|ART & ACTIVISM|
APSOLUTNO (FR Yugoslavia) www.apsolutno.org
APSOLUTNO works in various media (video, printed materials, installations, site specific projects, audio and web) - as a response to 'absolutely real' facts from the immediate surroundings.
Baker (UK): irational.org/tm
Net.artist who appropriates and inverts corporate marketing techniques used to gather and distribute data: loyalty cards, surveys, databases and electioneering. Member of Irational.org.
Bookchin (US): calarts.edu/~bookchin
Works with the net, computer games and other unpopular art forms. Organized "Street Action on the Superhighway," a project about spaces between art and activism, the streets and the net. Formely part of RTMark.
Bunting (UK): www.irational.org/heath
Net.artist, photographer, draughtsman, and designer. Projects include asking viewers to keep watch of criminal activities in different cities by using their computers for surveillance (CCTV), and an identity swap database.
Art Ensemble (US):
CAE explores the intersections between art, critical theory, technology, and political activism. Books include The Electronic Disturbance, Electronic Civil Disobedience, Digital Resistance: Explorations in Tactical Media.
C.U.K.T. is a "meta-national" institution outside the oppressive political structure of actually existing institutions, & offering practical ideas on education, labor and unemployment, political power and technology.
da Rimini (Australia): sysx.org/gashgirl
Francesca da Rimini, aka GashGirl, is an arts manager, curator, corporate geisha girl, cyberfeminist, puppet mistress and ghost. Original member of VNS Matrix; worked on collaborative projects with Thing Net.
of Space and Land Reclamation (US): www.counterproductiveindustries.com
Chicago based collective of 60 artists/activist who seeks to reclaim visual, spatial and intellectual culture and return it to those who create it. DSLR projects range from public interventions, pirate radio, grafitti, to no-work ethic resistance.
Disturbance Theatre (US): www.thing.net/~rdom/ecd/ecd/html
EDT developed flood-net as a virtual sit-in technology used during SWARM to block the web pages of the Mexican president, the Pentagon and the Frankfurt stock exchange. EDT has since openly distributed the flood-net kit.
A Madrid-based community dedicated to public art, using alternative urban performances. happenings, and hoaxes as their main working media. In their own words, "La Fiambrera is a work group which defines itself though its deeds…"
A12 (Italy): digilander.iol.it/gruppoa12,
Collective of architects, active since 1993in the fields of architecture, art and new media. They incorporate and alter materials that might be considered abandoned, or simply junk, into the spaces which they create.
Ilich (Mexico): www.neuroticos.com/borderhack,
One of the organizers of Borderhack!, the Mexican extension of the Kein Mensch Ist Ilegal movement. Editor of Sputnik Cultura Digital, the moderator of nettime-latino, and the Mexico City editor of Rhizome.
INSTITUTE (Romania): go.to/theinstitute
The Institute includes the Cultural Reconstruction Program - rebuilding the Romanian value system, through the creation of an "Official Bulletin," a website, CD ROM, performances, actions, and the production of games without rules and endings.
Legrady (Canada): www3.sympatico.ca/miklos/artcrimes
ARTCRIMES is a hip-hop landscape, a comic-book depiction art, life and the net. Projects analyze the art world, its powers, weaknesses, structure, patronage, networking...
Community (Poland): www.cik.lodz.pl/galeria/leezec/index.html
Lyyying Community has its roots in Orange Alternative, a group that staged surrealist happenings in the 1980s. LC has organized atmospheric street happenings, provoking the audience into thinking about political events & existential issues.
Data Bleeding Texts (Australia): netwurkerz.de/mez/datableed/complete/index.htm
MEZ [Mary-Anne Breeze] is a professional net.wurked avatar. The Data][h!][bleeding T.ex][e][ts are remnants from email performances d-voted to the dispersal of writing.
Conscientious objectors in the cultural war. Actions have included club nights, guerilla art installations and various underground activities."The banana criticism project uses the banana as a critical tool to bombard art installations.
