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.
Artcontext features a variety of collaborative net artworks, experiments in network creativity that rely on participative visiting artists. Artcontext Wire offers descriptions of new work as it comes online.
From Vooks to ebooks, from the iPad to the Google settlement, and from print-on-demand to new styles of writing, Edward Picot attempts to analyse the effects of the digital revolution on the publishing industry, and to make some educated guesses about how things may develop in the next few years.
Edward Picot discusses here the work of writer and new media artist Millie Niss: "She preferred work which didn't reach for the hi-tech solution when a lo-tech one would do - work, in other words, which didn't employ technology for its own sake, and where form was dictated by content rather than the other way round."
there must be a name for the phenomenon of coming across a new word (or object or idea or anything) and then suddenly seeing it everywhere. coincidence, synchronicity, whatever; about a month ago i mentioned in my post on the NZ elections the use of the word "tranche" in the national party's manifesto.
An appreciation of David Daniels, the great shape-poet, who died in May 2008. one of those figures who straddles the divide between digital and pre-digital art and literature. His art is about liberation, uninhibited outpouring, spontaneity and fun. Co-published by Furtherfield and The Hyperliterature Exchange.
A few months ago Aileen posted about being a translator and seamlessly conveying artists and writers ideas across languages. I’m sitting on an airplane where the person next to me is reading a newspaper article about me in Spanish (which I can’t read) and wishing I was a translator…
As I explained in my introduction page, one of the things that makes it a bit difficult to explain my work is that the better I do my job, the more imperceptible my work becomes. Yesterday I was thrilled to find myself completely invisible.
One of my favorite columnists, Annalee Newitz, recently wrote about how the English language is changing through the influence of international communication: "The Queen's English is Dead". As often as I have experienced monolingual English speakers happily, but erroneously thinking that everyone speaks "their" language without realizing how much other people may be struggling to understand them, I appreciate an article like this very much. However, it is only one of many, many sides to a much more complex story.
A phrase for those moments when it seems that the whole world just wants artists to become coders. A reminder that there is plenty to be getting on with without addin g more code to this overcrowded...
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