newmediaFIX stops functioning as an online resource in December of 2011. It stays online as an archive, and active on Twitter: @newmediafix We thank everyone who collaborated with us from 2005 to 2011.
Turbulence Spotlight: “Aleph Null” by Jim Andrews
Jim Andrews has been publishing vispo.com since 1996. It is the center of his work as a writer, poet, programmer, visual artist, audio artist, and net artist.
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New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc.
New York: 917.548.7780 Boston: 617.522.3856
Jobs at S1 Artspace
> Communications Coordinator
3 days pw | £18K pro rata
3 days pw | £18K pro rata
> Studios Coordinator
2 days pw | £18K pro rata
Deadline: Mon 26 Sep
Interviews: Thu 29 / Fri 30 Sep
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S1 Artspace has three new positions currently available, please see
below for full details.
Lev Manovich and Jeremy Douglass, 2010.
ImagePlot is a free software tool that visualizes collections of images and video of any size. (The largest set we tried so was: 1,074,790 one megabyte images).
ImagePlot works on Mac, Windows, and Lunix.
Max visualization resolution: 2.5 GB (2,684,354,560 grayscale pixels, or 671,088,640 RGB pixels).
ImagePlot was developed by the Software Studies Initiative (softwarestudies.com) with support from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA).
Along with the program, we also distribute a number of articles by Lev Manovich, Jeremy Douglass and Tara Zepel that address methodologies for exploring large visual cultural data sets, and discuss our digital humanities projects which use ImagePlot. (The articles can be also downloaded directly from softwarestudies.com.)
Visualizations created with ImagePlot have been shown in science centers, art and design museums, and art galleries, including Graphic Design Museum (Breda, Netherlands), Gwangju Design Biennale (Korea), and The San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art.
ImagePlot software was developed as part of our Cultural Analytics research program.
Learn more about Imageplot at Software Studies.
Cannes, June 24th 2011 – The winners of the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge come from the United Kingdom, France and Germany. The prominent jury chose their favorites amongst more than 40 short-films on the topic of “compassion”. Christopher Watson-Wood, Gianni Manno, Malte Ollroge and Christoph Hars received the most scores. The awards took place in Cannes yesterday evening.
The winners and their films:
The award for the best film of the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge goes to „Motherless Child“ by Christopher Watson-Wood from the UK. The short-film deplores man’s effect on nature, or more specifically wildlife. It is
primarily based on archive material from Framepool, in particular animal shots against blue screen. Those are composed into urban life scenarios. Christopher Watson-Wood started his career as a visual effects artist and
worked on several major films, including the Academy-Award nominated ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’ directed by Terry Gilliam.
FÒRUM. 08-09.07.2011 | TALLER DE PROJECTES. 10-15.07.2011
Més informació i inscripcions a la QUAM 2011 – WIKPOLIS: aquí
D’un total de 40 propostes presentades a la convocatòria oberta de projectes, ponències i comunicacions s’han seleccionat un total d’onze. Sis d’aquestes propostes seran presentades en el marc del Fòrum QUAM 2011 – WIKPOLIS. Totes elles formaran part del Fòrum Obert que es publicarà en la pàgina web de ACVic.
Turbulence Artists’ Studios: “Insurance.AES256” by Michael Takeo Magruder
On July 28, 2010, WikiLeaks posted a link to an encrypted 1.4GB file entitled insurance.aes256 on its Afghan War Diary website. The file’s appearance generated considerable speculation and debate as no official explanation was given about its contents or purpose. Countless individuals have downloaded it and redistributed on hard drives and servers spanning the world’s vast unregulated file-sharing networks, virally embedding it into the fabric of the Internet and rendering it forever obtainable and impossible to eradicate. What knowledge (or secrets) will be uncovered within its cryptic digital form?
Sabato 2 e Domenica 3 Luglio, si terrà il primo Festival di Giocoleria! Con iniziative
per tutte le età all’area feste, in Via Gramsci 36, a Gaggiano (Mi).
Milano, 2 Luglio 2011 – Arci Metromondo, in collaborazione con il Comune di Gaggiano e la Provincia di
Milano, organizza il 1° FESTIVAL DI GIOCOLERIA! che si terrà Sabato 2 e Domenica 3 Luglio all’Area
Feste , via Gramsci 36, Gaggiano (Mi).
Saranno inoltre presenti bancarelle di giocoleria e autoproduzioni, bar, ristorante.
E’ disponibile spazio tende, palestra coperta, docce e ristoro al coperto.
I camper possono sostare nelle vicinanze.
Turbulence Commission: “You Don’t Know Me” by Liangjie Xia
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You are not always who other people think you are; you even hear your own voice in a different way. By recording and manipulating a recording of your voice with “You Don’t Know Me”, you will be able to restore your real voice and share with people how you hear yourself. This is a unique task that nobody else in the world can do. “You Don’t Know Me” provides a toolset and an online voice gallery. We are looking forward to hearing your true voice.