Boys Network (Germany/US/Australia/Switzerland): www.obn.org
"OBN is not explicitly an art project, but a hybrid which evolves at the interfaces of art, science, philosophy and politics ... OBN does not formulate theories, nor theses ... OBN tries to escape the imperatives of a traditional understanding of politics"
N55 make use of their alternative space as the launching pad for a stringently structured project that deals, among other things, with a generalised economy in everyday life, and with making functional use of art.
NSK was formed in the 1980s from Laibach, Irwin, Scipion Nasice Sisters & New Collectivism. NSK operated as a spectral double of the State, playing with all the parapernelia of power: declarations, uniforms, embassies and consulates, passports.
Roush, msdm (UK): www.msdm.org.uk
London-based artist and founder of msdm [mobile strategies of display & mediation]. The label msdm proposes a co-laboratorial space for art practices that use, promote and investigate mobile strategies of display and mediation.
Sciatto explores social and urban borderlines as the last significant field for artistic performances. It identifies its research sphere in the outskirts, in fragments refused by the post-industrial city's transformations,.
Shulgin (Russia): www.easylife.org,
Net.artist, musician, curator, theorist and teacher based in Moscow. Projects include Moscow WWWArt Centre, the Easy Life site, Form Art, FuckU_FuckMe, and the cyberpunk group 386 DX.
Research Laboratories (US): www.srl.org
Established in 1978 by Mark Pauline, SRL began by hijacking billboards and other public spaces. Their works are ritualistic uses of machines, robots, animal carcases to create satires of old and new technologies.
Matrix (Australia): sysx.org/vns
Wilding (US): www.art.cfa.cmu.edu/wilding
Multi-disciplinary artist whose work addresses aspects of the somatic, psychic, and sociopolitical history of the body. Her art practice is recombinant, using whatever media best accommodates the subject matter, content, and purposes of the project.
To The People (Spain): www.irational.org/tttp
TTTP, developed in 1996 by Daniel Garcia Andujar, is a metaphor for the use of technologies, aimed at the so-called Third World, at people denied access to the new information society and new technologies.
|INFO-WAR, PRANKS, HOAXES|
Started their career by manufacturing a non-existent artist who was invited to the Venice Bienale. Produced copies of the private museums and net.art galleries, viruses, and opened their computer to 24 hour surveillance.
a.f.r.i.k.a (Germany): www.contrast.org/KG
Communication guerrillas from the German backwoods who attack the power-relations that are inscribed into the social organization of space and time, into rules and manners, into the order of public conduct and discourse.
Blissett (Italy): www.lutherblissett.net
The Luther Blissett multiple name project began in 1994 in Italy, was joined by dozens of mail-artists, underground reviews, poets, performers and squatters' collectives in cities throughout Europe, and made a suicide in 1999.
Busters (Canada): www.adbusters.org
Global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters & students who creates rogue ads, publish a magazine, operate the website and offer their creative services through PowerShift, an advocacy advertising agency.
Terrorist Agency (UK): www.irational.org/cta
CTA is a funding agency supporting contestation of property and representation. CTA has been involved in campaigns against capital fundamentalists including: Nike, Glaxo, Tesco, Sainsburys, 7-Eleven, American Express, Monsanto, art market.
Jammers Encyclopedia (Canada): www.syntac.net/hoax/index.php
The Culture-Jammer's Encyclopedia originally bore the title of Trolls, Hoaxes, Culture Jamming, Poetic Terrorism, Media Hacks, Frauds, Impostors, Spoofs, Counterfeits, Fakes, Pranks, Scams, Extraordinary Popular Delusions ...
A group of net.artists questioning the power of corporations on the net. When Etoys, an online billion dollar toy corporation tried to shut down the etoy domain, many artists and activists joined the Toywar campaign.
I/O/D (UK): www.backspace.org/iod
London based group whose work initially took a sceptical and exploratory view of the conventions of interface and later developed into the production of 'speculative software' including 'I/O/D4: The Web Stalker.'
In 1995 JOan Heemskerk and DIrk Paesmans accidentally caused a software disorder. They found this unexpected vision interesting, and have since produced disorders of flashing and illegible screens as electronic art.
