Monthly Archives for October 2003

adsonore

Natasha Barrett’s Adsonore is a sound installation in the highest stairwell of the brand new building for basic biological sciences. I went to explore it today. The building’s only a ten minute walk from my home; it’s where medical and … Continue reading

31. October 2003 by Jill
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sms billboard art

Perfectly timed for my article, today’s Net Art News from Rhizome is titled “Jenny Holzer meets Rafael Lozano-Hemmer” and describes a new public installation by Brazilian artist Giselle Beiguelman, ‘Poetrica‘. Rhizome’s free on Fridays, so make use of it now … Continue reading

31. October 2003 by Jill
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ready, set, write

Today I need to finish my article on electronic art in public spaces. I’m procrastinating like mad, so this post is going to be my personal motivator, like I did when I was trying to finish my PhD before last … Continue reading

31. October 2003 by Jill
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making it mine

My new computer finally arrived, and I’ve spent every spare hour creating it in my image: adding my photos, my documents, my friends, my connections, my links, my colours, my appointments, my preferences. It can talk with my phone so … Continue reading

31. October 2003 by Jill
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blogging under constraint

The 100 by 100 Project: one hundred posts, one hundred words each. (via Hanna)

30. October 2003 by Jill
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second hand words

I’ve just written my first recommendation for a student. She’s a wonderful student, so it’s a pleasure, and it’s just to the faculty so she’ll get a bit of funding to go to a conference she’s impressively enough had a … Continue reading

29. October 2003 by Jill
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auroras

There was a huge explosion on the sun today which means that during the next two or three nights we might get to see spectacular auroras or northern lights here in the northern hemisphere, maybe as far south as France … Continue reading

28. October 2003 by Jill
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toilets

An index of toilets in videogames. It’s in Russian, but non-Russian-speakers can scroll down to a nice list of game titles, neatly linked to screenshots of their toilets. Few of which actually virtually work, but at least you can look … Continue reading

28. October 2003 by Jill
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clara holst

I’ll be defending my doctorate just a fortnight shy of a hundred years after the first woman in Norway was awarded her doctoral degree.

27. October 2003 by Jill
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reflection

Today it rained, or rather, it misted, soft drops of moisture hanging in the air. They call it yr in Norwegian. The same word describes the excitement of springtime: blood rushing through the veins, the desire to live and love. … Continue reading

27. October 2003 by Jill
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