nicholas economos
Since the beginning
Works in Shaker Heights, Ohio United States of America

Nicholas Economos is an artist and educator living in sunny Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His art practice includes work in software art, reactive media art, sound, video, and animation. He is an Editor Emeritus for at The New Museum of Contemporary Art in NYC, previously editing content for the web site and the Rhizome Rare email list over numerous years. His awards include an Individual Artist Project Grant in Film, Media, and New Technology Production from the New York State Council on the Arts and an Individual Excellence Award in Media Arts from the Ohio Arts Council.

He has exhibited at Art Interactive in Cambridge, MA, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center in Buffalo, NY, Art in General in New York City, Fylkingen in Stockholm, Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, SESI Gallery in Sao Paulo City, Window Project Space in Auckland, New Zealand, Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, Chiangmai New Media Art Festival in Thailand, DigiFest DXNet in Toronto, and the Cyberarts Festival in Boston. He has been a frequent artist-in-residence at the Experimental Television Center in Owego, New York and is included in the DVD anthology, "ETC: 1969 - 2009" covering 40 years of video arts at ETC. He was previously a visiting professor with the Department of Expanded Media at the School of Art and Design at Alfred University in Alfred, NY and now teaches in the T.I.M.E.-Digital Arts Department at The Cleveland Institute of Art.

exhibition: Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal

Jane Marsching:

The Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal
Center for Art and Visual Culture, UMBC, Baltimore, MD
Curated by Mark Alice Durant and Jane D. Marsching
October 20, 2005 -- December 17, 2005,
Opening Reception October 20th from 5 - 7pm

Organized by the Center for Art and Visual Culture, The Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal is a major traveling exhibition featuring twenty eight contemporary artists whose work employs modern communication technologies (photography, film, video, computers, radio, internet, and digital media) to explore culturally inbred questions / superstitions concerning parallel worlds to our own.

Today, the amount of attention devoted to paranormal phenomena such as UFOs, demonic possession, psychics, and ghosts in the media indicates that photography 's early fascinations have not disappeared. Millennial angst, bewildering leaps of science, wildly improbable technological inventions, and ever-decreasing wilderness as human sprawl grows exponentially, makes other worlds once again appear possible, even probable, and definitely alluring. Our escalating desire to prove the existence of another dimension (no matter which one) is linked to photography, with its history of providing us with our proofs. Seduced by the invisible in the face of the medium's relentless and dull dependence upon the physical, photography as a tool of fact (in science), fantasy (in spirit photography), and invention (in the hands of artists) is exploring new frontiers once again.

Included in the exhibition are: Mark Amerika, Zoe Beloff, Diane Bertolo, Jeremy Blake, Corrine May Botz, Susan Collins, Gregory Crewdson, Paul DeMarinis, Spencer Finch, Ken Goldberg, Susan Hiller, Marko Maetamm, Miya Masaoka, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Mariko Mori, Maria Miranda and Norie Neumark, Paul Pfeiffer, Fred Ressler, John Roach, Ted Serios, Leslie Sharpe, Chrysanne Stathacos, Thomson & Craighead, Suzanne Treister, and Anne Walsh & Chris Kubick

Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art ...


art talks oct 25 - camille utterback + john klima

jillian mcdonald:
The Pace Digital Gallery is pleased to present:
Fall evening art talks with new media artists.

6pm. Tuesday Oct 25 :: Camille Utterback + John Klima
location: Lecture Hall South, 1 Pace Plaza, Pace University, NYC
More info, maps, and images at
Free admission, please join us!

Camille Utterback (San Francisco) is a pioneering artist and programmer
in the field of interactive video installation. In addition to an
extensive international exhibit history, recent awards include a
Transmediale International Media Art Festival Award (2005), and a
Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellowship (2002). Utterback received
a US patent for the video tracking system she developed as a research
fellow at New York University (2004).

