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1...Sergi Jorda...........Faust Music on Line -
                          Interactive composition in the Internet
2...Melentie Pandilovski..New Publications by SCCA - Skopje
3...Lev Manovich..........Teaching job in California
4...intim {AT} ................interactivalia
5...adam..................r a d i o q u a l i a
6...Josephine Berry.......mute art news request
7...foebud-info...........Key scenes (1.3.98):
                          PUBLIC DOMAIN V84.0 on lockpicking
8...Isabelle Baudron......Interzone


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From: "=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Sergi_Jord=E0?=" <sergi {AT} iua.upf.es>
To: nettime-l {AT} desk.nl
Subject: Faust Music on Line - Interactive composition in the Internet
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 14:11:21 +0100

Please, redistribute this message to whom it may interest.

Introduction
============
Faust Music On line is an open invitation to participate through the
Internet in the musical composition of a part of the sound track of the
forthcoming show of the Spaniard drama group, La Fura dels Baus, entitled:
Faust v3.0, based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's work.
This new show by the Fura dels Baus will have its first performance in
Barcelona on 28 April 1998 and it is planned to do a tour through Spain,
other European countries and NYC, giving some 200 performances, during 1998
and 1999.
All the music will be composed by means of a W95 software you can freely
download (2 Mb) at http://www.sgae.es/fmol. During the months prior to the
first performance a web server will store and update the database with the
compositions received and will permit the audition and ongoing development
of these compositions, as described below. All communication with the
server takes place through this software. At  the beginning of April, La
Fura will select some (around 60) of the compositions for the play.

Copyrights
==========
The question of intellectual property rights in the new communication
media, such as the Internet, is arousing a great deal of confused
discussion. It is necessary for initiatives to appear that will provide
fresh examples that may be observed and which will create precedents that
may shed a ray of light on this new situation. Being aware of the need for
these shake-ups, the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (S.G.A.E.)
(Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers) backs and produces this project
and will simplify formalities for all the writers of the compositions
selected by the Fura dels Baus to be registered at the society (if not
already members) in order that they may receive their lawful rights.

THE SOFTWARE
============
The musical composition of all the pieces for this project will be done by
means of this program, responsible for audio synthesis and control of the
graphic interface and all the communications with the server. This program
is not a mere web page with a few multimedia options. It is an independent
application, which, when executed, is automatically linked to the page set
aside for this purpose in the S.G.A.E. server and interacts with it to
exchange information. The page in question controls access to a database
resident in the server.

Real-time sound synthesis
=========================
The program does not use the MIDI properties of your sound card. To assure
an innovative and interesting sound, irrespective of the sound card
installed in your computer, the program works with synthetic sound in real
time. It is A SYNTHESIZER capable of generating sounds and modulations
never heard before on your computer. For this you only need a 16-bit sound
card and a compatible PC (based on a Pentium 100) with Windows 95 or
Windows NT 4.0, and Direct X.
This means that the main task of the composers taking part will not consist
merely of "going on adding notes", but of "sculpting sound on line" in a
way much more in keeping with current trends in electronic music in general
and in the music of the Fura dels Baus in particular. Also, using Real-Time
synthesis, the user can listen and compose with peak quality (stereo 16
bits, 22 KHz), but the files he handles, loads and unloads may occupy very
few Kb.

Interactive composition
=======================
Composition is done in real time by way of attractive graphic interfaces.
The program does not handle traditional musical concepts and it is,
therefore, open to people whom does not possess this knowledge. The whole
control is executed in real time with the aid of the mouse on animated
graphic objects that evolve on the computer screen.
However, we have also thought of more advanced and professional musicians
and we have tried to ensure that these interfaces should not just be a
simple banal interactive game, but potent sound experimentation tools. We
may confidently claim that composition and interpretation with Faust Music
on Line is not like that with any other current software or hardware tool.
Nor the sound results either.
We could consider the instruments forming part of it as intelligent. Their
potential is not confined to enabling or disabling a note with a particular
timbre. They are macroinstruments that behave as interactive composing
tools and which permit a wide range of experimentation, both at the sound
quality and formal level.

Collective composition
======================
Each of the compositions done with the program and stored in the server is
the product of co-operation between various authors (normally 4) and not
the work of a single composer. We consider that group creation is one of
the most important aspects of this project and one of the most interesting
capabilities - still unexploited - offered by the net.
Whenever a participant accesses the web with the intention of composing a
theme, he will in fact be modifying/enriching themes in which other
composers will have participated already. In this way a musical game is
established in the form of an exquisite corpus, where several composers can
create one or more musical themes together. Every intervention by a fresh
composer is recorded in the web, so that we may know at any time who the
authors of a given theme are and in what percentage the authorship of a
particular theme would be divided if the theme in question were selected.

