[spectre] Fwd: Net Art Festival (ancona.italy 18_22.sept.2002)

Andreas Broeckmann abroeck@transmediale.de
Tue, 03 Sep 2002 13:06:34 +0200 (CEST)

Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 12:35:41 +0200
From: BananaRAM <random@exibart.com>
Subject: press release Net Art Festival (ancona.italy 18_22.sept.2002)



Italian Net.Art Festival

Location: _Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy Opening:_wednsday 18 =
September, h.18:00 Duration_ September 18- 22 2002 Visiting hours_ 10:00 =
- 22:00

STAFF_Gianluca D'Agostino (producer)_Maria Rita Silvestri (art =
director)_Valentina Tanni (curator)_ Alessandro Cannella (LAN manager)

ARTISTS_Maciej Wisniewski_ Joey Krebs_0100101110101101.ORG_ [epidemiC]_ =
Nekada_ Limiteazero_The Church of Software Thomson & Craighead_ Retroyou

INFO_ www.bananaram.org - info@bananaram.org=20

>From 18 to 22 September takes place in Ancona the first edition of =
BananaRAM, the Italian Net.Art Festival. For five days the historical =
Mole Vanvitelliana will host installations, performances and debates =
that target to present to a mass audience the Internet Art experiments, =
well known as Net.Art. Internet Art, thought to be enjoyed in the =
immateriality of cyberspace, welcomes in this case the challenge with =
the real space through installations and live performances. Artists will =
present works and talk about their research; the debate leit motiv is =
the relationship between Net.Art and unconscious needs.=20

Artworks will offer a wide view of net.art possible approaches: from the =
special browser Netomat of Maciej Wisniewski (exhibited in 2001 at =
Whitney Museum of New York), to the wap broadcasting from Los Angeles =
streets by Joey Krebs; also the virus biennale.py by =
0100101110101101.ORG, created for the Biennale d'Arte of Venice 2001. =
The software art group [epidemiC] will show their new work: the peer to =
peer AntiMafia, while Nekada presents Community Mapping. The Italian =
group Limiteazero show up with an interactive installation called Active =
Metaphore. There will be British group Thomson & Craighead, the spanish =
Retroyou, known for his impudent videogame deconstruction, and The =
Church of Software who presents the preview of the SoftAid, a beta =
version of their humanitarian help software.

BananaRAM was created by Gianluca D'Agostino, author of the CNN show The =
Art Club, Maria Rita Silvestri art writer and Valentina Tanni, expert of =
digital art and founder of Random, daily Net.Art Bulletin.

Sponsorship of Comune di Ancona e Provincia di Ancona.

Thanks to: Radio Arancia, Sirio.187 of Ancona, Banca Popolare di Ancona; =
Banca Popolare di Ancona, Hypnos Grafica e Web Design, Marineria. In =
collaboration with: RANDOM. Net Art Bulletin (random.exibart.com) and =
exibart:::Italian Art Portal (www.exibart.com).