File spoon-archives/baudrillard.archive/baudrillard_2002/baudrillard.0208, message 10


Subject: Re: 12hr-update!
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 21:41:42 -0400


Alas!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Søren Pedersen" <soren-AT-simulation.dk>
To: <baudrillard-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 2:54 PM
Subject: RE: 12hr-update!


> I sincerely hope that this ridiculous nonsense isn't funded by some
> academic institution. BTW, how're you all doing?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-baudrillard-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu [mailto:owner-
> > baudrillard-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu] On Behalf Of { brad brace }
> > Sent: 27. august 2002 21:44
> > To: baudrillard-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> > Subject: 12hr-update!
> >
> >
> >
> >                 _______ _            __ ___  _
> >                |__   __| |          /_ |__ \| |
> >                   | |  | |__   ___   | |  ) | |__  _ __
> >                   | |  | '_ \ / _ \  | | / /| '_ \| '__|
> >                   | |  | | | |  __/  | |/ /_| | | | |
> >                   |_|  |_| |_|\___|  |_|____|_| |_|_|
> >        _____  _____ ____  _   _            _ _____  ______ _____
> >       |_   _|/ ____|  _ \| \ | |          | |  __ \|  ____/ ____|
> >         | | | (___ | |_) |  \| |______    | | |__) | |__ | |  __
> >         | |  \___ \|  _ <| . ` |______|   | |  ___/|  __|| | |_ |
> >        _| |_ ____) | |_) | |\  |     | |__| | |    | |___| |__| |
> >       |_____|_____/|____/|_| \_|      \____/|_|    |______\_____|
> >
> >                    |  __ \         (_)         | |
> >                    | |__) | __ ___  _  ___  ___| |_
> >                    |  ___/ '__/ _ \| |/ _ \/ __| __|
> >                    | |   | | | (_) | |  __/ (__| |_
> >                    |_|   |_|  \___/| |\___|\___|\__|
> >                                   _/ |
> >                                  |__/
> >
> >
> >     Synopsis: The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project began December 30, 1994.
> > A `round-the-clock posting of sequenced hypermodern imagery by Brad
> > Brace. The hypermodern minimizes the familiar, the known, the
> > recognizable; it suspends identity, relations and history.
> >
> >
> >                        The 12-hour ISBN JPEG Project
> >                        -----------------------------
> >                           began December 30, 1994
> >
> >
> > Pointless Hypermodern Imagery... posted/mailed every 12 hours... a
> > stellar, trajective alignment past the 00`s! A continuum of minimalist
> > masks in the face of catastrophe; conjuring up transformative
> > metaphors for the everyday... A poetic reversibility of events...
> >
> > A post-rhetorical, continuous, apparently random sequence of
> > imagery...  genuine gritty, greyscale...  corruptable, compact,
> > collectable and compelling convergence. The voluptuousness of the grey
> > imminence: the art of making the other disappear. Continual visual
> > impact; an optical drumming, sculpted in duration, on the endless
> > present of the Net.
> >
> > An extension of the printed ISBN-Book (0-9690745) series... critically
> > unassimilable... imagery is gradually acquired, selected and
> > re-sequenced over time... ineluctable, vertiginous connections. The
> > 12hr dialtone...
> >
> >                   [ see  ftp.idiom.com/users/bbrace/netcom/books.txt
> >                          bbrace.laughingsquid.net/books.html ]
> >
> > KEYWORDS:  Disconnected, disjunctive, distended, de-centered,
> > de-composed, ambiguous, augmented, ambilavent, homogeneous,
> > reckless...  Multi-faceted, oblique, obsessive, obscure, obdurate...
> >  Promulgated, personal, permeable, prolonged, polymorphous,
> > provocative, poetic, plural, perverse, potent, prophetic,
> > pathological...  Evolving, eccentric, eclectic, egregious, exciting,
