[-empyre-] re: Nonsite as information, forward from Johannes Birringer

Brett Stalbaum stalbaum at ucsd.edu
Mon Jan 14 19:10:11 EST 2008


Right, my bad.

On Jan 13, 2008, at 5:19 PM, Christina McPhee wrote:

> Btw, a technical note,
>
> re  :  this attribution
>>>
>>> " On Jan 13, 2008, at 8:35 AM, Christina McPhee wrote: " ... etc. x
>
>
>
> The quote below is from a text by Johannes Birringer, not me. It's  
> attributed to my name by the mailman software because I had to   
> forward his post. Please, -empyreans- all,  don't put attachments  
> or rich text  or html into your posts.  if you do, to be fair to  
> your voices, as moderators we have to repost everything and then  
> your ideas will go on deathlessly into the digital night bearing  
> one of our appellations whether you  like it or not.   Thanks Brett  
> for noticing that it's from Johannes in your remark.
>
>>
>> On Jan 13, 2008, at 8:35 AM, Christina McPhee wrote:
>>
>>> I am not sure that i instinctively understand the comparison  
>>> between the Kantian notions of beauty/sublime, or the poetic  
>>> dimensions of, say, 19th century transcendentalist landscape/ 
>>> painting or Hölderlin's writings, and the functional distinction  
>>> between data and information, i can;'t quite follow this into the  
>>> Smithson practice of working on site.  I will need to read more  
>>> of the previous posts.
>>>
>>>
>>>>> His spiral of earth, slowly
>>> sinking into the Great Salt Lake, could almost parody a Sol LeWitt
>>> wall drawing. But had he foreseen a digital universe, would he ever
>>> have entered the gallery?>>
>>>
>>>
>>> surely, yes. the digital does not change the real (eixstence of  
>>> visual arts / galleries / institutions of display).
>>> the digital also does not affect sites. (nor their mirrors).
>>
>> Brett Stalbaum, Lecturer lsoe
>> University of California San Diego
>> Department of Visual Arts
>> http://www.paintersflat.net
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Brett Stalbaum, Lecturer lsoe
University of California San Diego
Department of Visual Arts
http://www.paintersflat.net

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