Wednesday, December 15, 2010

CFP: Digital Resources for Humanities and Arts (DRHA)

DRHA 2011 (Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts) Conference

Connected Communities: global or local2local?

Call for Papers and Performances

The deadline for submissions for papers and/or performances/installations is Monday 31st January 2011.

Applications from Curatorial based papers and panels very welcome !

Sunday 4th September - Wednesday 7th September 2011
University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
(with add on option of Saturday 3rd September in Shanghai)

In 2011 the DRHA conference will explore the new connectivities in societies and cultures which are enabled by the blending of virtual and physical space, the traversing of time and space through the virtual, and the evolution of innovative methodologies. Crossing disciplines and challenging boundaries within the humanities, arts and the creative industries, this conference will examine critically familiar notions of the ‘local’, the ‘global’ and the ‘network’ across the cultural spectrum.

Please see for more information. Abstracts should be approx 600 words. All submissions must be on-line.

Co-chairs - DRHA 2011 Judith Still (University of Nottingham) and Ghislaine Boddington (Middlesex University/ body>data>space). Conference Lead - Andy White (Nottingham University, Ningbo, China)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mourning the Death of Education, Dec 15th 2010

forwarded from marc garrett / furtherfield:

join us for a minute's silence on Resonance FM, mourning the death of
Education Dec 15th, 7-8pm

Friday, December 3, 2010

A Collection of Many Problems (In Memory of the Dead Media Handbook)

telharmonium && for the documentation
book available for 7.78$ at:



"A Collection of Many Problems" by Garnet Hertz, extracted out of the Ancient and Modern Philosophers: as, Secrets and Experiments in Informaticks, Geometry, Cosmography, Horologiography, Astronomy, Navigation, Musick, Opticks, Architecture, Statick, Mechanics, Chymistry, Water-Works, Fire-Works, &c. In memory of the Dead Media Handbook.

This book concept is a continuation of Bruce Sterling's Dead Media Handbook proposal (1995), and is influenced by contemporary writings in media archaeology. Its format is inspired by Quentin Fiore's design of Marshall McLuhan's The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects (1967).

Licensing: This bookwork is currently being sold at cost and without profit to the author, and is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License: you are free to share, copy, distribute, transmit, remix and adapt the work.

Graduiertenfeier @ Stift Göttweig, Dec 4th 2010

tomorrow I will be at the Graduiertenfeier @ Stift Göttweig. i wished all of you could be there and we could see each other again. i'll be thinking of all of you && will take you with me in my pocket! many <3!

Olia Lialina, My Boyfriend Came Back From the War

My boyfriend came back from the war from Per Platou on Vimeo.

jon satrom && ben syverson introducing the satromizerOS

Introducing Satromizer OS from Pox Party on Vimeo.