File spoon-archives/baudrillard.archive/baudrillard_2002/baudrillard.0208, message 4


Subject: RE: 12hr-update!
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 20:54:39 +0200


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!
> 
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>     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.
> 
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>                        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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