Luining. FF00FF (Netherlands): www.xs4all.nl/~real/FFOOFF
Re-mixes of classic net.art works by JODI, antirom, turux, lfoundation, kalx, antiorp, etc. Peter Luining was directing video-clips and making ads with 3D animation until 1996, when he began working full-time on net.art "minimalist" projects.
(Jamaica, UK): www.mongrel.org.uk
London based artists group who explores issues of race, technology and new-eugenics. Mongrel attempts to open ways for those who are locked out of the mainstream to gain strength without getting locked into power structures.
Recycler (US): shoko.calarts.edu/~alex/recycler
This project by Amy Alexander recycles webcam shots from different locations world-wide. The Recycling Gallery exhibits artistic collage work of all the users.
Org (US): www.plagiarist.org
Amy Alexander's latest project, an artistic space with projects produced from “material plagiarised” from the Internet, and whose items, often satirical, deal with property, appropriation and the infinite resources of the web.
Bal (Czech Republic): www.podebal.cz
Self-described "defense against the orthodox virus in society." The group - sculptors of information, working to uncover the ever present totalitarian trends in Czech Society - creates posters and stage exhibitions in unlikely places.
Several projects by Mark Napier: Digital Landfill is an online rubbish dump, RIOT is a browser that makes an automatic collage, The Shredder is a browser that destroys & reconstructs webpages.
Creative subversion for social ends through media provocation and scandal. A mock corporation that offers possibilities for investment, but only "sabotage" products are available.
NOT BORED: www.notbored.org
Nothingness org: www.nothingness.org/si
Hijackers (UK): www.spacehijackers.org
Group of Anarchitects working to battle the oppressive encroachment into public spaces by institutions, corporations and urban planners. They attempt to raise awareness of how spaces are used and perceived by transforming their common uses.
VakuumTV borrows conventional television broadcast techniques in order to reinvent them in a distorted manual form. The combination of live performance and the mobilization of the audience transcend the limitations of conventional television.
Velikanov (Russia): velikanov.artinfo.ru
Videos and net.projects like the Virtual Body of God recycle the garbage of consumer culture and the words afloat in the seas of information - the new god which has made subjectivity obsolete.
Zelenikar, 'Poem for Echelon' (Slovenia) www.jaka.org/2001/echelon/
Net.artist from Ljubljana who created Poem for Echelon as a form of dialogue and response. Eschelon is a world-wide data surveillance network. It can also monitor your communication. Out of gratitude you can send it a poem.
|MEDIA: ALTERNATIVE, TACTICAL, SOVEREIGN|
ADILKNO, the Foundation for the Advancement of Illegal Knowledge are dedicated to speculative media-theory. Authors of Cracking the Movement: Squatting beyond the Media and of The Media Archive.
TV (Italy): candida.kuyzz.org
Candida TV was born from a fusion of underground cinema, rave parties, independent radio, underground BBS and self-managed squatted community centers. They produce videos, anti-advertisements, festivals, and suburban education..
Site conceived as a search engine for "hidden information". It focuses on topics related to science, culture, politics, and "alternative" lifestyles: counterculture, counterintelligence and anti-censorship.
for transacoustic research (iftaf) (AT): www.iftaf.org
Media (LT): www.o-o.lt
Institutio Media was founded in 1998, as an examination of new forms of art and communication, the parameters of the internet, and the role of mediating institutions.
Atist-run TV channel sending through 'öppna kanalen' in Göteborg, Sweeden.
Kogawa's Polymorphous Space (Japan): anarchy.k2.tku.ac.jp
Tetsuo Kogawa is a theorist of polymorphous radio and founder of the mini FM movement in Japan. His concept of 'molecular' radio and experiments in Tokyo in the early 80s have influenced many recent net.radio initiatives.
KUNSTRADIO is a 55 minute program broadcast weekly on Ö1, the cultural channel of the ORF. Since the beginning of 1995 KUNSTRADIO has its own artist run homepage which is the site of many art projects and live webcasts.
(US) : MediaFilter.org
The tactic of media is invisible. Invisible in plain sight... the tactic of media is to make the invisible visible... Texts, opinions, magazines, actions and investigative journalism. Open line for those who live in a state of war.
