Some new bookcover design for an upcoming release at Greyscale Press…Read more "NN bookcover design"
I was busy this last few days working with the export functionality of Wikipedia (some new Greyscale publications upcoming shortly…). A quick overview: in the end of 2007, the Wikimedia Foundation announces its collaboration with a German start-up, PediaPress, aiming at developing an export function that would allow “high quality print and word processor copies”…Read more "The Wikipedia ecosystem expands (or: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly)"
Click to Play A walk through Google Street View, captured January 9th 2010. Locations include Spain, Italy, Japan. Part of the project Low-Rez Stories, generating cinematic journeys from robotic webcam imagery. Soundtrack: Clock DVA, The Operators, 1992. Project site: https://low-rez.tvRead more "[Low-Rez] GoogleStreetWalk #1"
My project Low-Rez Stories, which was recently exhibited in Zurich, should become very active during 2010. A show is already scheduled for July 2010, during the NIFF film festival in Neuchatel. Also, a little booklet has been released, featuring an essay by Isabelle Arvers. You may have a look at the PDF here: https://low-rez.tv/data/LowRez_booklet_fr.pdf Finally,…Read more "Low-Rez Stories: some news"
Some pictures from the N3krozoft Ltd showcase at Dock18, Zurich (December 11th 2009).Read more "Dock18 showcase"
I just finished editing the first volume of the ZKP re-edition series, available from today through Greyscale Press / lulu.com. ZKP — Zentral Komitee Proceedings — was a xerox zine/reader compiled by contributors of the Nettime mailing-list, and distributed at tactical media events between 1995 – ’97. The texts are still available through several online…Read more "ZKP volume 1 published on Greyscale"
My collegue Kim Xupei just handed me this information over, after some debugging he did in order to figure out why the nice open source font DejaVu is systematically crashing Adobe CS apps… Whate came out of the research is that : a) the latest official version 2.30 solves a crashing issue of the DejaVu…Read more "DejaVu working in Adobe CS, finally!"
A storytelling spectacle, based on Lewis Caroll’s “Alice in wonderland/beyond the mirror”, presented at “La Fureur de Lire” Festival in Geneva. Presented on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th September 2009, at Théâtre Pitoeff. The project, organized by storyteller Deirdre Foster, centered on the illustrations by Thomas Perrino, which I was re-mixing and projecting in almost…Read more "Alice @ la fureur de lire"
I just posted on Vimeo some raw extracts from this afternoon’s video rehearsal, for a storytelling spectacle based on Lewis Caroll’s “Alice in wonderland/beyond the mirror”. This performance will be presented this Saturday, September 26th, 17h30, at “La Fureur de Lire” festival, Théâtre Pitoeff, Geneva. While the artist and illustrator Thomas Perino is revealing his…Read more "Alice: rehearsal tapes"
The Swiss implementation of Google StreetView is making the headlines… In the midst of the current identity-crisis of the banking community, while a diplomatic cold war is going on with Lybia, this feels almost like another symbolic attack on the country’s self-esteem and sovereignty. During the summer months, Google’s camera-equipped cars have recorded different swiss…Read more "Google StreetView"