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Table of Contents:

   RESEARCH || download now                                                        
     Peter Luining  <email {AT} ctrlaltdel.org>                                           

   Dislocations                                                                    
     "McKenzie Wark" <mckenziewark {AT} hotmail.com>                                      

   new work up: Leif Codices                                                       
     "jorn.ebner {AT} britishlibrary.net" <jorn.ebner {AT} britishlibrary.net>                 

   Empire In Croatia Out                                                           
     "zoe:forward" <zoe {AT} mi2.hr>                                                      

   Cybermidrash - please check out -                                               
     Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com>                                              

   IA LAUNCH                                                                       
     "patrick lichty" <voyd {AT} voyd.com>                                                

   Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews Volume I                                         
     "geert lovink" <geert {AT} xs4all.nl>                                                

   Welcome to The Play Ethic Network                                               
     "pat kane" <network {AT} theplayethic.com> (by way of richard barbrook)              

   The worlds first terraportal: parkbenchtv.org                                   
     numinous <numinous {AT} easynet.co.uk>                                               



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Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 15:14:32 +0200
From: Peter Luining  <email {AT} ctrlaltdel.org>
Subject: RESEARCH || download now

name: RESEARCH
artist: L-Foundation
1st release date: originally released as cd-rom in 2000
2nd release date: 05 june 2003 (available for download)
description: 12 standalone sound engines that were featured on the
cd-rom RESEARCH. The cd-rom was amongst others presented at EMAF
(Osnabruck) & Sonar (Spain). 
sizes: sit & zip files vary between 1.5 and 3.5 mb.
special: owners of the cd-rom click on the following link for more
info http://latest.ctrlaltdel.org/owner.html



Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/avdk57.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/avdk57.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/blokker.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/blokker.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/composer.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/composer.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/dot5tr.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/dot5tr.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/de.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/de.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/rollcomp.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/rollcomp.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/seurdraw.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/seurdraw.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/sq9_9a.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/sq9_9a.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/sq91.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/sq91.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/tonest.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/tonest.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/test.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/test.sit

Windows http://research.l-foundation.org/win/vt53d.zip
MAC classic http://research.l-foundation.org/mac/vt53d.sit


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Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2003 05:28:50 -0400
From: "McKenzie Wark" <mckenziewark {AT} hotmail.com>
Subject: Dislocations

Salt Publishing and Artspace Sydney nettimers to a

BOOK LAUNCH 7pm Tuesday 24 June, for

Dispositions, a new book by McKenzie Wark

to be launched by GEORGE ALEXANDER
author of the award winning Mortal Divide

Artspace, 43 - 51 Cowper Wharf Road Woolloomooloo
7pm Tuesday 24 June


Mark Amerika says “Ken Wark is a language artist
of the first order. His debut novel Dispositions
reads like a philosophictional codework that
samples vocabularies, manipulates meanings, and
mixes discourses.”

Armed only with a notebook and a handheld global
positioning device, McKenzie Wark tracks the
secret passage of free time and free thought
through the spaces of an everyday life lived
increasingly in the shadow of the satellites.
Dispositions records one writer’s experience of
art and everyday life while struggling to be at
home in a world of global commerce and
surveillance. Dispositions proposes a joyous but
pragmatic anarchy of thought and writing as the
antidote to the discipline that states and
markets alike impose on knowledge and culture.

McKenzie Wark is the author of: Virtual
Geography (Indiana University Press); The
Virtual Republic (Allen & Unwin); Celebrities,
Culture and Cyberspace (Pluto Press) and
co-author of Speedfactory (Fremantle Arts
Centre Press). He edits the media culture book
series for Pluto Press. He teaches media and
cultural studies at the New School, in New York.
For nine years he was a columnist for The
Australian newspaper, which made him a ‘lapsed
Marxist in the pay of Rupert Murdoch’. His
writings have also appeared in American Book
Review, Bookforum and  a wide range of other
publications.