Research Foundation (HU): www.mrf.hu
MRF has organized symposiums and events in an effort to educate the public about the impact of new technology on culture and society, including the MetaForum series (1994 to 1996) coordinated by Geert Lovink, Diana McCarty, and Janos Sugar.
Institute (Italy): net-i.zkm.de
The net institute kernel was designed to use the web as a collaborative environment to construct urban and cultural networks and to organise also the internal structures of projects, communities, organisations.
5 Minutes (NL): www.n5m.org
Media tactics in all its forms - cultural tactics, communication, dissident art, and electronic activism. In its fourth edition, N5M is a series of interlinked tactical media laboratories in more than 10 cities around the world.
A digital entity, located in the network - a human/a cyborg/a piece of codework/a mutating virus - with its own whims, contradictions, ambitions. when nungu's source code changes its interface mutates: different avatars, disguises.
The Open Meta Archive, OMA, is a multimedial content management system on the basis of specific detailed information to different media like video, audio, image and text within the database system.
Tiger TV (US): www.papertiger.org
Free-access program on Manhattan and San Francisco TV. Their objective is to decentralize the power of the media industry by promoting the active participation of the public. Programs show "the other side of the news."
B92 (FRY): www.free92.net
In May 2000, the Serbian authorities silenced the well-known independent radio station B92 in Belgrade, Serbia. But transmissions via the Internet continued, whith the support of XS4ALL.
(New Zealand): www.radioqualia.net
r a d i o q u a l i a are engaged in the exploration of sound and media within the context of philosophical speculation, attempting to simulate the introspectible and seemingly monadic properties of sense-datum, through sound.
fro (AT) www.fro.at
Fro is a public access radiostation with focus on cultural and crosscultural projects. The cultural broadcasting archive is an audiodatabase used for program exchange between free radios, especially in Austria and Germany.
Patapoe (NL): basis.Desk.nl/~ptp
Radio Patapoe has its origins in a 1985 punkrock -radio station named "Dood" (Death). In 1988, it mutated under the name "Revolutionairy Radio group," now existing as Patapoe.
Media Crew (Italy): www.tmcrew.org
Tactical Media Crew was born to introduce the Italian radical Autonomous movement into the internet. TMC concentrates on: Social Centers, Pirate-Comunity radios, radical syndicalism, & feminist movements.
Alternative information directory of activism, media tactics, critical art, anticopyright and hacking. Directed to people who lack confidence in "objective and truthful" information, which really serves only the interests of States and corporations.
|ART SERVERS & MAILING LISTS|
Server based at Atelier Nord in Oslo which hosts contemporary artists web projects, interviews, magazines, mailinglists and he site for the media lab at Atelier Nord
Center for Culture and Communication (HU): www.c3.hu
C3 is a server and media lab in Budapest, focused on innovating experiments and fostering cooperation among spheres of art, science and technology.
Organisation and workspace for contra-information, and contra-expertise on the Internet - from a radical-critical perspective. Provides server space for material that is censured in other countries & initiate projects of public criticism.
Art host since 1995. Uses wiki to support the idea of an open environment. Strategy.net is a spin-off collaborative project between Desk, The Thing network and previously also Internationale Stadt Berlin.
A libertarian digital community which “appeared on the Internet with the intention of becoming a temporary autonomous zone, an island of freedom which aims to become a peninsula in the web world. (in spanish)
Strategic Arts and Alliances (Canada) www.syntac.net
Toronto based server hosting cultural pranks and hoaxes, including Culture Jammer's Encylopedia, Luther Blissett and 0100101110101101.org. You'll find their "Incidentalist Manifesto" on the first page.
( UK): www.irational.org
An international system for deploying "irational" information, services and products, and pushing the boundaries between the corporate realms of business, art and engineering.
Open-access media laboratory that supports education, research, electronic arts, digital and analogue radio & communications. The server hosts more than 120 websites focused on civil initatives, artistic projects and media activism.
A mailing list started in 1995 that became a forum for critical reflection on the net, its politics, its aesthetics, and unrealistic expectations. Nettime lists sprang up in different locations, including Latin America, Germany, France, Japan, and Romania.
