framed: New interviews with Michael Atavar, Sean Cubitt, Chris Joseph & Mez


Simon Mills:

The framed interview project continues with the publication of four new interviews with new media writers and artists now online at :

Michael Atavar is an artist who works with digital art, installation and performance, using methodologies of chance and process to make work both in real time and in the online environment.

Sean Cubitt is currently Professor of Media and Communications at The University of Melbourne. His books include Digital Aesthetics, The Cinema Effect and EcoMedia.

Chris Joseph is a writer and artist who has produced solo and collaborative work since 2002 as babel. His projects include Inanimate Alice, an award-winning series of multimedia stories produced with novelist Kate Pullinger, and The Breathing Wall, a groundbreaking digital novel that responds to the reader's breathing rate.

Mez is a pioneer of code poetry, net.wurks and the unique net.language Mezangelle. Mez has exhibited extensively including at ISEA 1997, ARS Electronica 1997, SIGGRAPH 1999 & 2000. Her awards include the 2001 VIF Prize [Germany], the JavaMuseum Artist Of The Year 2001 [Germany], 2002 Newcastle New Media Poetry Prize [Australia] and the winner of the 2006 Site Specific Competition [Italy].

These are the latest in the framed series of interviews with new media artists and writers in which they discuss their practice, both past and present, and the current state of new media art and writing.

Simon Mills


Senior Lecturer in New Media De Montfort University Leicester LE1 9BH

Originally posted on Raw by Simon Mills