Evolving composition
====================
When an author retakes the piece produced by another to
enrich/modify/distort/deconstruct it, he will not be modifying the original
but working on a copy. Thanks to this mechanism, an idea or musical germ
generated by one author may evolve in countless directions at the same
time, although all of them (including the initial one) are equally
accessible in the form of a tree (like the Windows Explorer) in the
database.
Owing to hardware limitations, the maximum number of users (or layers) per
piece is reduced to four, but there is no limit to the number of variations
that each layer may generate. This means that we have a maximum of four
generations but with an unlimited number of offspring in each one of them.
Similarly, the number of initial themes (highest level) is not limited
either, and any participant will be able to initiate one when he likes.

Performance
===========
By means of the Direct Sound and Direct Draw technologies, the program is
capable of synthesising in real time eight 16-bit, 22-Khz stereo voices
with different fully parametrizable effects (reverb, panning, delay, pitch
shift, resonant filters, ring modulation, etc.) for each of these voices,
as well as to control and generate all the graphic interface animations at
the same time. For this the minimum requirements are a Pentium 100 with
16-Mb RAM storage capacity and
a 16-bit sound card. It is also necessary to have Microsoft DirectX
libraries installed (versions 3.0 or higher).

Credits
=======
Faust Music on Line has been conceived by Sergi Jorda and la Fura dels
Baus, and developed by Sergi Jorda, with the sponsorship of FUNDACION
AUTOR.

Download : 	http://www.sgae.es/fmol

Questions, bugs and suggestions:

Sergi Jorda
sergi {AT} iua.upf.es
http://www.iua.upf.es/~sergi


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Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 17:44:23 +0100
From: Melentie Pandilovski <mpandil {AT} soros.org.mk>
To: nettime-l {AT} Desk.nl
Subject: New Publications by SCCA - Skopje

The SOROS CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS - SKOPJE
has the pleasure to invite you to the
promotion of the Publications by SCCA - Skopje:
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1998, 19.30 HRS.
MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF SKOPJE

THEME 1
ARCHITECTURE /FILM - (21-23.12.1995, Architectonic Faculty, Skopje)
Texts: POINT BREAK, Minas Bakalcev & Mitko Hadzi Pulja
ARCHITECTURE AND FILM, Vladimir Blazevski
SSMR OR ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE ELECTRONIC RECORD, Nebojsa Vilic
MULTIMEDIALITY AS A PARERGON?, Nikola Gelevski
I HAVE RECOGNIZED MYSELF!!! THE ARCHITECTURE/FILM/TEXT OF
 ENJOYMENT  - PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SEMIOTICS OF THE
ARCHITECTURE/FILM, Saso Lambevski
THE QUESTION OF THE FOLD IN ARCHITECTURE AND FILM, Suzana Milevska

THEME 2
APPROACHES TO READING: Skopje-Belgrade
- (12.12.1995, OSI - Macedonia, Skopje)
Discussion (Exhibitions: 9 1/2: New Macedonian Art; The Gaze Stories)
NEBOJSA VILIC, moderator
ZORAN PETROVSKI
BRANISLAV DIMITRIJEVIC
DEJAN SRETENOVIC  (and other participants in the discussion)

THEME 3
INTERACTIVITY: A NEW CATEGORY OF THE FINE ARTISTIC?
- (18.03.1996, Youth Cultural Center, Skopje)
Texts:
INTERACTIVITY - SIMULTANEOUS TWO-SIDED MOTION, Melentie Pandilovski
DILEMAS ABOUT POSSIBLE REPERCUSSIONS OF
THE NEW MEDIA, Valentino Dimitrovski
AN APPROACH TO THE INFORMATICS TECHNOLOGY THROUGH
CATEGORIES OF TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION OF THE
FINE ARTISTIC, Bojan Ivanov
INTERACTIVITY, Eddie Berg
MARKET VS. SUPERMARKET, Janos Sugar
ON THE ARTIST IN THE ELECTRONIC INTERACTIVE ARTS, Nebojsa Vilic
ART WORK IN THE PERIOD OF REPLICATION AND/OR
REPETITION, Ivan Dzeparovski
INTERACTION: PROMISCUITY OR GESAMDATENWERK, Suzana Milevska
MONISM, PLURALISM - HISTORY AS NIGHTMARE OR
'FIELD FOR COMPETITION', Nikola Gelevski
INTERACTIVITY: A NEW CATEGORY OF FINE ARTISTIC? (Discussion)