Artspace
http://www.artspace.org.au/2003/06/Wark.html

Salt Publishing
http://saltpublishing.com/books.html


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Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2003 16:20:37 +0200
From: "jorn.ebner {AT} britishlibrary.net" <jorn.ebner {AT} britishlibrary.net>
Subject: new work up: Leif Codices

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Leif Codices
http://www.leifcodices.info

"Leif Codices" is a new work for the Internet by Jorn Ebner, featuring
computer-based artist-eBooks and decorative animation for online viewing.
Its hybrid form, comprising off-line and internet-based components,
emphasizes a sculptural quality permeating its overall visual structure; it
is a self-contained composition, that provides connection to the broader
webscape; yet it reflects back to the user who is required to discover the
mechanism underlying the work's components.

"Leif Codices" consists of two sections 'Landscape' and 'Library':
'Landscape' takes the viewer through a sequence of online-animations which
employ fragmented browser display and user activation as their main formal
feature. 'Library', by contrast, is a mere container for a series of artist
eBooks: "Pollen Connection Point", "Border Patrol", "Party Turnstile",
"Conflict Mountain", "O[c|k]tober", "Road Works" and "Equilibrium Panel".
With the exception of "O[c|k]tober" - an online diary of images collected
from daily updated websites and linked to news-sites across the world -
these books are available for download and off-line viewing. Their often
complex structures merge abstract form and literal images in a idiosyncrati=
c
investigation into possible meanings of landscape, from the personally
obscure to the politically obvious.

The eBooks are both linear and non-linear structures: the user can simply
use the arrow-buttons on the keyboard to browse through the books, or
discover hidden links within the pages to move through them. "Pollen
Connection Point", "Border Patrol", "Party Turnstile" and "Road Works" also
contain sub-books and parallel-books for the user to discover, whereas
"Conflict Mountain" and "Equilibrium Panel" only have one image sequence.
Each work employs pdf technology with javascript to create a new form of
electronic book (or book in general), that can also be printed out as a
picture series. Each, with the exception of "O[c|k]tober", is a self
contained, computer-based work of art.  "O[c|k]tober" displays images in
small individual browser-windows that provide links to the contemporary
world of news information: the main source of literal imagery throughout
"Leif Codices".

The work was made possible through an AHRB Research Fellowship at Newcastle
University.=20

Technical requirements:
The online structure is best viewed on Internet Explorer 5+ and Netscape 6
(but not 7) and requires a Flash5 Plug-in. It works best with a fast
connection. The eBooks require Acrobat Reader 5+. Some are, for the time
being, Macintosh only.

Jorn Ebner is a London-based artist. He is currently an Arts and Humanities
Research Board funded Research Fellow at Newcastle University. His previous
online projects include "Lee Marvin Toolbox" (awarded the Kunstpreis 2001 o=
f
Medienforum M=FCnchen) and "Life Measure Contructions" (2000/01), a New Media
Scotland Commission. Group shows include "Discourski" at Galeria Arsenal in
Bialystok, Poland (2002), and "Predator" at kx.kampnagel, Hamburg,
Germany(2001).

http://www.leifcodices.info
http://www.leemarvintoolbox.net
http://www.lifemeasure.org


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Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2003 01:02:30 +0200 (MEST)
From: "zoe:forward" <zoe {AT} mi2.hr>
Subject: Empire In Croatia Out

"Empire" has just been published in Croatian translation!

After Micheal Hardt's last year's succesful lectures in Zagreb, organised
by the "Multimedia Institute" from Zagreb (Croatia), Hardt/Negri's book is
now (in a joint edition with the publishing house "Arkzin") finally out in
the Balkans.

This is the first volume in the "past.forward" book-series, which should
by the end of year bring out translations of Agamben, Nancy, Honneth.

