File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1997/avant-garde.9711, message 1

Date: Sun, 02 Nov 1997 12:21:42 -0500
Subject: Re: Possession of Your Vehicle

Dmitry Strakovsky wrote:

> I am kinda sorda wondering, could we get away from the general
> comments
> about the web and it's socio-cultural influences and discuss some
> particular pieces. One of the most wonderful things about the web is
> that
> all of us can view the artworks regardless of our geographical
> location.
> So let's use this "great invetion that bonds us" and discuss the works
> in
> our common gallery, the web.

Yes ... go ahead ... 

> Actually Jodi would never get the org extencion,


> and there is no need to
> counter anyones provocations

True, but as a simple organizing structure to develop a dialogue
(instead of another monologue), a dialectical process can help organize
our thoughts and see where we stand.

> (most of the time ignoring them is much more
> potent.)

In a situation like this, this sounds retarded. Sadly, it is a common
internalization found among the oppressed and those who believe in

> The fact is that blatant self-advertisement should be kept of the
> list, it's simple curtesy.

   Not trying to be cutesy, or anything, but to stir up a discussion by
presenting my work to a body who would, assumedly, be knowledgeable
enough to interpret the abstractions (which are based on real issues
concerning this medium), I thought, would be a valid gesture.

Anthony Stephenson

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