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Mute - Issue 16 - art wars

Author
Pauline van Mourik Broekman and Simon Worthington
Publisher / Label
Skycraper Digital Publishing
Country
UK
Language
English
Publication year
2000
Type of publication
Magazines
Issue number
Mute Vol 1, No. 16
Number of pages
72

Index

SHORT/CUTS

Right to replay, right to apologise in
collateral damage, collateral benefit   12
As scrutiny of the West's actions in Kosovo steadily subsides, Micz Flor wonders what Europe's
fragile independent networks had to tell about the cultural dynamics of war.

Those were not the backspace days   13
Pauline Van Mourik Broekman on the DIY theory of sustainable economics

you'd better not believe it   14
The Prevention of Terrorism Bill has its sights set squarely on the ideological battlefield.
John Fitzpatrick reads on...

Exploding convergence, converging explosions   16
Last year Rotterdam's Exploding Cinema festival surfed in on the crest of a digital wave. This year
at v. 2.0 - Jap.Pop:Tech - Chris Darke asks how far surfers can really go.

Soros at sea...20
Open society Sugar Daddy Geirge Soros recently had a drastic change of heart on the OSI's funding
and distribution policy. Ulrich Gutmair reports.

Control shift paradigm   20
The Architectural Association hosted another paradigm_breaking conference; Sofie Rédelé tried to
separate the radical breaks from the fashionable blobs.

Do as they do, not as they do   22
All work and all play may Toywar soldiers' day! Josephine Berry on etoy and eToys' legal tussle in
the symbolic economy.

Learning to love the bogey man   24
Jamie King on a recent episode of the copyright protection saga - when will the industry realise
effective digital encryption is never 'The End'?

Mission: Non-commercial internet, secret weapon:
solidarity   25
Meryem Marzouki on Iris's attempts to think the unthinkable of the corporate Net.

There and back there again   26
John Paul Bichard provides a meticulously objective historical account of how technologies converged
to create the wonder that is m-gaming. Fact-checkers, go home!

MAINS

Exporting the apocalypse   30
Ted Byfield reviews Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig's new book Code and challenges his legalistic 
reading of an oppressively perfected cyber-governance enforced by the rule of code.

File diagonally   36
The Center for Land Use Interpretation is a stalwart promoter of 'creative geography'. If you want
to know how land is utilised - whether that's for theme parks or chemical plants - this is the Bureau
for you. Kate Rich talks to Matthew Coolidge.

Everything must go!   42
The ICA's recent CRASH! Culture and complicity show fell perfectly in line with zeitgeist: it's
hip to be political these days and interventionist strategies are so de rigeus. Ben Seymour goes to
the closing down sale of irony.

Suite the action to the word   50
Live in head - another manifestation of the zeitgeist? The Whitechapel visits the radical heyday
of 60s and 70's British conceptual art; Neil Mulholland asks which map was used.

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