The book release will be marked by a series of events throughout the
Yugoslav cities, entitled "Padaj silo i nepravdo" ("Power and injustice
shall tumble") recalling an old Yugoslav partisan song.


***

ZAGREB / June 10 / 7 p.m.
In front of the new University Library

djs: Edo & Pytzek, Bojan
vjs: Lina

*

BEOGRAD / June 13 / 8 p.m.
"Rex" - Cultural centre of B2

djs: BelgradeyardSoundsystem, Bojan

*

NOVI SAD / June 14 / 8 p.m.
Centre for new media "kuda.org"

*

SARAJEVO / June 19 / 8 p.m.
bookshop "Buybook"

***

More information & contact:

www.pastforward.org

or

Tom Medak (to-me {AT} mi2hr)
Petar Milat (zoe {AT} mi2.hr)




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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 17:04:24 -0400 (EDT)
From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com>
Subject: Cybermidrash - please check out -  





(from Joel Weishaus and Alan Sondheim)


Cybermidrash is a collaboration between Alan Sondheim and Joel Weishaus. The
project begins with correspondence between the two writers that leads to a
page of commentaries concordant with midrash, juxtaposed rabbinic remarks
annotated over the
centuries. http://web.pdx.edu/~pdx00282/temp/title.htm


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Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2003 15:30:22 -0500
From: "patrick lichty" <voyd {AT} voyd.com>
Subject: IA LAUNCH

intelligent agent - Vol. 3 No. 1, Final Installment

Vol. 3 No. 1, Winter/Spring '03
The final wave of articles from Vol. 3 No. 1 is now available at
http://www.intelligentagent.com

intelligent agent is published as a quarterly online magazine in a modular
format:
*3 thematic threads
Threads of Vol. 3 No. 1:
//the political sphere//
//biotech/transgenics//
//new media curation//
*reviews on festivals, net art, exhibitions, books, tech sector

All content is available in html and as pdf files with layout, which allow
readers to assemble customized issues. The content of each quarterly issue
becomes available over a period of 3 months.

NEW:
editorial
+Patrick Lichty, Dark Times for New Media?
Patrick Lichty ponders the state and future of new media art in the context
of the Walker Art Center's recent termination of its new media initiative -- 
an epilogue to this issue's thread on new media curation.

//the political sphere//
+ G.H. Hovagimyan, Shooter
Hovagimyan discusses his interactive sound installation Shooter, a
collaboration with Peter Sinclair, which is based on the psychological
thresholds one crosses when engaging in a video/computer game. Shooter
explores the issue of violence from the microcosmic level of gaming to the
macrocosmic one of war, especially information war.
+ Mike Mosher, Unionizing Silicon Valley Part One: Problem, History and
Opportunity
Mosher takes a look at the models and history of unions and ponders their
usefulness for unionizing the tech industry at a time where the lines
between hardware, software and engineering disciplines have blurred.

//biotech/transgenics//
+ Tiffany Holmes, The Mighty Mouse: Communicating addiction research through
computer art
Tiffany Holmes discusses the development of the art project "Mighty Mouse,"
a collaboration with neuroscientist Tolga Uz that fuses addiction research
with multimedia installation work and is meant to foster public dialogue
about issues related to drug use. The essay explores the potential outcomes
of a collaboration between an artist and a scientist and describes the four
principal elements of the project (a multi-channel video installation, a
drawing series, a web art game, and a testimonial-style video).
 + Ricardo Dominguez, Nano-fest Destiny 3.0: Fragments from the Post-Biotech
Era
Dominguez speculates about the post-biotech era in which "Molecular
Nanotechnology" (MNT) will implement its command-and-control structures.
Outlining subjects such as bio-colonialism, end of history scenarios (for
example, the gray goo syndrome), anti-market science, as well as the fusion
of genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics, Dominguez considers our
nano-fest destiny.