Camille will discuss her interactive video installations which create
playful, physical interaction between participants. Works will include
'Text Rain' (1999 with Romy Achituv), 'Liquid Time' (2001), and a
number of pieces in the 'External Measures Series' (2001 - 2005)
including 'Untitled 6', which she has just completed for a show at the
Beall Center at UC Irvine. She will also focus her current explorations
of painterly dynamic systems which respond to human gesture and

John Klima employs a variety of technologies to produce artwork from
electronics and computer hardware and software. Consistently connecting
the virtual to the real, Klima builds large scale electro-mechanical
installations driven by 3d game software he programs from scratch.
In 2003 he focused on his long-time fascination with model railroading
to create his first HO scale railroad piece, titled simply "Train."
Exhibited in December 2003 at Postmasters Gallery in New York, "Train"
was shown in April 2005 at the DeCordova Museum in Boston.

Klima has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries in the U.S.,
Europe, and Asia. His exhibitions include BitStreams at the Whitney
Museum ...


new work at computer fine arts

doron golan:
New projects has been added to the computer fine arts collection.
Works from -
Abrahams, Andrews, Breeze, Bunting, Lattanzi, Lichty, Macdonald, Packer,
RSG, Szpakowski, Thompson & Craighead, Van Anden, Walczak, Zellen


CFP: Journal of E-Media Studies

The Journal of e-Media Studies announces that we are accepting
submissions for publication.

The deadline for our inaugural issue is November 15, 2005. Special topic
sections of the journal, to include more than one related essay, may be
proposed. We intend our inaugural issue to premiere in Spring, 2006.

We are committed to the rapid turnaround of subsequent journal
submissions in as practical a means as possible.

Manuscripts can be e-mailed to the editors at,
or a CD/DVD version may be mailed to:

Journal of e-Media Studies
Dept. of Film and Television Studies
6194 Wilson Hall
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

JOE-MS is a blind peer-reviewed, on-line journal dedicated to the
scholarly study of the history and theory of electronic media,
especially Television and New Media. It is an inter-disciplinary
journal, and we welcome submissions across the fields and methodologies
that study media and media history.

Our goal is to promote the academic study of electronic media,
especially in light of the rise of digital media and the changes in
formal and expressive capacities resulting from new configurations of
electronic media forms. We solicit the best new scholarly work on
current and historical e-media issues and topics, including work on
inter-medial relations to traditionally non-electronic media (such as
cinema, theater, and print media).

We welcome essays in traditional textual formats. We strongly encourage
submissions that utilize and develop the features that an on-line
journal can afford, in order to realize new analytical and pedagogical
practices and strategies.

Please see our website [] for more
details about our Submissions Guidelines, list of Editorial Board
members, and Mission Statement.

Ceci Moss
Sales Associate,
tel. 212.219.1288 x211
fax. 212.431.5328


Call for Articles and Net Art

sachiko hayashi:
Call for Articles and Net Art

On-line journal Hz ( is looking for articles on New Media, Net Art, Sound Art and Electro-Acoustic Music. We accept earlier published and unpublished articles in English. Please send your submissions to

Hz is also looking for Net Art works to be included in its virtual gallery ( Please send your URLs to

Dead-line: 15 November

Hz is published by the non-profit organization Fylkingen in Stockholm. Established in 1933, Fylkingen has been known for introducing yet-to-be-established art forms throughout its history. Nam June Paik, Stockhausen, Cage, etc. have all been introduced to the Swedish audience through Fylkingen. Its members consist of leading composers, musicians, dancers, performance artists and video artists in Sweden. For more information on Fylkingen, please visit or

Sachiko Hayashi/Hz


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this a FWD from my email today...


as most of you know, the tank is a nonprofit performing arts space in lower manhattan. we believe in maintaining a space for artists in manhattan where they can perform and explore without feeling the financial pressures that manhattan increasingly brings.
We have been in our new home in Tribeca with Collective:Unconscious for almost a year now (!) and it is so nice to not be writing you all on a weekly basis telling you we are losing our home, like we had to do for the first few years of existence.
However, we are still struggling to get by in the big city. But we dont plan on staying that way! oh no.

