in absentia is a site-specific web-based project by J. R. Carpenter presented by Dare-Dare. in absentia hacks the Google Maps API to address issues of gentrification and its erasures in the Mile End neighbourhood of Montreal. A satellite view of the neighbourhood is haunted by postcard stories to and from former tenants forced out of the neighbourhood by economically motivated decisions made in their absence.
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.
Entropy8Zuper! Were Founded in 1999 from the merger of entropy8.com which was founded in 1995, and zuper.com were founded 1995; Self-employed designers of hypermedia projects, Independent artists using new media and the internet.
Ambient Information Systems by Manu Luksch and Mukul Patel is a hardback book that presents a comprehensive and in-depth, historical context by ambient.tv (Luksch and her collaborators) from during the last decade. It's a fascinating pleasure to read and overwhelming to review, buy it and enjoy.
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."
Two-part exercise to map CCTV cameras around Whitehall, London, within a zone covered by SOCPA (Serious and Organized Crime and Police Act 2005). A map of the hundreds of cameras in the zone was made over two days of observation. The second part involved mapping the range of one of these cameras, no. 40 in Villiers street, by intercepting its signal as it was transmitted wirelessly without encryption.
The Games for Cities programme is hosting the first international conference with leading ‘city-game’ design experts from around the world. Games for Cities is an initiative started by Play the City...
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