Re: [-empyre-] A few opening remarks.

Patrick Lichty a écrit :

> > This field of art is still new and the task of the curator, I guess, in
> > such a case,
> > might be to gather "the best of" and share some thoughts, outline the
> > situation.
> > Until there are more art projects to focus on a theme. But the situation
> > might change fast.
> The fact that the genre was so nascent and that a focused body of work could
> not be obtained easily caused the focus of the show to shift from more
> tactical interventions such as the "Child as Audience" piece by Hactivist
> and "GraffitiWriter" by IAA to a more generalist approach.
> The title, "PDA/IA/Nomadic Art as Cultural Intervention" had to be revised
> to posit that the use of such devices in themselves as creative platforms
> was a form of intervention in itself.  Admittedly, this is partly an out for
> myself when I found that my focus could not be fulfilled out and part
> realization that the focus was intrinsic to the initial series of works.
> There are more works being created nowadays, and there is even a project
> called the Wireless Initiative being done by Creative Time in NYC that
> includes a database of wireless, PDA and IA works.  I am still learning
> about this projects.
> What I had hoped to do was to create a venue in which this work coudl be
> introduced to the greater public.
> Thanks for the comment, Sylvie.


I think it was very daring to organize such an exhibition at this time
probably the first of the kind, but I might be wrong, that includes so many
works created for different platforms (pdas, wireless, pda videos, nomads, etc).

and again an excellent exhibition
I have nothing but praise  for what you have done
included essays are most valuable too

thank you for the info about Creative Time project
please keep me informed if you hear about any other interesting projects
since you are closely involved

Recently the Banff New Media Institute organized a program entitled
Intimate Technologies/Dangerous Zones
that focused on these issues:
I could not attend the conferences but I know they will put an archive on the
and I am looking forward to it


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