You'll be glad to know that the occasional 'double digest' problem has now been fixed, and all attachments are now filtered off, so if you send any attachments, they won't appear, so don't!
ALSO, for your reading pleasure, your trusty List owners have edited down and tidied up certain threads of debate into 8 rtf text files:
BIG MEDIA ART: NEW MEDIA ART IN LARGE INSTITUTIONS
Does size matter? Some recent shows at the Whitney and SFMOMA are discussed (8300 words).
THE ROLE OF NEW MEDIA ART EDUCATION AND ‘INTERPRETATION’
Developing from the March debate on big institutions, including the aesthetics of interpretation (5600 words).
NEW MEDIA ART CRITICISM
New media criticism - is there any? The lack of review quality and vocabulary for new media (2850 words).
STREAMING NEW MEDIA AND AESTHETICS
Some current streaming projects, equipment needs, and ‘bandwidth aesthetics’/’truth to materials’ (3000 words).
INDEPENDENT NEW MEDIA, SMALL ORGANISATIONS, AND ACTIVIST ART.
Includes some discussion of the poetics/aesthetics of activism (8150 words).
SHOWING NEW MEDIA ART
Tactics for exhibition and display, including debate from the Crumb Curating New Media seminar at the Baltic (7000 words).
NAMING/CATEGORISING NEW MEDIA ART
Developing a vocabulary for types of new media art (3450 words).
INSTALLING IT: ISSUES FOR INSTALLING NEW MEDIA ART IN GALLERY AND MUSEUM SETTINGS
Technical and other debate (6126 words).
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