Media, Internet and Spirituality

Net Art: The Pioneers of the Net

Michael A Rizzotti The National Museum of Art of the 21st Century in Rome (Museo Nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo─MAXXI─) is hosting an exhibit displaying the works of six artists described as “pioneers of the net”: Antoni Muntadas, Natalie Bookchin, Heath Bunting,...

Hacker-Art

Michael A Rizzotti Hacker-art refers to a combination of recycled, appropriated or replicated art and sites available in cyberspace. Among the more famous hacktivists are two Italians by the name of Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org. They have been the...

Bottom’s up

Michael A Rizzotti When i first read Albert-Lászlo Barabási’s Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life, i had a hard time understanding the premise of the book. When i read Linked a second time i...

Hypertext

Michael A Rizzotti The term hypertext was introduced by Theodore H. Nelson in the 1960’s. He defined it as “non-sequential writing ─text that branches and allows choices to the reader, best read at an interactive screen. As popularly conceived, this is a series of...

Interactivism

Michael A Rizzotti “Those who want to imitate an angel or God end up acting like asses.” Old Middle-Eastern proverb It’s been some time since our last update. As Orson Wells used to say “We will serve no wine before its time”. We also want to reassure our readers that...