[NetBehaviour] Re: NetBehaviour Digest, Vol 11, Issue 4

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Mon Jul 18 18:46:23 CEST 2005

I partly agree, but at least when I'm working, there's someplace nagging 
at me that the work itself should have value. And the Net of course tends 
to both encourage a _lot_ of work, and at the same time, it's devolved all 
too quickly into ephemera. Point for example - turnstile ii is down, 
probably forever now. VRML is pretty much gone, etc. etc. Things happen 
faster than the decay of Michelangelo's David -


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> Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 11:49:21 +0100
> From: rich white <rich at counterwork.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [NetBehaviour] State of new media from strawberry fields
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> so when the internet explodes/implodes net artists will stop making?
> didn't we make stuff using other things before the internet?
> we'll probably find new things to use, won't we?
> probably get bored of the internet before then?
> and no artwork lasts for ever, no artwork is absolute, whether it be made of stone, piant, plastic or zeros and ones.
> what persists is our memory of it.
> (yes, i know, this is fallible too, but that's half the fun.)
> oh, and cheer up alan, it can't be as bad as all that can it?
> rich

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