//new media curation//
+ Patrick Lichty, Reconfiguring the Museum: Electronic Media and Emergent
Curatorial Models
Using examples of alternative curatorial models as case studies, Patrick
Lichty explores how networked communication technologies have influenced
curatorial practice and challenge the status of the art institution as
monopolistic cultural producer.

COMING SOON: Vol. 3 No. 2 with threads on VR/3D, Mobility, Gaming

Questions? Comments?
Please post responses to the issue at
http://agent.netart-init.org/forum/

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
intelligent agent
Editor-in-Chief: Patrick Lichty
Director: Christiane Paul

http://www.intelligentagent.com
intelligent agent is a service organization and information
provider dedicated to interpreting and promoting art that
uses digital technologies for production and presentation.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


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Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 11:42:17 +1000
From: "geert lovink" <geert {AT} xs4all.nl>
Subject: Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews Volume I

Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews Volume I
Published by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery / Charta

Book Launch: 13 June 2003 - 5.30 pm
Spazio ARCO, Arsenale, Venice

A project of Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery
for the 50th International Art Exposition - Venice Biennial


Since 1993 Hans Ulrich Obrist has conducted over 400 interviews - a sort of
infinite conversation that becomes an artform in its own right. The book
Interviews Volume I, containing one thousand pages and published in two
editions, Italian and English, contains about 70 interviews, offering an
extraordinary cross-section of contemporary thought and action.

Hans Ulrich Obrist
Interviews
Volume 1

Marina Abramovic  Gregory Chaitin / Vito Acconci / James Graham Ballard /
Matthew Barney / Dara Birnbaum / Stefano Boeri / Christian  Luc Boltanski /
Daniel Buren / Maurizio Cattelan / Johannes Cladders / Constant / Giancarlo
De Carlo / Olafur Eliasson / Brian Eno / Juan Garcia Esquivel / Yona
Friedman / Hans Georg Gadamer / Gilbert  George / Edouard Glissant /
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster / Felix Gonzalez-Torres / Douglas Gordon / Dan
Graham / Joseph Grigely / Zaha Hadid / Stuart Hall / Thomas Hirschhorn /
Carsten Höller / Walter Hopps / Roni Horn / Huang Yong Ping / Pontus Hulten
/ Pierre Huyghe / Arata Isozaki / Billy Klüver / Rem Koolhaas / Lee Bul /
Sarat Maharaj e Francisco Varela / Ernest Mancoba / Roberto Matta / Cildo
Meireles / Jonas Mekas / Mario Merz / Santu Mofokeng / Yoko Ono / Gabriel
Orozco / Frei Otto / Lygia Pape / Claude Parent / Philippe Parreno /
Michelangelo Pistoletto / Ilya Prigogine / Jacques Rancière / Gerhard
Richter / Israel Rosenfield / Jean Rouch / Anri Sala / Kazuyo Sejima /
Ettore Sottsass / Luc Steels / Rirkrit Tiravanija / Agnès Varda / Lawrence
Weiner / Franz West / Cerith Wyn Evans / Anton Zeilinger

fondazione pitti immagine discovery
ufficio stampa _ francesca tacconi
tel. 055 3693251 /211
tacconi {AT} pittimmagine.com





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Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 01:31:44 +0100
From: "pat kane" <network {AT} theplayethic.com> (by way of richard barbrook)
Subject: Welcome to The Play Ethic Network

Welcome to...

+ + +  THE PLAY ETHIC NETWORK  + + +

A Meeting Place for all Players, Creatives and Innovators

http://www.theplayethic.com

>From PAT KANE, PE founder

"In an information age which values energy, knowledge and optimism, we
need a better productive ethos than the 'work ethic', Puritan or
otherwise. THE PLAY ETHIC is our attempt to start a new argument about
the role of creativity in our lives. What's the most sustaining
relationship between our passions and our technologies? Between our deep
aspirations to meaning and purpose, and the organizations which so often
thwart those aspirations? Between who we are, and what we do? Play,
understood in all its proper complexity, is a penetrating way of
answering these questions."


