The Web Biennial 2005 organized by Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum

WB05 Closing Events: Presentation in Athens, Concert
in Vancouver and Live Streaming from Istanbul


The Web Biennial 2005 organized by Istanbul
Contemporary Art Museum, will be presented in Athens,
Greece > > > > > at the Hellenic American Union's
place in Athens, Massalias 22 street
(
http://www.hau.gr/hau/en/home.html) > > > > > > > > >
> during 5-16 December 2005. Opening will be on
December 5, 2005 at 20:30 (GMT + 2). Dimitrios Fotiou,
together with
artopos.org http://www.artopos.org and>
> > > > the Hellenic American Union are organizing the
show. > > > > > > > > > > They will use 14 public
computers with full equipment, 3-4 video projectors
and > > > > > > >a web camera in order to broadcast
the opening to all of us.> > > > > > > > > >


Also same day between 20:30 - 22:30(GMT + 2) we will
have a Live Hotmails Concert a group from Vancuver.
Here is their statement: > > > > > > > > > > The
Hotmails is an Internet punk project > > produced > >
> > by > > > > > internationally exhibiting Media
Artists > > Alberto > > > > > Guedea (Mexico) and
Jeremy Turner (Canada). > > For > > > > this > > > > >
project, Turner and Guedea perform as an > > Internet
> > > > > punk band in attempts to evolve Internet Art
> > from > > > > > that of a dry archival database to
a > > rebellious > > > > > purveyor of direct
experience
as > > > > performance > > > > art. > > >
> > > > > > > The Hotmails audio works are
computerized > > > > > compositions made out of
samples taken from > > > > classic > > > > > and
contemporary punk and metal bands that > > > > >
accentuate and investigate the nostalgic > > cliches >
> > > > surrounding the Punk aesthetic and > >
sensibility. > > > > > Considered the first VoIPUNK
project on the > > Net, > > > > The > > > > > Hotmails
stream from Vancouver, through the > > > > Hotmail > >
> > > voice-chat service MSN and other Voice-Over > >
> > Internet > > > > > Protocol (VoIP) platforms
(Skype, Google > > Talk), to > > > > > artist-run
centres and happenings around the > > > > world. > > >
> > > > > > > This project is a manifestation of
William > > > > Gibson's > > > > > Cyberpunk in its
purest form. > > > > > > > > > >
www.thehotmails.com >
> <

During these opening and concert we will broadcast
live from Istanbul and we will get live connections
from New York and Groningen. Hope to see you than at
http://webbiennial.org/ or the Party in Istanbul will
be at "galataPerform" > > > > > @ Buyuk Hendek Caddesi
No: 37 Galata Kuledibi Beyoglu Istanbul.

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