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Artbyte - The Magazine of Digital Arts & Culture - Now Hear This - Digital Art School Guide

Author
Gabriella Fanning
Publisher / Label
Artbyte Magazine Inc.
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2001
Type of publication
Magazines
Issue number
Vol. 4 No. 2
Number of pages
120

Index

Contents

items
14 Venice's Digital Art Highlights: Charles Sandison's Living Rooms * 
Minnette Vari's Mirage * Pierre Huyghe's Atari Light * Tamas 
Komoroczky's Wallpaper * Mark Waplington's Private Fantasy/Public 
Domain * Magnus Wallin's Exit * Allessandra Tesi’s Opale * Richard 
Serra's In/Out/Lefi/Right and Left/Right, Plus: Sony Parties Like It’s 1999; 
David Bowle Kicks Out the Jammies; Guggenheim.oig Gets It Right; 
Douglas Rushkoff's Exit Strategy.

columns

24 DISPATCH
In Montreal, a silo that once held grain now holds the key to sonic 
nirvana. By Philip Sherbume

28 SITE SPECIFIC
Could the real impetus behind digital art’s ascendance be yawning 
creatives and a fawning press? By Yoshi Sodeoka

30 DIGIT00LS
By fusing Max/MSP with the W Protocol, lonelv electronic composers 
can make beautiful object-oriented music together. By Kim Cascone

32 BUZZWORD
Trent Reznor, Elmo, and a polygamous female attomey give varying 
definitions of the word that's scaring the music industry: “sharing.”

34 CHAT
Golan Levin talks about conducting a symphony of a “hundred little 
X's.” In this case, cell phones. Interview by Tanya Bezreh

120 LASTBYTE
Scanner shoplifts Lenny Kravitz's pants at a sampling sale and finds 
that it's music to his ears.

features
38 FESTIVAL SEATING DIARY: SONAR
Our techno critic fights irrational fears as she hits Barcelona for the 
year's most important gathering of DJs, digital designers, and music 
heads. By Tricia Romano

50 AURAL SURGEONS
Matmos makes music with big balloons, sucked fat, and Iceland's 
chronic collaborator. A combination of subtle wit and blatant silIiness 
fuels the dynamic duo's conceptual sound art. By Marc Flanagan

60 SENSORY OVERLOAD
Contemporary music bores him. He doesn't believe in teaching. 
Witness the elastic genius of Zbigniew Karkowski as he gathers experi-
mental music's highs and lows into one tightly wrapped package. 
Interview by Robert Atkins

96 MASTER OF YOUR DOMAIN: ARTBYTES SCHOOL SUPPLEMENT 
Digital Art. Media Design. Art and Technology. Artbyte's definitive 
guide to advanced digital degrees.

reviews

66 ART
ARE WE HAVING FUN YET? by Francis Hwang
Game Show / MASS MoCA / Massachusetts
GREEK GEEK by Randy D. Glaäman
Yorgo Alexopoulos / Bronwyn Keenan Gallery / New York

70 DESIGN
ROCK THE CELL PHONE by Carly Berwick
Buzz Club: News From Japan / P.S.l Contemporary Art
Center / New York

74 SOUND
THE PRICE IS RIGHT! by Hillary Chute 
Top Dollar / Toby Dammit / Omplatten

78 SCREEN
VIDEO WORTH PAUS ING FÜR by Tim Grierson
Belief EXP / Santa Monica, California
PLUS: The Paradise Institute / Art: 21 / Time of the Earth

82 WORDS
PRACTICE (NOT THEORY) MAKES PERFECT by Arie Chen 
Archilab: Radical Experiments in Global Architecture / Editor: Frederic 
Migayrou / Thames & Hudson
PLUS: IDEO: Masters of Innovation / Utopian Entrepreneur / Technicolor: 
Race, Technology and Everyday Life

86 GOODS
MP3 PLAYERS PLUS! by Joaquin Bums
Sony Clié PEO-N710C / Kodak MC3 / Mine Terapin
PLUS: Frontier Labs' NEX II