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Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) on Sun, 4 Apr 1999 11:38:03 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> Whitney Museum Director's Interview for CYBERART99 in NYC...


"CYBERART99 Symposium"
May 9th, 10 - 5pm
The Great Hall 
Cooper Union, NYC
7 E. 7th St.  {AT}  3rd Avenue
($20 at the door)


a taste of the event.... 

Maxwell L. Anderson, director of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New
York, has been a leader in applying new technologies to museums. He
launched the Art Museum Network and is founding chairman of the Art Museum
Image Consortium.  For "The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000," a
landmark retrospective opening at the Whitney on April 23, 1999, he is
co-producing the exhibition's ambitious online extension. 

Mr. Anderson spoke recently with Matthew Mirapaul, "arts {AT} large" columnist
for The New York Times on the Web, about Internet-based creative works and
the challenges their ever-evolving content, wide accessibility and infinite
reproducibility present to the art world's traditional economic model.  As
an alternative, some are proposing a "pay per view" scenario, in which
electronic payments of "micro-cash" would be made to the artist whenever a
viewer accesses a work. 

For the Interview...  http://www.asci.org/cyberart99/interview.html
 
CYBERART99 is the first part of a 3-year initiative to create new support
models for web-based art, our century's new "virtual" artform.  The
pay-per-view model represents only one of the many controversial proposals
that will be discussed. Please come and be a part of the solution. 

This event is a co-production of Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.(ASCI)
and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
For Program Details & Registration...  http://www.asci.org/cyberart99

CYBERART99 is sponsored by:
"The Intel/Whitney American Century Internet Collaboration Project"
http://www.artmuseum.net
and The AT&T Foundation  http://www.att.com/foundation/

((("Resource Tables" are available at the symposium
for promoting related products/services. Call 718 816-9796.)))

Related links:
Whitney Museum of American Art   http://www.whitney.org
Art Museum Network   http://www.amn.org
The New York Times on the Web   http://www.nytimes.com 

Art & Science Collaborations,Inc. (ASCI) is an international non-profit
organization based in New York City whose mission is to raise public
awareness about artists and scientists using science and technology to
explore new forms of creative expression, and to increase communication and
collaborations between these fields.  (718 816-9796)  http://www.asci.org
<asci {AT} asci.org>

--------------------------apologies for
cross-postings!-----------------------------
Cynthia Pannucci
Founder/Director
Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI)
****Celebrating its 11th Year****

718 816-9796;    pannucci {AT} asci.org
PO Box 358, Staten Island, NY 10301
URL:  http://www.asci.org

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