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Review of Ryoji Ikeda Datamatics [ver 2.0]

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Review ofRyoji IkedaRyoji Ikeda
Datamatics [ver 2.0]
Centre Pompidou, Paris
October 29th 2007 20h30


Review of THE THIRD MIND

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Brion Gysin and William Burroughs's Dream MachineBrion Gysin and William Burroughs's Dream Machine

A review of
THE THIRD MIND at Le Palais de Tokyo
Curated by Ugo Rondinone
By Joseph Nechvatal

THE THIRD MIND
Le Palais de Tokyo
13, avenue du président Wilson 75116 Paris


Book Review of Digital Contagions

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A Book Review of “Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses” by Jussi Parikka (Peter Lang Books, 2007, 327 pages) by Joseph Nechvatal

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if first-line-of-file = then goto loop;
prepend virus to file;}


2007 Almanac of Political Art download


2007 Almanac of Political Art is ready to download at
http://www.reunionprojects.org.uk

Editor at large: Sophie Hope

Guest Editors: Leigh French, Adam Jeanes and Simona Nastac

Production Team: Valentina Gottardi, Ann Harezlak and Lucy Parker


Code in a Box

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code in a boxcode in a box


Review of The Parallax View by Slavoj Zizek

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The Parallax View
by Slavoj Zizek (MIT Press)
Reviewed by Frederic Jameson


Obituary: Rudolf Arnheim

"All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention."
-Rudolf Arnheim, Art and Visual Perception: The New Version, p.5.

Rudolph ArnheimRudolph Arnheim

Obituary: Rudolf Arnheim

Rudolf Arnheim, a pathbreaking psychologist of visual experience in
the arts, died at the age of 102 in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 9


Book Review of Jacques Rancière’s The Politics of Aesthetics

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The Politics of AestheticsThe Politics of Aesthetics
Book Review of Jacques Rancière’s The Politics of Aesthetics : with reflections on Rancière’s art-politics in lieu of the Deleuzian/Guattarian perspective.
by Joseph Nechvatal

Jacques Rancière, The Politics of Aesthetics
With an afterward by Slavoj Zizek
Continuum Press, London and New York


Sound Art Museum opens in Rome

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Lodged in a spacious apartment in an unassuming 19th-century building on Rome’s busy Piazza Vittoria, the new Sound Art Museum is both a public venue and the realized dream of Dora Stiefelmeier and Mario Pieroni, the founders of Zerynthia, a not-for-profit organization created in 1991 to promote exhibitions and performances in Italy and abroad. Inaugurated Feb. 26, the Sound Art Museum is a project of Zerynthia and its subsidiary, RadioArteMobile (RAM), an internet radio station launched in 2002 to explore–and expand–the territory shared by the visual arts and sound research. The Sound Art Museum’s premiere exhibition is “Inaudita” (meaning both “unheard” and “unprecedented”) and features installations by the Vito Acconci studio, Markus Huemer, Donatella Landi, Stephen Vitiello and Achim Wollscheid. The organizers are Lorenzo Benedetti, an independent curator, Riccardo Giagni, a composer and musicologist, and the artist Cesare Pietroiusti.


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