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Melentie Pandilovski
assistant director
Soros Center for Contemporary Arts - Skopje, Macedonia
Ruzveltova 34, 91000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Tel/Fax: 389.91.133.541
e-mail:  mpandil {AT} soros.org.mk    scca {AT} soros.org.mk
http://www.soros.org.mk/scca/index.html
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=================
NOTE: due to the closeness of the deadline potential applicants are advised
to send a fax or email by the closing date and submit other materials later
so they can be considered

email to lhock {AT} ucsd.edu
fax to Louis Hock, Chair (Job #9940N)
fax no. 619-534-8651



VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT, University of California, San Diego

MEDIA/PHOTO HISTORIAN/CRITIC.  Assistant Professor, tenure-track.  Rank and
salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC pay
scales.  We seek a  media/photo historian/critic with a concentration in
photography and a grasp of the social, historical, and technical issues
informing photography as an art in a visual arts department which offers a
major in conceptually oriented studio and media art-making programs and in
art history/theory/criticism.  The faculty will teach history courses on
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media for undergraduates and graduates.  Ph.D. or equivalent and
publications required.  Teaching experience preferable.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references (do
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publications and/or public lectures with return mailer & postage to:

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                        University of California, San Diego
                        Visual Arts Department
                        9500 Gilman Drive
                        La Jolla, CA 92093-0327

All applications received by February 28, 1998 or thereafter until position
is filled will receive thorough consideration.  Please reference position
number 9940S on all correspondence.

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institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty
and staff.  Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment
will be required prior ro employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of
1986).

------------------------------------------------------------
Dr. Lev Manovich
http://jupiter.ucsd.edu/~manovich
p: 619-822-1012    f: 619-534-8651
address: Visual Arts Department, 0327,
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0327 U.S.A.


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interactivalia
i.n.t.e.r.a.c.t.i.v.e...p.o.e.t.r.y.
http://www.kiss.uni-lj.si/~k4ff0047/int/int.htm
by jaka zeleznikar

- 19th THURSDAY, 7 p.m., renata, call!
- sense nodes lost
- interactive poem 2
- s/he looks so beautiful
- mathematics
- mathematics 2
- interactive ready-made poem


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Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 16:21:01 +1030
To: christopher {AT} netaccess.co.nz
From: adam <adam {AT} va.com.au>
Subject: r a d i o q u a l i a

ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF:

r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a


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f  r e q u e n c y  s h i f t i n g  p a r a d i g m s  i n  s t r e a m i
n g  a u d i o

radioqualia {AT} mindless.com
http://www.va.com.au/radioqualia

 r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a is a new online radio station
aiming to open an electronic portal into the eccentricities of antipodean
radio space.

Emerging from a desire to evolve virtual zone for sonic exploration,  r   a
d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a  creates the latitude for musicians and
artists to explore the superficial distance between understandings.  With a
permanent investigation into the relative tones of red and blue shifts
evident in physical and cosmic space, r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i
a  muses on the ambience and deformities of sound construction.

Presently a dual stream of ebbs and skews, and a series of regular live
netcasts,  r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a  will evolve into a
continually shifting event zone featuring live simulcasts of sound events
occurring in February and March.   Special emphases on feature artists will
provide the world with an aural jumpstation to experiments in sound
manipulation.

regular netcasts:

Launch of Streaming Daisies - Georgie Knight & Zonar Recordings
Tuesday 24 February, 10:30pm - 12:30am Australian EST
Dreaming Daisies is broadcast on 3d radio in adelaide and netcast (as
streaming daisies) on r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a

The crunchy beats and sonic distortions of Australia's Zonar Recordings
will help launch the second of r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a 's
regular netcasts, streaming daisies.  In Adelaide for a series of
electrosonic explorations into the nether-regions of digital rhythm , Zonar
Recordings will be celebrating their own launch - the Dis_Locations double
CD which examines the remix concept.

Dreaming Daisies is a radio show broadcasting the diversity of Adelaide's
DJs and encompasses most electronica and obscuria.  For over eight years
Dreaming Daisies has disseminated information, beats and technosonic waves
to Adelaide's vibrant electronic music community.  The course of enriching
and promoting this community has lead Georgie Knight along a convoluted but
inevitable path to real audio radio, with streaming daisies her first foray
into netcasting.   The winner of both the 1995 and 1996 South Australian
Dance Music Industry Awards, Dreaming Daisies features  live mixing,
interviews, new tracks, news and views.

... and on wednesday we return to our usual programme:
Hydrogen Jukebox - Zina Kaye
Wednesday evenings, 9:00pm - 12:00am Australian EST
Hydrogen Jukebox is broadcast on eastside radio in sydney and netcast on  r
a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a.

