} digitalconfusion.org






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Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 13:29:54 +0200
From: "kuda.org" <office {AT} kuda.org>
Subject: kuda.org > Critical Art Ensemble

>>
16.04.03.
Wednesday
20:00
<<

ART club Cultural Centre Novi Sad
Katolicka Porta 5

Critical Art Ensemble - Molecular Invasion
promotion of book

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>>
17.04.03.
Thursday
20:00
>>

New Media Centre - kuda.org
Brace Mogin 2, Detelinara
Critical Art Ensemble - BioResistance

Lecture on the problems of Biotechnology, cloning and genetic engineering

Currently one of the most prominent and influential theoretical - artistic
collective from USA,
Critical Art Ensemble are coming to Novi Sad where they will have series of
lecture, talks and workshops.
Critical Art Ensemble (CAE), founded in 1987, is a collective of five
tactical media artists of various specialization
including computer art, film, video, photography, text art, book art, and
performance.
CAE's focus has been on the exploration of the relations and
 intersections between art, critical theory, technology, and political
activism.

http://critical-art.net

Recent books of Critical Art Ensemble:
Electronic Disturbance (1994)
Electronic Civil Disobedience and Other Unpopular Ideas (1995)
Flesh Machine (1998)
Molecular Invasion (2002)

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Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 18:59:09 +0200
From: darko fritz <fritz.d {AT} chello.nl>
Subject: [Home]|[Search]|[Home] . exhibition . Darko Fritz




.:: Darko Fritz

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.:: exhibition . [Home]|[Search]|[Home]

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.:: 17 . 04 > 02 . 05 . 2003

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.:: opening . thursday 17 . 04 . 19 > 21 h

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.:: [Home]|[Search]|[Home]

Series of hand-prints by stamps with red Chinese ink on paper. Images coming
from 'Home' and 'Search' buttons form Navigation Toolbar of Netscape
Navigator. Stamps carries Chinese pictograms for 'Home' and 'Search'.

[Home]|[Search]|[Home] is part of Migrant Navigator project by Darko Fritz.

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.::  [Home]|[Search]|[Home]
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