Netbase (Austria): www.t0.or.at
Forum for free media communication and an information society without regrets." Non-profit internet provider that also runs an event and information program, providing users with technical assistance and knowledge.
Net (Spain): www.simulacro.net
Pure Internet sham. Theoretical and artistic space that is not all that it appears to be. It contains several individual spaces 13H, Rafa C, ThankyouSatan, La Base, Delusion, Le Duanier, SILEX-CORP.
Sindominio - without domain - is a server as well as a tool for alternative communication for those who fight for self-management and promote autonomy.
Syndicate (Netherlands/Germany): colossus.v2.nl/syndicate
Mailing list created during the 1996 Next 5 Minutes conference, made up of a loose affiliation of artists, curators, networkers, writers and organisers. Administrators and members mass-unsubscribed in 2001, after the NN spam scandal. .
Federation of local autonomous collectives and networks promoting the right to self-determination and the establishment of worker-owned and operated autonomous zones, and the creation of tactical arts for practical and inspirational application.
Thing (US): www.thing.net
The Thing New York was first created as a Buletin Board System in 1992 by Wolfang Staehle, and has since become an alternative site for net.art, hosting an archive of texts, on-line magazines and multiple art projects.
/ xchange (Latvia): www.re-lab.net,
re-lab organizes net.radio meetings, workshops, collaborative broadcasting sessions, and maintains the X C H A N G E list, a network of people experimenting with the acoustic potential of cyberspace and creative Internet broadcasting.
Yourserver hosts Crash Media, the Art Servers Unlimited meeting in 1998, the temporary media lab Revolting, and the VR project - an exploration of VIRTUAL REVOLUTIONS from a social, political, aesthetic & cultural perspective.
|ARTIST RUN SPACES & SOCIAL CENTERS|
No Rio (US): www.abcnorio.org
Community center for art and activism. In 1980 more than thirty artists occupied an abandoned building, over the years ABC No Rio has been host to events dealing with war, homelessness, violence, and the politics of housing and real estate.
ASCII (Amsterdam Subversive Code for Information Exchange) is a non-commercial space run by volunteers with salvaged or donated equipment-a squatted "cybercafe," providing free computer facilities and internet access.
Culture Factory (HR) www.autonomous-c-factory.hr,
Social and cultural center, including a cybercafe and infoshop. Its activities are on-line publishing, a festival of alternative theater expression, educational seminars, and social projects like books for prisoners.
Buryzone is a self-organized art club and gallery in Bratislava, working since January 2001. It hosts weekly events and presentations, a cafe with alternative currency ... and an idea rental (reading) space.
Prenestino (IT): www.forteprenestino.net
Oldest and largest CSOA (autonomous occupied social center) in Rome, housed in a former military fort. Forte is home to many collectives, from the experimental kitchen group to Avana.net which organizes discussions about net culture.
Space run by an association of artists, with an open policy towards all forms of contemporary art. GLASSBOX aims to speak to a broader public, to the inhabitants of the area as well as to artists and followers of contemporary art.
Temporary workspace in Paris, an open mixed-media-studio, which collects and distributes information of a predominantly social, political and cultural nature. Different users participate in comments, interviews, discussions.
Konstakuten (The Art Emergency Room) is an artist-run exhibition & project space in Stockholm, working to help artists realize projects and exhibitions and to form an international network.
Social center in the building of an ex-army baracks in Ljubliana, active in independent culture since 1992, its projects including peformances, screenings, concerts, audio and video production, publications.
Noass is an artist-run exhibition space on a floating barge on the river in Riga established last year. They organize exhibitions, video screenings and lectures and plan to open an on-board internet cafe.
Bau Networks (Sweeden): www.subbau.org
Artist-run exhibition space, project and website in Göteborg Sweeden.
Services (US): www.temporaryservices.org
Temporary Services started in 1998 in a small storefront in Chicago as an artist-run venue for making non- commercial exhibitions, publishing booklets, and providing services to other organizations in Chicago and abroad.
|MEDIA CENTERS & LABS|
Electronica (AT): www.aec.at
Media center, production lab and host of the now renowned Ars Electronica Festival - an interdisciplinary platform for the works of artists and scientists from different areas of digital media.