Subliminal beats in an abstract landscape, the subtle clashing of cultural
rhythmns, a contained explosion of genuinely scientific material
meticulously collected from around the world, collided molecule by molecule
for a satisfying bang.

Zina K is a new media artist and writer who uses communications
technologies, and in particular the internet,  to muse on the nature of
metaphysical boundaries and the secret life of the airwaves. arguing that
the internet is the new radio, she has begun to broadcast her own test
transmissions: using cold war surveillance tools to generate content.  she
also knows something about the Anti_Destination Society.
http://world.net/~zina/



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r   a   d   i   o   q   u   a   l   i   a

f  r e q u e n c y  s h i f t i n g  p a r a d i g m s  i n  s t r e a m i
n g  a u d i o

radioqualia {AT} mindless.com
http://www.va.com.au/radioqualia


supported by virtual artists (VA)
http://www.va.com.au

Adam Hyde
Business Development Manager
Virtual Artists

ph 0414 437 981
or (61 8) 8223 2288
Level 2 187 Rundle st
Adelaide
SA 5000
Australia


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         Key scenes
         1.3.98: PUBLIC DOMAIN V84.0 on lockpicking

           Door  locked?  Forgot  the  key? Bicycle key dropped into the
           sewer? Don't panic  -  locks can be opened in  no  time  also
           without the key. You can try  yourself  how easy it is coming
           sunday at PUBLIC DOMAIN in  Bunker  Ulmenwall  in  Bielefeld:

           FoeBuD  and  the BIONIC crew would  like  to  invite  you  to
           their  monthly  event  PUBLIC  DOMAIN  which  is  this time a
           lockpicking-workshop.  Steffen  Wernéry   (known   from   the
           Chaos   Computer  Club  based  in  Hamburg)  has founded  the
           lockpicking   association  "Sportsfreunde  der   Sperrtechnik
           e.V."  -  he  is  the  expert who will show you how it works.

           Lockpicking is the elegant way to open locks without the key.
           It's  not  about   cracking   or  breaking  in  -  it's  just
           unlocking without damaging the lock. You need tools to do it,
           but above all you need sensitivity, exercise  and   patience.
           Therefore  lockpicking  is sports. According to the  rules of
           the SSvD association you may only open locks that  belong  to
           yourself   or   to  a  person  who  allowed  you  to  do  so.

           At  PUBLIC  DOMAIN  you  can try lockpicking yourself and you
           can talk shop  with  the  German  lockpicking champion Jürgen
           Dreeßen,  who  will also be present. Bring your own picktools
           and you get free entrance.

         Date:      Sunday, 1.3.98 from 3 pm
                    Bunker Ulmenwall, Bielefeld
         More info: www.foebud.org

          Latest news:

          SAT1  television  will  come  to  PUBLIC  DOMAIN   to   do   a
          documentation for their magazine "blitz".

         Background of the PUBLIC DOMAIN events:

           PUBLIC DOMAIN  is  a  series  of  monthly  events  at  Bunker
           Ulmenwall  in Bielefeld, which runs already since 1987. Every
           first  sunday  of  the  month   there   is   a   lecture,   a
           demonstration,   a  workshop  or  a  panel  discussion  on  a
           different  topic.  PUBLIC  DOMAIN  has  become  an  important
           regional  and  also  national  monthly  meeting point for all
           people interested in the fascinating field between future and
           society,  technology  and  environment,  science  and general
           knowledge, art and culture and  who  want  to  exchange  with
           others.

           PUBLIC  DOMAIN  welcomes especially those who don't just want
           to listen, but contribute by bringing their own  work,  share
           their  ideas with others in the network and who like exciting
           and controversial discussions.

------------------------------------------------------------------------
         PUBLIC DOMAIN contact:

           FoeBuD e.V.
           Marktstr. 18
           D-33602 Bielefeld
           Tel: +49-521-175254 Fax: +49-521-61172
           eMail: foebud {AT} bionic.zerberus.de
           infoclick: http://www.foebud.org



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From: baudron {AT} interpc.fr (BAUDRON Isabelle)
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 1998 18:18:14 +-100
Subject: Interzone

"The Western Lands", site dedicated to William Burroughs,
Brion Gysin and the group Interzone :
http://www.interpc.fr/mapage/westernlands
The Zone is a psychic refuge, created to protect creative
artists from the uncaring masses, politicos and art flunkies.
OUR SLOGAN : THE ZONE PROTECTS IT'S OWN!
While the Zone is against all forms of physical violence
any member who is physical threatened or stalked by
demonic forces will protected by any means necessary.




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