Re: [-empyre-] neural
Sorry for being quite absent, but it's a lot of stuff to deal with...
I find your http://www.neural.it/english very useful, particularly for news
of interactive audio projects, since that is my own work, but also your
neural.it is useful far more broadly. There aren't too many sites around
that provide the 'news' (is that the right word?) concerning new projects in
digital art. None that I know of do as good a job as what I see on your
Thanks a lot for your compliments!
I have been reading recently of Italy under Berlusconi. I suppose it would
be a bit like Ted Turner becoming president of the USA or Conrad Black Prime
Minister in Canada. He is a big media monster. I read that he is a regular
visitor of Bush in the USA, also. They seem to be 'birds of a feather'.
Sadly, they are.
How do you view the role of neural.it and, more generally, the internet and
its art amid this curent pretty revolting situation both in Italy and much
of the West concerning strong political abuse of electronic media?
It's such a big question....
Anyway, I think that ultra-conservative communication must be fought
with radical communication and deconstruction of propaganda
mechanism. And that's the stuff many artists and artivist deal with.
So the role of Neural.it is to report of freedom of expression
initiatives, artistic intervention and new practices that could rise
the consciousness on what is happening here: a media monopoly mogul
that produces invisible censorship and is eroding every public
richness (space, structures, state's ownerships, internal
The net offers lots of spaces for debates, wich are very important to
reflect and speculate, but I'm really interested in ideas, innovative
ideas that outstand new point of views and strategical tactics of
I think that this is very important for conserving and fostering
freedom of expression.
Neural.it - http://www.neural.it/ daily updated news + reviews
English content - http://www.neural.it/english/
Suoni Futuri Digitali - http://www.neural.it/projects/sfd/
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