Taina Bucher interviews Julian Oliver, the Berlin-based media artist and programmer at the Subtle Technologies festival in Toronto. Where he taught a workshop on the Network as Material. The aim of the workshop reflects Oliver’s artistic and pedagogical philosophy nicely; to not only make people aware of the hidden technical infrastructures of everyday life but also to provide people with tools to interrogate these constructed and governed public spaces.
The Sound of eBay completes UBERMORGEN.COM's trilogy that also includes Amazon Noir and Google Will Eat Itself (GWEI)(1). In order to understand the significance of this work, a brief look at recent Net.Art history is helpful.
Cityscapes enables people to share experiences of places where they live, have or might have lived. It reflects shared physical and imaginative space. Its theoretical basis resides in locative art and pyschogeography. The camera and descriptive text are its locative technologies; the pyschogeography are the spaces we inhabit. Browser-based, it embeds mapping software and geographical locating services in a wiki framework. It is built entirely on open source.
An art blog by Steven Read. Lots of stuff, including SEO poetry and digital art painting internet new media art art blog artist retrospective book art new york city blog art colorado denver colorado blog about art and painting.
make art is an international festival focussed on Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) and open content in digital arts. make art offers performances, presentations, workshops and an exhibition, focused on the blurred line between art and software programming. The festival is dedicated to all free software artists, open hardware hackers and command-line fetishists out there.
This week Ruth Catlow, Irini Papdimitriou & Jonathon Munro talk with Eleonora Oreggia aka XNAME, about Virtual Entity, a research project and a work of net-art trying to redefine the concepts of authenticity, ownership, uniqueness and seriality within the digital domain. And also Christian Kerrigan who uses digital technology to make objects, installations, and drawings which draw out an array of ideas about nature, technology and mortality.
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