Recently Saul Albert has been writing for Cream, [meta]mute, the last time
he talked about art and software was at the net user conference in Sofia
(www.netuser.cc). He teaches visual studies at Greenwich University
(www.gre.ac.uk). He has been co-organising dorkbotlondon (www.dorkbot.org)
and has been coding a slick-looking but insanely dysfuntional content
management system for artists groups for about 9 months
(www.twenteenthcentury.com) as part of his art practice with the Twenteenth
His current interests as of 26/11/2001 are:
collaborative art practice,
and personal neologisms. Information on these subjects to
email@example.com is much appreciated.
Some coding/writing projects:
Inke Arns (*1968 in Duisdorf/Germany) is an independent media art
curator and a PhD candidate at the Institute of Slavistics at the
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. The working title of her PhD
thesis is "Objects in the Mirror may be Closer Than They Appear: The
Avant-Garde in the Rear-View Mirror. A Comparative Analysis of the
Artistic Re-Reading of the Historical Avant-Garde in Eastern Europe in
the 1980s and 1990s in Retroavant-garde and Post-Utopianism".
After spending four years in Paris from 1982 - 86, from 1988 - 96 she
studied Eastern European cultural studies, political science,
archaeology of the Middle-East and art history in Berlin and Amsterdam,
graduating at the Free University of Berlin in 1996 with an M.A. thesis
on the Yugoslav/Slovenian artists' collective Neue Slowenische Kunst
(NSK). From 2000 - 2001 she has been a lecturer at the Institute of
Slavistics at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
Her curatorial work includes exhibitions, festivals and conferences
on international media art and culture, like OSTranenie 93 at the
Bauhaus Dessau; Minima Media: Medienbiennale Leipzig 1994, former VEB
Buntgarnwerke Leipzig; discord. sabotage of realities, Kunstverein
Hamburg 1996/97; body of the message, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein Berlin
1998; and update 2.0, ZKM Karlsruhe for the Goethe-Institute, 2000.
Currently, together with Dieter Daniels and Joachim Blank she is working
on the development of an audio visual "Introduction to Media Art" for
the Art Academy (HGB), Leipzig.
She is a founding member of the translocal Syndicate network
(*1996-2001), of the Berlin-based mikro association for the advancement
of media cultures (*1998) and of SPECTRE, a mailing list for media
culture in Deep Europe (*2001).
She has published widely on issues of media and net culture and art
in international magazines and books, amongst others in Leonardo
Electronic Almanach (USA), Kunstforum International (D), ArtIndia (IN)
and Convergence: Journal of Research into New Technologies (UK). Her
book "Net Cultures" will be published by Rotbuch in spring 2002.
1987 - 1991 Studied German Literature, Media and History at Heinrich-Heine-Universität
in Düsseldorf and SUNY Buffalo (USA)
1993 - 1995 Editor at the publishing-house Verlag Rommerskirchen
Free-lance Writer in Berlin since 1995, Editor at the daily Berliner Zeitung
Contributes to Telepolis, Spiegel-Online, and a number of other publications.
Visiting Professor at the University of Paderborn in the summer term 2000,
teaching and research assigment at Universität Düsseldorf, and Wissenschaftszentrum
Lectures and presentations at Lumumba University, Moscow, Palais Tokio,
the contemporary arts museum in Paris, the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin,
the Shedhalle Zürich, Volksbühne Berlin, Filmmuseum München, Videofest Kassel,
Transmediale Berlin etc.
Published a dissertation about the film maker Harun Farocki and a book on
art on the internet
Proud member of Mikro e.V. and co-organiser of the conference "Wizards of OS".
Josephine Bosma (1962) lives and works in Amsterdam. She organised the radio
section of Next5Minutes2 and Next5Minutes3. Since 1993 she is an independent
researcher in the field of net culture. Publications of her work have been
both offline and online in amongst others Mute (UK), Telepolis (D), Metropolis M (NL),
UHK (NO), Switch (USA), Ars Electronica '97 catalogue (AT), the book cyberfeminizam
edited by Igor Markovich (SI), the on line SFMoma exhibition Crossfade and the
book netzkunst edited by Verena Kuni (D). She was the editor of the streaming
media sections of the nettime book ReadMe and the n5m3 workbook. She gave lectures
about aspects of net art in amongst others Kunstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin),
Stedelijk Bureau (Amsterdam) and the State Academy of Visual Arts Stuttgart,
and also about net.radio and sound art in for example Recycling the Future
(Vienna 1997), Netradiodays (Berlin 1998) and Futuresonic (Manchester 2000).
