"Dragon's Eye Fourth Anniversary" (feature)
Over the past 4 years, Dragon's Eye has established itself as a resource for the enquiring listener seeking experimental ambient and sound art. Its 4th anniversary is marked by Flowers, compiling label veterans and newcomers, and which, with five other still fresh releases, prompts a timely mini profile.
feature by Alan Lockett
SWITCH is the new media art journal of the Computers in Art, Design, Research, and Education (CADRE) Laboratory for New Media of the School of Art and Design at San Jose State University. Published since 1995, SWITCH is one of the earliest online journals focusing on art and technology. The mission of SWITCH aims to critically evaluate developments in art and technology with community, research and openness.
SWITCH is interested in fostering a critical viewpoint on issues and developments in the complex, and sometimes opaque crossovers between art and technology through practice, research, outreach, and participation.
Meetopia is a cooperative web-art based platform launched in 2006. Netart projects, webzine, digital cultures.
In our projects, computers and networks are understood as well as tools and means of production and circulation as locations and subjects of a digital condition that is defined by the accessibility, the appropriation, the reproduction and replication of the code, the connection to networks, and the development of a digital knowledge which produce a collective intelligence. Read more »
"IRATIONAL.ORG is an international system for deploying "irational" information, services and products for the displaced and roaming.
IRATIONAL.ORG supports independent artists and organisations that need to maintain mission critical information systems. These 'Irationalists' create work that pushes the boundaries between the corporate realms of business, art and engineering. Read more »
Windows pop out of nowhere and even go beyond the parameter of the browser application. This site is at its most startling when it appears to take over ones entire computer, almost suggesting to the user that it is reaching beyond the confines of the computer screen.
CTheory is an electronic academic journal published since 1996. It is an international journal focusing on technology and media theory, technology, and culture, publishing articles, interviews, book reviews and "event-scenes." It is edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker.
The editorial board includes
Paul Virilio (Paris), Bruce Sterling (Austin), Siegfried Zielinski (Koeln), Stelarc (Melbourne), DJ Spooky (a.k.a. Paul D. Miller) (NYC), Timothy Murray (Ithaca/Cornell), Lynn Hershman Leeson (San Francisco), Stephen Pfohl (Boston), Andrew Ross (NYC), Andrew Wernick (Peterborough), Maurice Charland (Montreal), Gad Horowitz (Toronto), Shannon Bell (Toronto), R.U. Sirius (San Francisco),
Mute is an online magazine dedicated to exploring culture and politics after the net. Mute combines quarterly issues dedicated to specific topics (Precarious Labour, The Knowledge Commons, etc) with regularly updated articles and reviews. The site also features ongoing coverage of relevant news and events contributed by ourselves and our readers. Read more »
The DIGICULT project is directed by Marco Mancuso, from January 2005 without any money supporting and with a cultural activist approach. It is based on the active participation of 40 professional people about, who represent the first wide Italian Network of journalists, curators, artists and critics in the field of electronic culture. And on a multitude of updated strategies around new media communication and networking activities.
Furtherfield.org believes that through creative and critical engagement with practices in art and technology people are inspired and enabled to become active co-creators of their cultures and societies.
Furtherfield.org provides platforms for creating, viewing, discussing and learning about experimental practices at the intersections of art, technology and social change.
HTTP Gallery in Haringey, North London is Furtherfield.org's dedicated space for physical events and residencies. VisitorsStudio is their online space for live audiovisual media remixing. From their offices at HTTP, Furtherfield.org initiate and provide infrastructure for commissions, events, exhibitions, internships, networking, participatory projects, peer exchange, publishing, research, residencies and workshops.
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