Monthly Archives: October 2005
Uitnodiging presentatie Incommunicado Reader & CD-ROM
Op donderdag 3 november om 15:15 uur presenteren Geert Lovink en Soenke Zehle het boek “Incommunicado Reader – Information technology for everybody else” op de conferentie Fill the Gap! in Den Haag. Wij nodigen u van harte uit, daarbij aanwezig te zijn. De Incommunicado Reader (200 pagina’s + cd-rom) bevat bijdragen van Jan Nederveen Pieterse, [...]
3 November: conferentie Fill the Gap!
Op donderdag 3 november organiseren ontwikkelingssamenwerkingsorganisatie Hivos, OneWorld en IICD de derde editie van de conferentie Fill the Gap!. Deze conferentie gaat vooraf aan de VN-top de World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), die van 16-18 november 2005 in Tunis zal plaatsvinden. Fill the Gap!-3 richt zich op onderwerpen die tijdens de VN top [...]
Design Documents Report
On October 13, 2005, V2 and Piet Zwart Institute organized Design Documents: Mapping communication in interdisciplinary and anti-disciplinary work with media, software and society. Key issue during this seminar was how interdisciplinary teams communicate with eachother, the user and the commissioner. What does a design document look like? Matthew Fuller, organizer of the event, opened [...]
WSIS WIRE now online
The second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society is approaching and the need of being updated on the current events is evident. WSIS WIRE appeals to all interested in the WSIS process and especially to those taking part in it. WSIS WIRE, an independent news service offering an updated survey of news [...]
The Facts About Open Access: a study on the effects of Open Access on scholarly journals
This study, conducted by the Kaufman-Wills Group, dispels the notion that Open Access journals do not carry out peer review or copy-editing. However, many Open Access journals conduct peer review purely in-house, and fewer do proper copy-editing for style and grammar. By and large, Open Access journals are younger than subscription journals, though some of [...]
why mister, why?
17/9 – 20/11/2005 Why Mister, Why?, by the photographer Geert van Kesteren, is an exhibition about the fanatical but disastrous American attempts to bring peace and democracy to Iraq. The exhibition is a multimedia ‘translation’ of Van Kesteren’s much-lauded and prize-winning book Why Mister, Why? (2004) to the space of a museum. In this project [...]
Cut-up.media.magazine: special issue on the art and politics of netporn In cooperation with the Institute of Network Cultures, Cut-up.media.magazine has produced a special issue on The Art and Politics of Netporn. Although a growing number of theoretical and historical porn studies have appeared over the last decades, only few have focused on the analysis of [...]