Since 1990 the Electronic Frontier Foundation has defended free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights online. Bogus copyright and trademark complaints have threatened all kinds of creative expression on the Internet. EFF’s Hall Of Shame collects the worst of the worst.
DeBeer’s attempt to take down New York Times Special Edition website is listed on the EFF’s Hall of Shame. I am proud.
When using PayPal for the Utopia Letterpress Print I want people to set their own price. PayPal offers a “Donate” button, but I wasn’t asking for donations. People are purchasing something, they’re just setting their own price for it. These PayPal buttons would not work for Karl Marx.
“From each according to his ability, to each according to his need” -Karl Marx
New York Times - Art Made at the Speed of the Internet: Don’t Say ‘Geek’; Say ‘Collaborator’
ArtForum - Phreaks and Geeks
Rhizome - Photos of 7on7
PSFK - When Artists Meet Programmers
BoingBoing - Rhizome’s 7on7
Article about the Cruel Weather Middle Eastern film festival at Aberdeen’s Peacock gallery. The article includes an interview with Jay Murphy and a description of Identities in Motion, my solo show.
The post was originally by the wonderful Regine Debatty. Here
August 11th, 2009
Daily Star, Lebanon
“Nostalgia tinkling at the ivories”
Daniel Hai and my visuals at the Guy Manoukian concert in Beiteddine on August 9th, 2009 moved the audience, and the press. Article here. The concert went great, over 4000 attendees (full house), very high energy in the audience and great feedback! Pictures soon.
"Beam Me Up" is an online exhibition for Xcult.org's ongoing exhibition about space, for which Sarah Cook of CRUMB, the Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss, and Eyebeam Curatorial Research Associate, commissioned new work by artists and scientists, Jayanne English, Alec Finlay, Eyebeam Alum Joe Winter, and Eyebeam Jamie O'Shea.
As much as I like it, more than any other site the commenters on YouTube can be surprisingly, well, horrible. In my research I found this was true even on videos of the highest-of-high culture. Operas and symphonies had the same hostile, petty, and juvenile comments as nearly any other video on the site.