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From the Samuel Beckett exhibition at the Pompidou in Paris.

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Ulcharmin

Ulcharmin For my birthday, Aurora made a drawing of “Ulcharmin,” my WoW avatar (level 57 Orc Hunter). An appropriate gift, since I’m currently working on my essay “The Corporate and the Quotidian in World of Warcraft” for the World of

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Fluxus Projects

Fluxus Event: Confused Puppets This semester I’m teaching a class called Art, Games, and Narrative. We’re just wrapping up a unit on Fluxus. My students all created Fluxus events and Fluxus kits, many of which were inventive, creative and amusing.

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The Illustrated Gravity’s Rainbow

I recently ran across this ambitious and obsessive illustration project: Zak Smith’s Illustrated Gravity’s Rainbow includes an image for every single page of Pynchon’s masterpiece. All the images are available on the site. The whole collection was exhibited at the

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Implementation at Cube2 Gallery during Provflux

PiPs did an excellent job with the Implementation display, including a wall of photos and a DVD running on a monitor in the storefront, at the Cube2 Gallery in Providence as part of Provflux 2005. It was a real pleasure

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You Are Beautiful

Yes you are! “You Are Beautiful” is a meme-type sticker and installation art project, centered in Chicago but distributed around the world. The most cool thing about this project is how its creators taken a simple idea, a phrase that

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With Hidden Noise

With Hidden Noise My Unknown amigo Dirk Stratton wrote an excellent story about this readymade, published as a book and website by Spineless Books. I should also mention the excellent Tout-Fait: Marchel Duchamp Studies Online Journal.

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Dali on the Steps

Dali on the Steps Dali on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Splotch by Sol LeWitt

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Sticker Art in Amsterdam

Last night I was stranded in Amsterdam after the connecting flight from Bergen had mechanical difficulties, resulting in a 2 hour delay, which resulted in me missing the only flight they had scheduled back to NYC, resulting in the loss

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Times article on sticker art

I got quoted in a September 26th New York Times Arts and Leisure article “Download, Peel and Stick, and All the World's a Gallery” on sticker art, though they didn't take the bait and write a book review of lmplementation.

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ISEA Fashion (Wearable Computing) Report

The Tallinn portion of the ISEA conference was focused on wearable computing. Although I didn’t attend many of the panel sessions on this topic, my general impression from the keynote, from the exhibition, and from the runway of the fashion

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Oslo Airport Art

After a week of electronic art at ISEA and much travel, it was refreshing to hit the second stop of our three-flight journey from Helsinki back to Bergen at Oslo airport, one of the best-designed airports in which I've had

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Spectropolis

This looks like an interesting event for anyone interested in artistic uses of mobile media: Spectropolis: Mobile Media, Art and the City, October 1-3, 2004 is a three-day event that highlights the diverse ways artists, technical innovators and activists are

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Contemporary Art Burns

The Times reports that more than 100 works of contemporary art were destroyed in a conflagration at a London warehouse. There's something strange and oddly fascinating about so much postmodern art going up in flames. One thing I find odd

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StickerNation

StickerNation won the 2004 SxSW Web Award for Art. The site hosts a bunch of .pdfs of downloadable sticker art, photos of stickers around the world, and sticker art news.

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Sent

I just ran across Sent, which is being billed as “the first major exhibition of phonecam art in the United States.” The exhibition will include contributions both by amateurs and by invited professional artists and celebs, including Weird Al Yankovic.

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Snapshot Project Postering Day March 23rd

The Baghdad Snapshot Action is one of the more interesting methods of protesting the War I've run across on the Net. Since February, the group has posted snapshots taken of people living everyday life in Iraq on the Internet as

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