trAce Receives Online Community Award

trAce was shortlisted as a New Statesman New Media Award winner in the category of Online Communities. From the cateogory description: “This award is for those organisations that utilise new forms of media to create a space where people can connect with others, providing support, information and advice for each other across the world.”

2002 Prix Ars Electronica Winners Announced

Five juries of international experts have chosen the best works in the cyberarts competition Prix Ars Electronica. Prizes will be awarded in Computer Animation / Visual Effects, Digital Music, Interactive Art, Net Vision / Net Excellence, and cybergeneration – u19 freestyle computing categories during the Ars Electronica Festival from September 7-12, 2002 in Linz, Austria.
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New Reviews at the Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies

Brenda Laurel’s Utopian Entrepreneur is reviewed by Rita Lauria, Geert Lovink, & Leslie Regan Shade. Information Technology in Context: Studies from the Perspective of Developing Countries, Chrisanthi Avgerou & Geoff Walsham, eds. is reviewed by John Daly. Takahiko Iimura’s Observer/Observed and Other Works of Video Semiology is reviewed by Linda Leung, with a response from Takahiko Iimura. (RCCS)

nowCulture in Print

The first print edition of the online art magazine nowCulture is now in bookstores. It contains a roundtable discussion on “Aesthetics, Audiences, and Histories” with Katherine Parrish, Kenneth Goldsmith, Megan Sapnar, Al Filreis, Scott Ambrose Reilly, Robert Kendall, Diane Greco, M.D. Coverley (Marjorie C. Luesbrink), Talan Memmott, Jason Nelson, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, with an introduction by Thomas Swiss. You can also order the issue through the Web site. Copies are $10.

New Journal of New Media & Culture

The first issue of NMEDIAC, the Journal of New Media & Culture is now available. It includes articles by Amy Davila, Kavita Philip & Terry Harpold, Miriam Fernndez Santiago, Megan Sapnar, and Brian Walsh; New Media Art by Jason Nelson, Thomas Swiss and Motomichi Nakamura, and introductions to the art by Jennifer Ley and Megan Sapnar; and a review of Loss Pequeo Glazier’s new book Digital Poetics: The Making of E-Poetries by George Hartley.