Coded Perception [the New Aesthetic @SETUPUtrecht]

Last week I shared my ‘perspective’ on the New Aesthetic with SETUP [a space in Utrecht which hosts events on digital culture] which held an opening for their Coded Perception expo. From their site [translated from Dutch via Google]: What images constructs the computer as he looks to our world? During the exhibition ‘Coded Perception‘ you can [...]

join the GLI.TC/H 2112 Working Groups!

GLI.TC/H 2112 is nearly a month away! But you can start participating now by signing up on the Working Groups and joining the conversation! Working Groups, similar to Internet Working Groups are formalized/structured spaces for open/participatory development of GLI.TC/H threads (+related projects). The Working Groups are an online space for conversation + collaboration + planning leading up [...]

Understanding Remix: an open letter to Brad Troemel

Dear Brad, Having written an article entitled The Word “Remix” Is Corny and publishing it on the Internet (home of the remix, in the contemporary sense of the word) I’d imagine you were hoping to incite some rebuttal, so I’ll take the bait (apologies for not having launched this flame war sooner… but it’s tough [...]

Disney’s copyright balls

The other day my friend @joshbillions gave me a small gift, a Mickey Mouse moleskin-style notebook. On the front cover there’s an image of the classic Mickey waving his hand up, gesturing towards the background… a collection of US Patents (presumably patents owned by the Disney Corporation). I had to stop for a minute, before [...]

VVVECTOR.VVVIE.WS: convos facilitated by @nbriz && @jonCates

at tonight’s tritriangle opening myself + jonCates are going to be tackling ‘the New Aesthetic’ w/invited guests Mez Breeze, Curt Cloninger, Patrick Lichty, Brian Holmes and  Aaron Straup Cope.

Chicago Dirty New Media [Round Robin] @the MCA

This Tuesday [6pm] I’m organizing a ’round-robin’ of Chicago Dirty New Media artists in the garage of the MCA — from their website: Join us for this real-time audio and video performance event which celebrates the Dirty New Media movement in Chicago. Dirty New Media artists utilize hacked electronics and improvisation to create works of [...]

SampleChest v1.1 [download] #PiraticalPractices

It’s a little overdue, but I just got around to updating SampleChest—a critical artware && creative piracy tool for creating video sample libraries by ripping videos from today’s richest AV cultural repository, YouTube.  It was recently brought to my attention that SampleChest had stopped working… seems YouTube changed some details on their end, so I figured [...]