This is a list of sites submitted to ASCI for inclusion in the monthly newsletter. They are listed in no particular order
Turbulence provides small commissions and hosting for net.art project. Visit their site to see the current and past artists.
Commune, the video collaborations of Nam June Paik, is a repository for
Paik's collaborations with artists such as Charlotte Moorman and
Douglas Davis. Presents a synopsis of each piece. Some long download
times for unnecessarily large Shockwave.
is "a study group of artists, scholars, teahcers andwriters focused on
the relation of history to contemporary society". Includes essays and
documentation of past projects.
site of artist Steve Tanza. Has some stuff for sale, "sound toys", and
Arts Editor is a fine arts magazine out of Boston. Features reviews
of local shows, a curious misspelling of palette, and events listings.
I've been reading Joy Garnett's marvelous daily email digest
ever since Cynthia Panucci told me about it a few weeks back. Featuring
art and culture news, it's motto is "Where spin is art." Visit the site
to sign up, and also to see the image of the day.
Metal and Flesh, a gorgeous site featuring writing excerpts from
Sterling (Snow Crash), Noam Chompsky, and others, though the constant
repeating voiceovers get a bit tiresome. With and without Flash.
John Tonkin's site has his thoughts on eugenics, the ability to evolve your image through the computer.
artists Matthew Fuller and Simon Pope have created their own
'alternative' browser, "The Web Stalker".You can download yours from
their site, which claims that there are 500,000 copies in circulation.
While I'm normally VERY wary of downloading applications from the 'net
for fear of viruses and other nasties, this one was awarded a Webby
The parallel drawn Bible by Eugene Vishnevsky. His attempt to translate the Christian Bible into visual imagery.
Future Looms: Holes Linings Threads by Alicia Felberbaum Requires
Shockwave, and has some Java, and a few large Downloads. Includes a
meditation on the Jacquard Loom, an eighteenth-century device which
used punched cards to hold data.
Mathematics. From their editorial: The main goal of VM is the show the
BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS in a broad artistic-scientific context.
Constructivism. A site dedicated, as the name suggests, to the concept
of radical constructivism, an epistemological philosophy, not to be
confused with Russian constructivism.
Institute of International Visual Arts promotes itself as a
contemporary arts organization with an interest in new technology.
Includes some ‘net specific work, as well as information about the
Flicker Films by Martin Greg Whitney, a self-described primitive artist for the 21st century.
received an announcement for a site by Tina Gonsalves, which includes a
marvelous animation reminiscent of the work of Charles Csuri, a
computer art pioneer.
Fictive.net is a ‘constellation of artists working to produce
fictional works’ in new media. They’ve got a nice site at
needs a dialectic? In Three Degrees of Separation, Janet Cohen, Keith
Frank and John Ippolito discuss ‘net art in both a gallery installation
and a website (uses Java, and is a bit crashy) at
Irish art magazine Circa has a site with some full text articles. Check
out the discussion of multimedia education in Ireland.
The German site Kulturwork (www.kulturework.de) has posted results of their 4th Werkleitz Biennale at:
a web project created by net artist Andrea Polli in collaboration with
Chicago high school students, and supported by the Artists &
Communities: America Creates for the Millennium fund, uses the Internet
to encourage viewers to slow down and examine the present.
starting Oct. 20.
Zadruga is a serbian collective of artists (http://www.zadruga.co.yu)
" unified by the stubborn wish to survive in the wastelands of Serbian
cultural scene." The site has information about Serbian filmmakers, an
online project called "Strippers", and information about other Serbian
sponsored net.congestion, a streaming media based in Amstardam, earlier
in October. Although the festival was only streamed in real time (no
archive exists of video footage, unfortunately) you can still access
some abstracts and links to related sites.
is a project begun in 1999 by D. Guez, and contains links to his other
projects. Seems interesting, but entirely in French. Interesting clip
of a goldfish. Try http://bablefish.altavista.com for translation
features links to short videos and interactive art. Current work
includes the interactive piece Ghost City, a meditation on urban space,
and Qrime, a short animation. Site requires your browser to have
Macromedia Flash installed.
FRANKLIN FURNACE ARCHIVE, INC. http://www.franklinfurnace.org;
entering its 25th anniversary season, presents THE FUTURE OF THE
PRESENT 2000 ten presentations of live art on the Internet created
during month-long residencies at Parsons School of Design.
The NETART INITIATIVE http://netart-init.org
is a loosely knit, open source based, hub styled, forum oriented,
action enabled< > consortium, where people meet, virtually and
bodily, to communicate, exchange, and discourse for advancing the
understanding of a virtual art, a networked art and an art that will be
pervasive and ubiquitous in the years to come.
(the meeting point, a project of NetArt Initiative), a self-regulated
digital salon, invites all interested people to send ideas for
discussion/performance/etc, jihui puts you right under the spotlight.
For more info, visit http://netart-init.org check under toBeIsToDo. jihui is sponsored by Center for New Design @ Parsons School of Design http://www.parsons.edu/
Roy Ascott, designer Sang-soo Ahn, biologist Jae-chun Choe, and
architect Taig-youn Cho will collaborate over the Internet in "Niche",
billed as the first telematic event, Ascott’s term for human
interaction involving computer mediation. Niche will build a 3-D world
exploring language on Tuesday, December 19th. http://www.nabi.or.kr/telematic/telematic.html