Re: [-empyre-] locative city, annotated space au

>if you could overlap two different periods (or more) in a place, which
wou;d you choose?

what do you find most interesting about the possibilities with location
aware art and technology? 5 20.......

can you think of better terminology for all this ?

> Wow.
> I agree with you that content is absolutely crucial.  I am really
> concerned about what I call the "whizz bang kapow" or "gadget factor"  So
> much is made of cool gear and interesting experiments , but rich content
> and a new artistic work in terms of methodology and metaphor is often
> lacking. t
> "I" and linearity are not what I see in a city.  In 34n the narratives I
> wrote are from the pov's of people in many different places and times and
> place is resonant with multiple voices, nonlinearity and the application
> of new approaches to content, not a rehashing of what could work in a more
> traditional form. There can be situationist type work too in a sense of
> questioning governmental controls, and of place  (what if it is a place
> one knows but all the data is of a place that is far off..and
> misunderstood.....afghanastan for example......)
> "style is a personal form of originality".   that is a horrible construct
> for any work .....if you mean as style over substance.....
> with meaning.......artistic skill in researching and in
> placing to heighten awareness of place while also questioning it
> I agree with you that content is crucial ( thy soat is m
>> Dear empyreans,
>> this type of silicon-augmentation of the meatscape brings a number of
>> things
>> to mind. They are, in no particular order:
>> 1. Benjamin's Arcaden-Pojekt. Antecedent for the flaneur is the
>> Baudelairean
>> dandy for whom "style is a personal form of originality". (I would like
>> to
>> juxtapose here the impersonally totalised reading of place with the
>> "monument to sentiment" (Deleuze and Guattari) I understand as both
>> underwritten by Baudelaire's idea of style and as constitutive -might
>> one
>> use the word hypostasis? - of the art act);
>> 2. The legend of the Golem - place augmented by data as Golem-like;
>> 3. From 1984 onward, New Zealand (whence I write) underwent a
>> thoroughgoing
>> and abstract reorientation of its social and economic structures towards
>> a
>> Friedman-esque 'free' market system. This one local commentator has
>> called
>> "the New Zealand experiment". The impact of the experiment on cultural
>> institutions has been immense, experientially, although unmeasured. But
>> I
>> am
>> bringing to your attention one aspect of this transformation of the
>> socius:
>> there is no longer - outside the field of transformative processes - an
>> effective means, media, for critiquing%
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