Sarah Cook is a doctoral research student at the University of Sunderland
in conjunction with the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art investigating
the practice of new media curating. She has worked in a curatorial capacity
at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada), the Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis,
USA), and the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa). When not online working
on CRUMB she is a project coordinator at Locus+.
Geb. 1969, Studium der Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft,
Kunstgeschichte und Deutschen Philologie in Berlin, Konstanz und Amherst/Massachusetts
(USA), Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Allgemeine und Vergleichende
Literaturwissenschaft der Freien Universität Berlin.
Seit 1989 Teilnehmer an "Festivals of Plagiarism" und "Neoist Apartment
Festivals", Publikationen u.a. in PhotoStatic/Retrofuturism, YAWN, SMILE,
seit 1995 Arbeit an neoism.org, Artikel über Neoismus in: Stewart Home und
Florian Cramer, The House of Nine Squares, London: Invisible Books, 1997,
und in: Mario Mentrup (Hrsg.), Printidentitäten, Berlin: Maas Verlag, 2000
Seit 1996 div. Vorträge und Essays zu Literatur und Computer. Perl-Programmierer,
GNU/Linux-Anwender seit 1996 und Referent bei Veranstaltungen der Berliner
Linux User Group (BeLUG). Website "Permutationen", 1998 ausgezeichnet mit
einem Sonderpreis der Pegasus '98-Jury.
Steve Dietz is Curator of New Media at the Walker Art Center
in Mineapolis, Minnesota, USA. He has curated several net art exhibitions,
including Beyond Interface, Digital Documentary, Shock of the View, Art
Entertainment Network, and Telematic Connections.
Tetsuo Kogawa's interests range over a variety of disciplines and critical
approaches. After studying philosophy at Sophia and Waseda universities,
he taught at Wako University for 17 years. He is currently Professor of
Communication Studies at Tokyo Keizai University's Department of Communications.
Kogawa introduced free radio to Japan, and is widely known for his blend
of criticism, performance and activism. He has written over 30 books on
media culture, film, city and urban space, and micro politics. Most recently
he has combined the experimental and pirate aesthetics of the Mini-FM movement
with internet streamed media.
Frederic Madre launched france's premier and foremost hypermedia revue
http://pleine-peau.com, did some writing here and there, opened and
closed the palais-tokyo mailing list, declared 'spam art' was a genre, fought
several unfinished wars against moderation and made considerable fuss about
it, gathered some friends around http://2balles.cc , ruffled a few feathers
and got bruised while taking superb pictures of it all. He's currently enjoying
the position of france's only net-critique at http://homme-moderne.org
and values your continued support.
Robbin Murphy is an artist who lives on Long Key in the Gulf of Mexico where
he is researching network/urban/landscape design.
Murphy was born in Idaho and moved to New York City in 1977. The short story
can be found here: http://www.artnetweb.com/murph/work/index.html
The long story includes cofounding artnetweb.com with Remo Campopiano in
1993, the exhibition PORT at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in 1997
Project Tumbleweed (http://www.artnetweb.com/iola/tumbleweed),
and a bunch of other things (http://www.artnetweb.com/resumes/resmurph.html).
Sarah Thompson, aka Aurora Lovelock, is an artist and writer. (born 1967)
She has studied FineArt [BA (Hons), De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
(1985-89)] and Computer Animation [MA, Bournemouth University,
Computer-based artworks include:
Memory into Space | Computer Animation | CGAL (Computer Graphics Animation
The Changing World of Aurora Lovelock | interface environment | Macromedia
Director, Strata Studio | 1995-96
Spindolls | Cd-Rom | Macromedia Director, Strata Studio, Soundedit 16 |
1997/8 | made with support from Southern Arts
sig.nature | net art work using Shockwave | 1999
She has contributed reviews to Rhizome under the e-name of Aurora Lovelock,
most notably: "Curating on the Edge of Chaos", and has contributed to many
art debates online.
She has taught art and visual theory on both the BA and MSc Computer
Animation courses at the NCCA, Bournemouth University (1997-2000), & in
2000 co-developed an intranet teaching & learning website, within which she
developed an online historical resource of computer animations.
During 2001 she has written and developed the website: content-type.org.uk,
writing articles on net based artworks, and on related artworks which
explore aspects of science, computer technology and the mass media.
She lives in Bournemouth, UK, and is also currently a part time carer.