+ + +  FEATURES  + + +

::: WHAT IS THE PLAY ETHIC? It's a book, a meme, an engagement, a way of
doing, knowing and creating value... Come in, find out, play around!
+ http://www.theplayethic.com/pages/868006/index.htm

::: PLAY JOURNAL A weekly column and weblog, extending the ideas from
Pat Kane's forthcoming book, "The Play Ethic: Living Creatively in the
New Century" (Macmillan), and relating them to the last seven days'
news-and-views agenda. Essential reading for the creative classes.
+ http://www.journalscape.com/playjournal
[Want to be notified on new entries? Go 2
http://www.journalscape.com/playjournal/subscribe/]

::: ENGAGEMENT  See how we've put The Play Ethic into practice, in
business, marketing, government and education - from the Prime
Minister's Cabinet Office to the Sydney Royal Opera House, via a
hacker's cafe in Helsinki square
+ http://www.theplayethic.com/pages/867066/index.htm

::: IDEAS CONTEXT  Why is the work ethic inadequate to the challenges of
our age? What mix of passion, technology and imagination do we need to
live creative, fulfilling lives? How can the move from worker to player
help us get there? Some context for the Play Ethic.
+ http://www.theplayethic.com/pages/873322/index.htm

::: LUDERE  Exploring the Play of Art, and the Art of Play. This month
(June 2002): Opera Electronica, Interfacing with Dominique, and
Art-O-Mat
+ http://www.theplayethic.com/pages/873323/index.htm

::: JOINING THE NETWORK  If you want to know more about the Play Ethic -
our range of services, and the forthcoming book - please mail us at
network {AT} theplayethic.com

[If you do not wish to be contacted again, please mail us at
de-network {AT} theplayethic.com]


THE PLAY ETHIC NETWORK
http://www.theplayethic.com
network {AT} theplayethic.com
Director: Pat Kane


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Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 10:59:19 +0100
From: numinous <numinous {AT} easynet.co.uk>
Subject: The worlds first terraportal: parkbenchtv.org

http://www.parkbenchtv.org
is the world's first terraportal.

Location: Bedford Square, London
Postcode: WC1B 3ES

The GPS position is:
N 51°31.093'
W 00°07.810'

Launch and Public View Thursday 12th June 2003 6pm
Please come with wi-fi laptops, PDA's or GPS or cameras

wireless internet/localised media/regeneration/communication/portable 
technology/community/recycling/public artwork/networked architecture

www.parkbenchtv.org is a terraportal covering the area in and
around Bedford Square in Central London, working with the local
community in the area via free wireless internet access point,
and focusing on our local park bench in Central London,
near Tottenham Court Road.

www.parkbenchtv.org  is a fusion of a localised internet media
channel, local community forum,  free outside wireless internet
access point, and a customisation and restoration of a previously
broken park bench, which now indicates that you are inside a
wireless access area.

The media channel, using The Frequency Clock, running from the site is
open access, and you can upload new material, but it *must* use the local area
or the bench either as location or as content and subject matter. All media
material is localised to our area.

You are welcome to join the forum, come and sit on the bench and
use the access point at any time, or record and upload material to
the channel.


For additional information

see next issue
http://www.receiver.vodafone.com
WYSI-N-WYG (What You See is Not What You Get) by Pete Gomes

Tate Modern 'Wireless Cultures'

"Wireless Intermedia and the Birth of Terraportals"
http://www.tate.org.uk/audiovideo/wireless.htm
http://www.tate.org.uk/audiovideo/wireless/wireless6.ram

www.parkbenchtv is an Intermedia Communications Project
2002-2003 by Pete Gomes for the Architectural Association School of 
Architecture


Pete Gomes
AA Communications
Digital Film and Intermedia
http://www.mutantfilm.com
http://www.aaschool.ac.uk

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