Org (UK): www.backspace.org
Center for Culture and Communication (HU): www.c3.hu
C3 is a server and media lab in Budapest, focused on innovating experiments and fostering cooperation among spheres of art, science and technology.
for Metamedia: (CZ) www.hermit.cz
International residency and project center in a former monastery where contemporary artists both in traditional and new media can work in collaboration.
CRAC (Sweeden): www.crac.org
CRAC - Creative Room for Art and Computing, is a digital media workshop located in Stockholm, Sweden. Important platform for critical research, experimenting and developing the possibilities of digital technology.
Recently opened internet cafe and space for presentations - a forum for discussions and literacy in real use of the new technologies. Working to promote the formation of a free information and communication society in Slovenia.
The CyberRex is the cutural department of Radio B92, started as a cultural strategy to break the political and communication impasse in Yugoslavia.
d-i-n-a is the name of a (still developing) group interested in diffusing knowledge and direct experience on contemporary network aesthetic action. Formerly working at Salara, in Barcelona, the group is now in Barcelona.
New Media Art Center which concentrates on creation and presentation of video art, multimedia installations, net art and electronic sound. Actively working on integrating the community of Bulgarian media artists locally and internationally.
Independent media art organisationin Helsinki made up from various artists and educations. Created several collaborative media projects and have organized events and workshops on media culture and education.
Temporary coalition of musicians, artists, graphic and Internet designers, journalists, curators and critics based in Zurich. The collective organizes events in connection to exhibitions, music performances and parties and runs the k3000 Medialab
Ikon (RO): www.v2.nl/kinema-ikon
Kinema Ikon was founded in 1970 in Arad as an experimental film workshop. From 1994 the group started to make works on CD-ROM and the net, and began publishing Intermedia magazine.
Kuda.org, (YU) www.mec-kuda.org
The centre for new media - kuda.org is a non-profit organization of professional artists, theorists, media activists and informatics engineers. kuda.org stimulates debates around new media art and creative uses of technology.
Group of 11 young media and technology experts promoting diverse and non-centralized activities outside "major" institutions. Works in newspaper and electronic publishing, and organizes events that engage with new media, and alternative culture.
Ljudmila is an open-access media laboratory that supports education, research, and work in Internet, digital video, electronic arts, digital and analogue radio, communications, hardware production and interdisciplinary integration.
New organization in Finland that seeks to represents media cultural practitioners and link them in a network that can coordinate production and the organization of events.
Art Lab (RU) www.danet.ru
Media Art Lab is an independent non-profit center, aiming to provide support to new media initiatives in arts and broader cultural sphere in Russia by distribution of information, organizing events, and building up a resource platform.
Institute (HR): www.mi2.hr
Multimedia Institute (mi2) is a net culture club, cybercafe, and meeting space. Together with [radio.active], a net.radio project, it shares resources to provide independent media and new media art projects with solutions for production.
Berlin-based non-profit association for the advancement of media cultures founded in 1998 by fiartists, theoreticians, journalists. mikro has organized events on themes ranging from copyright & music on the Net to cryptography & security.
Arte (RU): www.proarte.spb.ru
Organization supporting contemporary new media art and culture through education, information, grants and events. PRO ARTE runs the New Technologies in Contemporary Art Programme.
Part of Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Arts, activities include TV and video production, education and promotion of new media art production in Sarajevo.
The Riga Center for New Media Culture, RIXC was founded in 2000, The center organizes new media exhibitions and events such as Art + Communication, and houses Media Lab, equipped for media art research & production.
for Old and New Media/De Waag (Netherlands): www.waag.org
Waag Society for Old and New Media is a knowledge institute operating on the cutting edge of culture and technology in relation to society, education, government and industry.
Experimental streaming media spot for artists, musicians, composers and state of the art technology companies - focusing on real-time production, real-time distribution and real time consumption of art works.
Center (RU): www.tac.spb.ru
The Techno Art Center in St. Petersburg was founded in 1994, located in the artists' community, Puskkinskaya 10.. TAC unites artists and art critics working in the field art and media. Host to Cyber-Femin-Club.
for Unstable Media (NL) www.v2.nl
Interdisciplinary center founded in 1981, fostering experiments in the intersections between art, technology, the media and society by bringing together artists, researchers, social groups and commercial companies.
