Not antithetical spheres altogether, drugs
and computers are increasingly being associ-
ated with one another. What came of the
consensual hallucination? And what came of
the Acid Dream? Hari Kunzru on the birth
of the computational sublime.
Skin Tights: Alexa Wright’s work has long
focused on the body’s limits. Her photographic
series “Precious” cuts to the bone. Margot
Leigh Butler is turned inside out.
Data Trash: The Canadian theorist
Arthur Kroker has recently completed a book
on the virtual class. Geert Lovink interviews
him about neo-liberalism, hacking the media
and what he really thinks about computers.
(f)e-mail from a brood: US
interactive gossip from Celia Pearce. Tales of
Comdex, Las Vegas, LAwNMowR,
Supercomputing95 in San Diego and more
Daniel Bobroff: Interviewed by
Pauline van Mourik Broekman about the
future of interactive leisure software (aka
GAMES, sometimes....). MicroTimeMedia sees
the media pyramid upside down.
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