The Project began December 30, 1994. A `round-the-clock posting of sequenced hypermodern imagery by Brad Brace.A Classic Hypermodern Imagery... posted/mailed every 12 hours.
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 ]
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, saveem, trade
em, printem, even publish them...
~ 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:
~ 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.
-- 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
- Year Created: 1994
- Submitted to ArtBase: Friday Nov 9th, 2001
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- Brad Brace, creator
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