Friday, October 23, 2009


a fine archive of writings on art, culture and media technology

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

9 evenings at the Daniel Langlois Fondation

still a great documentation

EVA Conference, Berlin 2009

EVA Conference, Berlin 2009
Elektronic Media & Visual Arts
November 11 - 13, 2009

Museums, libraries and archives are the institutional linchpin of the digital transmission of the cultural heritage. In service, research and management they meet the challenge of modern information society by using information and communication technologies. The 16th Berlin EVA conference offers a discussion forum of new media applications. It brings together the memory institutions with researchers of the information and communication technologies, IT - specialists and the public administration sector. Results of research and development will be presented with a strong reference to their usage. A particular "student's day" refers to innovative positions from the academic educational sector. As a member of the international EVA Conferences Network this event offers opportunities for international co-operation.

Conference Languages: German & English

Friday, October 9, 2009

Monday, October 5, 2009

immersive ideals/ critical distances

an interesting PhD thesis by Joseph Nechvatal on the affinity between artistic ideologies based in VR and previous immersive idioms.

Ryoji Ikeda is widely recognized as Japan’s leading electronic composer/artist and is renowned for his acclaimed solo concerts, installations, recordings and collaborative work. Working across both visual and sonic media Ikeda explores the ways in which music, time and space are shaped by mathematical methods.

His latest project, datamatics, is an art project that explores the potential to perceive the invisible multi-substance of data that permeates our world. It is a series of experiments in various forms - audiovisual concerts, installations, publications and CD/DVD releases - that seek to materialise pure data. datamatics is the main part of the project and comprises two audiovisual concert pieces; C4I and datamatics. data.series consists of six installations - data.spectra, data.tron, data.tecture, data.scan, and data.gram. dataphonics is a music project focused on the relationship between sound of data and data of sound, and crosses various formats; multi-channel sound piece, radio program and audio/data research etc. Each piece will be published as book or released as CD/DVD.