To that end, we are proud to be launching our Freedom of Expression Campaign. The goal is to raise $100,000 over the next few months to help us secure our somewhat tenuous foothold on the big apple, increase and stabilize our administrative staff, and continue bringing you fantastic, affordable programming for the years to come.

we have secured a few amazing patrons who are collectively willing to donate $65,000 IF (and yes, this here is THE RUB) IF we are able to get 1,000 additional individual donations. Thats right, if 1,000 of our friends, artists, and loved ones donate even $12 to the tank this year, then these donors will unlock the $65,000 they have pledged and we will reach our goal. they want to see that we are loved. can you show them we are loved? yes, you can!

But 1000 people is a lot. ive only got like 14 myspace friends and that includes Tom, so thats just not gonna cut it.

so weve got a website. you can go there now and donate any amount of money, become a tank member, get some free stuff in exchange, and generally know youve done your part in securing the future of a place you care about.


READY? Just do it right now while you're thinking about it. Think how good it will feel!! IT WILL FEEL GREAT!

Thanks folks. and if the tank is a place you care about or has been good to you, please consider spreading the word and letting people know...stick it on your blog or your myspace page or whatever. Thanks Thanks Thanks!



Tonight and Tomorrow Night (thats wed 11/15 and thurs 11/16) we are having happy hour / mixer events in our basement lounge. cheap booze and lots of good people. come after work and say hey. also a convenient place/time to donate in person if you'd rather give cash...

5:30 - 7pm both tonight and tomorrow.
The Tank Basement, 279 Church Street btwn Franklin and White


Thursday November 16, 9:30pm
The Tank, 279 Church Street btwn Franklin and White

In addition to songs from his critically acclaimed debut album Less Famous Than You (Use Your Teeth), Corey Dargel will perform new and unreleased material including


Re: Re: Columbia Art & Technology Lecture--Manuel DeLanda

hi John,
the thumbnail was sampled from the cover of DeLanda's "A Thousand years of Nonlinear History" and reduced in a GIF color table.

John Geraci wrote:

> DeLanda's piece shown here is visually pretty similar to a piece I
> submitted to Rhizome a few years ago.
> ( Does anyone have more info on
> it?
> John Geraci
> Jennifer Estaris wrote:
> >
> > Manuel DeLanda
> > Thursday, April 8, 2004, 6pm
> > LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall
> > Columbia University, New York, NY
> >
> > Free and open to the public
> >
> > Manuel DeLanda was born in 1952 in Mexico City and has lived in
> > Manhattan since 1975. He began his career in the mid-seventies as an
> > independent filmmaker, showing his films in cine-clubs and museums
> > around the world. In 1980 he acquired an industrial-grade computer
> and
> > became a programmer and computer artist, writing his own software
> for
> > several years. His philosophical essays have appeared in many
> journals
> > and he currently lectures extensively in the United States and
> Europe
> > on nonlinear dynamics, theories of self-organization, Artificial
> > Intelligence and Artificial Life. He is author of the books War in
> the
> > Age of Intelligent Machines, A Thousand years of Nonlinear History
> and
> > Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy. He has contributed to
> > numerous collections, including A Thousand Plateaus by G. Deleuze
> and
> > F. Guattari, and Ecological Imperialism by Alfred Crosby and
> > Self-Organizing Systems, edited by Eugene Yates.
> >
> > The Art & Technology Lectures will culminate with Ricardo Dominguez,
> a
> > tactical media artist, on May 12.
> >
> > For more information, see
> >
> > Or email
> >
> > Co-presented by the Digital Media Center and Computer Music Center
> at
> > Columbia University


Re: Re: thoughts on Appropriation versus Sampling

yes, i agree...
I really don't have a simple thought that doesn't involve appropriation or sampling on some level. your painting and the photograph involve both but are different resolutions. Refusing that doesn't have to be a generational thing, as in when you were born or what sort of music you have been exposed to. Being able to accept it may be a bent of mind that is reinforced from being creative with a computer though, i hope so, but unfortunately the person suing you hasn't been bitten by that yet.


joywar pow-bang

hello joy,
yesterday i sat frustrated to respond. my backwoods ISP was doing server maintaince. but here's some now....




Re: the fashion of

hello Mark,
does Mel Gibson really have a scene where his pec implants are slowly removed in that flick?