Hz #13 presents:
“Program” System of Digital Art:”BOOM! Fast and Frozen Permutation” –Taiwan-Australia New Media Art Exhibition
Yu-Chuan Tseng reports on Taiwan-Australia New Media Art Exhibition from the perspective: “An important element of digital computer technology… has digital art features of aesthetic concepts and behavioral structure….’program’ is an important factor in constructing the work.”
Games: The Art of Making, Bending, and Breaking Rules
Andrew Yashar Ames
“In interactive art, the observer and the work are constructed by rules that can be bent or broken, but cannot be absent.” Andrew Y. Ames examines “Game-based art… [with] implied and explicit rules that artists expose and exploit for aesthetic and ideological purposes.”
The Miracles of Feedback
Mario van Horrik
“This paper deals with my fascination for acoustic feedback… I want to express my doubts, theories, and questions, as well as our motives and enthusiasm for using this medium.” Sound artist Mario van Horrik explains his involvement over two decades with acoustic feedback experiments.
Hz vs Church
Sound artist/composer Novi_sad’s project “‘Hz vs Church’ aims to use Churches (or other big sized public buildings) as post loudspeakers in order to create, unfold and play live various sounds which appear in the ‘aural surface’ by using and manipulating in real time different kinds of frequencies.”
We are not alone
Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico
“Network and information technologies, with a mutagen leap, directly connect the mind of the human being to hyper-contents and to hyper-contexts, creating perspectives that are totally new.” Iaconesi/Persico on their projects which emerge as one of the possibilities/directions network technology brings forward.
Intimate Transactions: Close Encounters of Another Kind
“Crucially, the interactive intent of the work was to create a means to reflect upon a particular kind of experience – the experience of our being relationally connected as a collective body.” Writer/theorist Tony Fry on Keith Armstrong(creative director)’s “Intimate Transactions,” and its link to Ecosophy.
Sharedscapes – Points of View on Landscapes