> > entertaining, entropic, erotic, entrancing, enduring...
> >
> > Every 12 hours, another!...  view them, re-post `em, save `em, trade
> > `em, print `em, even publish them...
> >
> > Here`s how:
> >
> > ~ Set www-links to -  http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/12hr.html.
> > Look for the 12-hr-icon. Heavy traffic may require you to specify
> > files more than once! Anarchie, Fetch, CuteFTP, TurboGopher...
> >
> >
> > ~  Download from -  ftp.pacifier.com  /pub/users/bbrace
> >    Download from -  ftp.idiom.com/users/bbrace
> >    Download from -  ftp.rdrop.com   /pub/users/bbrace
> >    Download from -  ftp.eskimo.com  /u/b/bbrace
> > * Remember to set tenex or binary. Get 12hr.jpeg
> >
> > ~ E-mail - If you only have access to email, then you can use FTPmail
> > to do essentially the same thing. Send a message with a body of 'help'
> > to the server address nearest you:
> >
> > ftpmail-AT-ccc.uba.ar               ftpmail-AT-cs.uow.edu.au
> > ftpmail-AT-ftp.uni-stuttgart.de     ftpmail-AT-ftp.Dartmouth.edu
> > ftpmail-AT-ieunet.ie                ftpmail-AT-src.doc.ic.ac.uk
> > ftpmail-AT-archie.inesc.pt          ftpmail-AT-ftp.sun.ac.za
> > ftpmail-AT-ftp.sunet.se             ftpmail-AT-ftp.luth.se
> > ftpmail-AT-NCTUCCCA.edu.tw          ftpmail-AT-oak.oakland.edu
> > ftpmail-AT-sunsite.unc.edu          ftpmail-AT-decwrl.dec.com
> > ftpmail-AT-census.gov
> > bitftp-AT-plearn.bitnet             bitftp-AT-dearn.bitnet
> > bitftp-AT-vm.gmd.de                 bitftp-AT-plearn.edu.pl
> > bitftp-AT-pucc.princeton.edu        bitftp-AT-pucc.bitnet
> >
> >
> > ~ Mirror-sites requested! Archives too!
> >   The latest new jpeg will always be named, 12hr.jpeg
> >   Average size of images is only 45K.
> >   *
> >   Perl program to mirror ftp-sites/sub-directories:
> >   src.doc.ic.ac.uk:/packages/mirror
> >   *
> >
> > ~ Postings to usenet groups:
> >   alt.12hr
> >   alt.binaries.pictures.12hr
> >   alt.binaries.pictures.misc
> >   alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc
> >
> > * * Ask your system's news-administrator to carry these groups! (There
> > are also usenet image browsers: TIFNY, PluckIt, Picture Agent,
> > PictureView, Extractor97, NewsRover, Binary News Assistant, Newsfeeds)
> >
> > ~ This interminable, relentless sequence of imagery began in earnest
> > on December 30, 1994. The basic structure of the project has been over
> > twenty-four years in the making. While the specific sequence of
> > photographs has been presently orchestrated for more than 12 years`
> > worth of 12-hour postings, I will undoubtedly be tempted to tweak the
> > ongoing publication with additional new interjected imagery. Each
> > 12-hour posting is like the turning of a page; providing ample time
> > for reflection, interruption, and assimilation.
> >
> > ~ The sites listed above also contain information on other
> > transcultural projects and sources.
> >
> > ~ A very low-volume, moderated mailing list for announcements and
> > occasional commentary related to this project has been established at
> > topica.com /subscribe 12hr-isbn-jpeg
> >
> > --
> > This project has not received government art-subsidies. Some
> > opportunities still exist for financially assisting the publication of
> > editions of large (36x48") prints; perhaps (Iris giclees) inkjet
> > quadtones bound as an oversize book. Other supporters receive rare
> > copies of the first three web-offset printed ISBN-Books. A limited
> > number of paid email subscriptions are now available!
> > << http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html >>
> >
> > --
> > ISBN is International Standard Book Number. JPEG and GIF are types
> > of image files. Get the text-file, 'pictures-faq' to learn how to view
> > or translate these images. [ftp ftp.idiom.com/users/bbrace/netcom/]
> >
> > --
> > (c) copyleft  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
> >
> > <bbrace-AT-eskimo.com>
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