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30 JUNE 2012

Internet Cafés: hybrids involving analogue and digital, virtual and real

"Terms like 'Internet café' or 'cybercafé' bring us right back to the 90s along with phrases like 'web page' or 'digital divide', which were invented to describe new hybrids involving analog and digital, virtual and real as well as the present and near future.

It's not that these terms have grown obsolete. It's rather that these 20th–century phenomena they once described have outgrown their terminology. They were born as metaphors, but over time turned into idioms, and their analog parts were the first [to] lose their original meanings. People who did not witness the emergence of the web do not fully understand why browser content is still called a 'page'. It's has also become unclear what public internet access facilities have in common with cafés, yet we continue calling them 'internet cafés' or 'cybercafés'."

(Olia Lialina, 2012–01–10)

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Simon Perkins
10 MARCH 2009

Art and Education: an e-mail press release service

"Art&Education is an e–mail press release service announcing significant cultural events at universities worldwide as well as academic employment positions available in the visual arts.

Our mailing list comprises over 40,000 international artists, writers, art historians, curators, professors, and other visual arts professionals. [...] All announcements will be archived on our site, creating a valuable, free research tool for both art lovers and art professionals."

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Fig.1 Agnes Denes. Wheatfield – A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, downtown Manhattan, New York, NY Photograph by © Agnes Denes, 1982.

Fig.2 Interior view of La Cédille qui Sourit, ca. 1968. Photo © Jacques Strauch and Michou Strauch–Barelli. Courtesy Estate of Robert Filliou and Galerie Nelson–Freeman, Paris.

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2006 • academic employment positions • announcementsart and education • art professionals • art schoolsart students • CalArts • California Institute of the Arts • Columbia Universitycontemporary artcontemporary art exhibitionscontemporary art publicationscontemporary art symposiacreative practice • cultural events • culturedaily digeste-fluxe-mail listeducational programmesGoldsmiths College (University of London) • international journals • international networkmailing list • Malmo Art Academy • New Yorknews digestPiet Zwart Institutepraxis • Stadelschule • universitiesvisual art academicsvisual art professionalsvisual artsYale UniversityZentrum fur Kunst und MedientechnologieZKM

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Simon Perkins
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