Janneke Adema is a PhD student at Coventry University currently writing a dissertation on the future of the monograph. Her research practice focuses on issues of openness, remix, authorship and integrity, through which she explores and critically analyses the discourse and power struggle surrounding the scholarly monograph. Her research, which can be seen as both […]Continue Reading →
Randall Packer is an internationally acclaimed multimedia artist and composer, creating works that have pioneered the integration of interactive media, installation, and live performance. His work has been performed and exhibited at galleries, museums, theaters, and festivals throughout the world. In 2001, he founded the US Department of Art & Technology in Washington, DC and […]Continue Reading →
David J. Gunkel is Presidential Teaching Professor of Communication at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Hacking Cyberspace (Westview, 2001), Thinking Otherwise: Philosophy, Communication, Technology (Purdue University Press, 2007) and The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI and Robotics (MIT Press, 2012). He is the co-editor of Transgression 2.0: Media, Culture, and the […]Continue Reading →
Aaron Angello is a poet and artist living in Denver, CO. His poems have appeared in a number of journals and his performances, videos, and installations are out there, too. He teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he is pursuing his PhD.
Discovering Your Passion & Making Money […]Continue Reading →
Rick Silva’s art has shown in exhibitions and festivals worldwide, including Transmediale (Germany), Futuresonic (U.K.), and Sonar (Spain). His art and research has been supported through grants and commissions from places such as Turbulence, Rhizome, and The Whitney Museum of American Art. Rick has performed live multimedia works in London at E:VENT Gallery, Tokyo at […]Continue Reading →
This week’s guest blogger Nicholas O’Brien is an artist, writer, curator, and educator of art that exists around the web. Although he is reluctant and skeptical of determining his practice through any one discipline or medium, he does often use video, sound, text, performance, and installation as tools to explore how culture of/on the screen […]Continue Reading →
remixthebook Guest Blogger Curt Cloninger is an artist, writer, and Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville. His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. By layering, restructuring, hashing, eroding, exhausting, and (dis)splaying language, he causes language […]Continue Reading →
The Society of the Spectacle (A Digital Remix) is a ten-minute DVD art-loop that uses source material from the writing, images, recordings, and other psychogeographical wanderings of arch-Situationist and French philosopher Guy Debord. The art work is composed by members of DJRABBI, a digital art collective of political activists, and includes Mark Amerika, Rick Silva, and Trace Reddell.Continue Reading →
The word processor’s text is a “thrown” game, a result that has been predicted. Can this thrown result be distinguished from my own text — or is this too a thrown game, achieved by different means?
A throw of the dice will never abolish chance
Are all remixologists always already “throwing the game” […]Continue Reading →
In Toward A Philosophy of Photography, Flusser writes:
The task of the philosophy of photography is to question photographers about freedom, to probe their practice in pursuit of freedom.
And this continual probing, he continues, requires that the artist develop a “strategy of playing against the camera.”
How can contemporary artists further probe their practice […]Continue Reading →