File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1999/avant-garde.9902, message 27


Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 16:36:26 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Re: notart



On Sun, 21 Feb 1999, George Free wrote:

> On Sun, 21 Feb 1999, miekal and wrote:
> 
> > so heiko, in your mind, netart is anything that can't be put on cd-rom, 
> > & Im trying to fit some examples into that scheme & can only think of
> > works which are distributed around the network, viruses (or is that
> > viri) & ?
> > 
> 	How about something that uses CGIs and server-side applications, 
> like a database? If it involved collaborative input from users, it 
> couldn't be duplicated on CD-ROM. ...just a quick thought.


"Net-art" is usually a tired modernist rationalization in search of
arts-funding/critical-authentication by appropriating second-hand science.
Silly claims of new "interactivity" usually are also involved... I tend to
follow art-online that isn't necessarily _about some aspect of the Net,
but rather introduces virtual streams, flows and spaces.



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