You forgot to say if you're using iron-gall ink, if it's goatskin
leather or goatskin parchment — huge difference there — and whether or
not the container is titanium or stainless steel.
What a Monday.
If your first move is brilliant, you’re in trouble. You don’t really
know how to follow it; you’re frightened of ruining it. So, to make a
mess is a good beginning. — Brian Eno
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 8:01 AM, Michael Connor
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Kathy,
> Your use of the wayback machine there reminded me of something I was
> thinking about as a side note to Lindsay's essay, the long-term survival of
> research blogs that are published on third-party platforms like Tumblr.
> I used a delicious account a few years back for my research toward an
> online exhibition, and my experience was in line with Lindsay's view of the
> benefits of online social research. At some point, though, Delicious got
> sold, I stopped logging in as often, and Yahoo! deleted the account. I
> thought that was a bit ironic, given that Delicious founder Josh Schachter
> has often proselytized about Twitter's link rot problem.
> Now I transcribe all of my research notes in ink using a quill pen on
> goatskin, and bury them in the core of a 110,000 year old ice sheet in
> Greenland. #protip
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Kathy Rae Huffman <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> Barbara London actually did three important web projects, one in Japan, one
>> in Russia and the other (mentioned by Packer) in China. All three
>> demonstrated a curatorial strategy, that revealed new information, openly.
>> These projects are relatively unrecognized by the media or art community.
>> It might also be interesting to some younger curators to know about the
>> project 'Siberian Deal' (1995) which has been archived at the Wayback
>> Machine (although some functionality is lost):
>> This project was a collaboration between Eva Wohlgemuth (artist, Vienna)
>> myself (curator), each taking on the important roles of the conceptual and
>> practical organization for the project.
>> It's a pre-blog, pre-research (as it is called today) information
>> sharing/location-based project. It was supported by Public Netbase, Vienna,
>> a now extinct, but important center for international internet culture in
>> the 90s, which offered us free web hosting. It was a wonderful era of open
>> source information sharing. Many of us continue this practice today.
>> Cheers, Kathy
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Curating digital art - www.crumbweb.org
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Randall Packer
>> Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2013 5:12 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [NEW-MEDIA-CURATING] The Way We Share: Transparency in
>> Curatorial Practice
>> To add some history to curatorial research blogging (perhaps you know about
>> this already), MoMA media curator Barbara London wrote a pre-blog research
>> blog in 1997: Stir Fry, a Video Curator's Dispatches on China, which is
>> archived on adaweb.
>> On 3/8/13 3:44 PM, "Lindsay Howard" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >Hey CRUMB,
>> >I wrote an essay for Hyperallergic's #TumblrArt series called "The Way
>> >Share: Transparency in Curatorial
>> >discussing Paola Antonelli, Nicholas O'Brien, and Domenico Quaranta's
>> >research blogs. If you have thoughts on this topic and/or examples of
>> >other curators who are developing research this way, please email me or
>> >leave a comment.
>> >Lindsay Howard
>> >@Lindsay_Howard <https://twitter.com/Lindsay_Howard>
> Michael Connor
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