Center (PL): www.wro.art.pl
Oldest independent institution in Poland (founded in 1989) promoting artistic, cultural, and social activity. WRO establishes a platform for experiments in new technologies through training, symposia, exhibitions and a biennale.
Zero One (Canada): www.year01.com
On-line artist run centre which operates as a network for the dissemination of digital culture and new media through net.art exhibitions, an extensive media arts directory, and the YEAR01 Forum - an electronic art journal.
Thundergulch is the new media arts initiative of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council that provides new forms of interaction between artists, audiences, and emerging technologies.
|MAGAZINES ON & OFFLINE|
REVUE (SK) www.tristvrte.sk
Bi-monthly Slovak language magazine covering art, music, new technologies and digital culture, including an on-line version. Published by Atrakt Art (Society for Contemporary Arts & Culture), which also organizes multimedia events and concents.
The Magazine of Digital Culture (US): www.artbyte.com
Print magazine covering latest aspects of digital culture, also has a webversion including .................
Initiative supported by the University of California, on-line magazine focusing on art, culture, video and media in Eastern Europe. Archive includes essays, interviews, and reports on events.
On-line magazine and links site for texts related to media culture.
R A S H M E D I A (UK): www.yourserver.co.uk/crashmedia
Takes media criticism off the bookshelf and stacks it on the flyer table. Crash Media has been published in print as a free, bi-monthly tabloid, since March 1998, recently extended through a digital forum.
Online international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and book reviews are published weekly as well as theories of the major "event-scenes" in the mediascape.
Machine (UK): culturemachine.tees.ac.uk
Culture Machine has no specific agenda, seeking to be to cultural studies what 'fundamental research' is to the natural sciences: an open ended, non-goal orientated, exploratory and experimental in approach.
New on-line artmagazine initiative in Poland.
Agent (US): www.intelligentagent.com
Since April '96, intelligent agent has been published as a monthly print newsletter reporting on the use of interactive media and technology in arts and education. The monthly e-zine features reviews, time-based materials, and the FYI section.
Maksimka is an art magazine representing St.Petersburg contemporary art and debating topics which act as central points for contemporary art in general.
Established in 1985 as a meeting place for video artists and TV dissidents, Mediamatic evolved into a quarterly focusing on the changes being wrought by techno-culture, hypermedia and virtuality. No longer active, but check out the archives.
Mute (the bi-monthly publication) and Metamute (the associated website) are working to establish a critical debate around the new media scene and develop a forum in which the established truths of mainstream media are challenged.
NEUROBOT (PL): neurobot.art.pl
An international feminist on-line magazine with contributions from women about women's art practices, focusing on visual arts, performance, video, etc.
RADEK is devoted to contemporary culture, politics and theory. The editorial collective, which consists of young artists, critics and writers, attempts to investigate the most radical events of culture, philosophy and leftist politics.
Portal for new media art - database of texts about net.art, event calendar, and mailinglist together provide a platform for a global community who share an interest in the intersection of contemporary art and emerging technologies.
Contemporary art magazine in riga, with bimonthly bilingual editions. Selections from the print issue, including those in English, are archived on the website.
The new media art journal of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media of the School of Art and Design at San Jose University,. Switch aims to critically evaluate developments in the intersection of the new arenas of art and technology.
One of the pioneer on-line magazines on contemporary net culture and art, located in Germany, but international in chanacter.
Online (CZ): www.tol.cz
Internet magazine covering developments in art and culture in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union
Romanian on-line magazine and archive on art, urbanism, and architecture. Issues focus on urban spaces - their diagnosis and transformations - but also include more spectral phenomena, like "fog." Most texts also available in English.
Bi-monthly webzine focused on bringing innovative short videos, animations, music and interactive works over the internet. Wigged seeks to be a showcase, distribution and promotion center for media artists via the World Wide Web.
On-line magazine for contemporary art and culture in Skopje.
E-zine of contemporary art and culture founded by media artist and net activist Ventsislav Zankov
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