MIT Press and Leonardo/ISAST announces the publication of Women, Art, and Technology, a book featuring the work of female artists who have played a central role in the development of new media practice. More information about Women, Art, and Technology is available at Judy Malloy’s site, and you may purchase the book at Amazon.
Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth 2004 is a festival of electronic and biological art that examines the theme of ‘Difference’ and dynamic change in the fields of Sound, Biology, Networks, Perception and Technology.
New book reviews at RCCS for November 2003 include: Sharon K. Black’s Telecommunications Law in the Internet Age reviewed by David R. Dewberry, Bernardo A. Huberman’s The Laws of the Web: Patterns in the Ecology of Information reviewed by Jeanette Burkett, and Daniel ParÃ©’s Internet Governance in Transition: Who is the Master of This Domain? reviewed by John W. Campbell and Arthur L. Morin.
Sue Thomas, a novelist and Artistic Director of the trAce Online Writing Centre, will be speaking at Open Space in Victoria, BC on October 27. The talk outlines key issues which arose from Mapping the Transition from Page to Screen, a one-year research project for writers transitioning to writing online.
Hypertext 2004, the Fifteenth International ACM Hypertext Conference, is the foremost international conference on hypertext and hypermedia. It will take place August 9-13, 2004 in Santa Cruz, California. They are currently seeking submissions pertaining to hypermedia and digital libraries, software engineering and the humanities.
Visit the electronic book review to read the 4th of 5th bundles, “The Informatics of Higher Education.”
Join Flash artist and writer Jason Nelson for an electronic literature reading. The reading will be held October 30th at the University of Maryland, College Park, in McKeldin Library, Room 6107 at 7pm. Jason Nelson’s projects includes Hyperrhiz and Secret Technology, and his work has appeared in numerous print journals, online journals, and art galleries.
The Fall 2003 issue of Poems that Go is now online. This “Literary Games” theme issue features work by Natalie Bookchin, Jim Andrews, Jason Lewis, Dan Shiovitz, Nick Montfort & Rachel Stevens, as well as an introduction to Literary Games essay by Nick Montfort.
Incubation3, the 3rd trAce International Symposium on Writing and the Internet, seeks to provide ideas, motivation, information, and discussion for the new media writing community. Speakers include Mark Amerika, Paul Brown, Alan Sondheim, Tim Wright, Talan Memmott, Kate Pullinger, and Stefan Schemat. To submit a proposal, visit http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/incubation. The deadline for proposals is December 1, 2003.
A new class titled “Physical Computing, Algorithmic and Reactive Art” is being offered at UCLA. The class critiques design and art in artificial life, multiple agency, evolutionary computing, reactive sculptures and robotics, intelligent environments, and algorithmic art.