[NetBehaviour] Aharon at the WAG - Widget Art Gallery. April 9th - May 9th, 2013
chiarapassa at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 17:18:44 CEST 2013
sorry, i forgot to fw. to you the artist's (Aharon) statement regards
how to practise this show at the WAG:
have fun ;)
On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Chiara Passa <chiarapassa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> html, zips folders, etc.
> thanks, ciao Chiara
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 5:03 PM, dave miller <dave.miller.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi chiara
>> This is very nice! Is it augmented reality - and what technology did
>> you use? Is it downloadable as an app?
>> What type of work goes on display?
>> cheers, dave
>> On 11 April 2013 15:54, Chiara Passa <chiarapassa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear friends & colleagues,
>>> I'm glad to share with you the Aharon's 'howtopracticeashowshow' at
>>> the WAG - Widget Art Gallery on IPhone, IPod touch and IPad form April
>>> 9th until May 9th, 2013.
>>> About the WAG:
>>> The “WAG" is a mini 3-dimensional, single room gallery that fits into
>>> your pocket 'cause I've developed it for IPhone, IPod Touch and I Pad.
>>> Every month, directly on your mobile, The “WAG” hosts a solo digital
>>> art exhibition related to the dynamic site-specific contest. So, the
>>> Widget Art Gallery works both as a sort of kunsthall showing temporary
>>> exhibitions and as a permanent collections museum because conserves
>>> all the past exhibitions inside an online archive. For IPhone and IPod
>>> touch, just copy this url http://www.chiarapassa.it/wag/mobile/ in
>>> Safari and choose: “add to home” and the WAG's icon will be saved on
>>> your IPhone. Do the same for IPad but paste this other URL:
>>> http://www.chiarapassa.it/wagipad/mobile/, or download the widget
>>> version for Mac osx dashboard at:
>>> http://www.chiarapassa.it/publicart.html . Past exhibitions at:
>>> To know more about the Widget Art Gallery, I suggest to read my latest
>>> interview on Rhizome
>>> Exceptionally for this exhibition, due the different technical
>>> specifications, you can use the same URL for IPhone and IPad:
>>> Enjoy the show!
>>> Very best, Chiara.
>>> About the exhibition:
>>> How to practice a show show of an un done show via de-of-ing of a show
>>> through NonElegancing code show? - is a complex sounding short
>>> description of a possibly simpler kind of practice.
>>> The practice questions how elements such as art exhibition/show
>>> contexts, material sensitivity, codes and algorithms, can be a
>>> way/technology for shared cultural imagining. In my version, the
>>> shared cultural element is done through negotiative processes that, in
>>> themselves, attempt to:
>>> * offer a critique of the questions.
>>> * allow the doing activities as positives, of various negative
>>> elements (the Non, the De, and the Un), hence having to negotiate its
>>> * allow the possibility of self critique for the process.
>>> * be the directional material for the practice. (i.e. to provide
>>> various "directions of negotiations": e.g. a person to person and an
>>> organisation; a person Through a person to a machine to an
>>> organisation, a person through code to many, a person to person to
>>> many and the many to just one of these, and so on..)
>>> To do the practice, at least in this 1st attempt, the process has
>>> already began through negotiations between Chiara Passa - the WAG
>>> curator - and me. (aharon) The negotiations were to do with the
>>> general look, feel and activities in WAG, during the month of
>>> practising at the gallery. Here are the .coded^^ files.
>>> The gallery will contain:
>>> * information of how to negotiate uploading of .coded artworld^ websites
>>> * how to negotiate contacting relevant people & organisations to tell
>>> them their material has been .coded
>>> * documentation - if any - of negotiations regarding the .coding of
>>> artworld sites.
>>> * compressed files of .coded sites to download.
>>> * the look, and reflections on it, of the WAG.
>>> There are a fair few "artworlds" - e.g. http://plausibleartworlds.org/
>>> to begin with.
>>> In this instance, the practice is negotiating with the art environment
>>> that is geared towards sustaining cultural activities - at times
>>> critical as well - through numerical & power motivated investments &
>>> gains. (ie an art environment that is mainly interested in the
>>> transcendence of cultural elements into various forms of power, rather
>>> than an interest in, for example, forms of art..)
>>> .coded (DotCoded) files are documents that their extensions was
>>> changed to .code. This is done to indicate that people can open these
>>> files as the binary or text code they are stored with. The intention
>>> is to view the code rather than the image/s or read the text, etc..
>>> Aharon's website: http://aharonic.net/how-to-practice-show-show-at-wag
>>> Chiara Passa - new media artist
>>> chiarapassa at gmail.com
>>> http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiara_Passa (Ita)
>>> Find me also: http://www.chiarapassa.it/socialnetworks.html
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>> Dave Miller
>> UNESCO Chair in New Media Forms of the Book, University of Bedfordshire
>> Sherwood Rise: http://itsthetruth.org
>> Project research: http://augmentedwonder.blogspot.co.uk/
>> Portfolio: http://davemiller.org
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> Chiara Passa - new media artist
> chiarapassa at gmail.com
> http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiara_Passa (Ita)
> Find me also: http://www.chiarapassa.it/socialnetworks.html
Chiara Passa - new media artist
chiarapassa at gmail.com
Find me also: http://www.chiarapassa.it/socialnetworks.html
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