CONFERENCES

The 15 minutes presentations are organised within the WJ-S multi-screen environment, transformed for the occasion into a space for reflection and investigation. The online browsing through a selection of emblematic websites, chosen by the speakers, takes place simultaneously on 3 big screens.
The speakers are physically present or participate in the event through a video conference program.

WJ-SPOTS is a series of public conferences where participants (artists, critics, thinkers, inventors, researchers, curators, organisers and producers of cultural events) are invited to look back on 15 years of artistic creation on the internet.

WJ-SPOTS is a series of live conferences with a simultaneous online surf on a selection of URLs on 3 big screens.

WJ-SPOTS in an event that is webcast on the Internet, the online audience can interact with the participants on a live chat.

The events

LAUNCHING WJ-SPOTS #2 @ LA GAITE LYRIQUE - PARIS

Thursday 13 December 2012 19:00-20:30

La Gaité Lyrique, Paris
3bis Rue Papin 75003 Paris

LAUNCHING WJ-SPOTS #2 @ LA GAITE LYRIQUE PARIS

MCD invites you on thursday December 13th at 7PM to discover the new issue of MCD#69 PUBLICATION < NET ART - WJ-SPOTS#2 (Décember/January/Februaryr 2012) - Bilingual FR-UK

If, around a street corner, you happen to be hooked by a piece of street-art, the internet artists should equally surprise you when you surf the web. The network has become an essential space for creation where one can discover audio, visual, generative and interactive art, collaborative practices, telepresence projects... Artists use and hack browsers, social networks, search engines, geolocalisation, software, code.

In this issue, 58 web-activists are presenting their views on networked creation and share their list of reference websites. This snapshot of net art is the second MCD publication dedicated to this art movement, with Anne Roquigny as guest editor. WJ-SPOTS # 1, had already gathered contributions from more than 40 well known figures : artists, critics, researchers, curators, hackers...

The history and future of art on the internet. All of the contributors invite you to explore iconic works of online creation and share their thoughts on the fast developments of network art.

The artwork on the front cover, Agatha Appears, created by Olia Lialina in 1997, tells the story of Agatha, lost in a big city at night. She meets a network engineer who offers to teach her the power of the internet. Agatha then travels from one web server to another : "to understand the net, you must be inside"*...

We would particularly like to thank all the WJ-SPOTS participants and partners, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and the MCD advertisers for supporting this publication.

Carry on reading on the internet...

Anne-Cécile Worms

Free entrance register at : info@digitalmcd.com.

During the Launching 11 artistes will present their work
Atau Tanaka - www.ataut.net artist & research professor at Goldsmiths, University of London - US)
André Lozano a.k.a. Loz - http://andre-lozano.org / Artist (FR)
David Blair - http://www.waxweb.org/ Artist (US)
Evan Roth - http://www.evan-roth.com/ Artist (US)
Franck Ancel - http://twitter.com/franckancel/Zérographer (FR)
Géraldine Gomez - www.centrepompidou.fr / curator (FR)
Margrét Elísabet Ólafsdóttir - http://reykjavikmedialab.is/ research professor & art critick (IS)
Marie Petit - www.chambrebleue.eu / author & theater director (FR)
Michaël Sellam - http://michaelsellam.com/Artist (FR)
Shu Lea Cheang -http://www.mauvaiscontact.info/ media artist, conceptualist, networker & filmmaker (US)
Thomas Cheneseau - https://www.facebook.com/thomas.vaneecloorArtist, co-founder of SuPer Art Modern Museum (FR)
With the participation of Isabelle Arvers http://www.isabellearvers.com/ & Anne Laforet http://sakasama.net
At la Gaîté Lyrique, 3 bis rue papin, 75003, Paris
M° Réaumur Sébastopol / Arts et Métiers

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MCD#69

NET ART WJ_SPOTS#2

Artists take over the network

Guest Chief Editor : : Anne Roquigny

Editorial Editor : : Anne-Cécile Worms

Chief Editor : : Laurent Diouf

Visual cover : Olia Lialina "Agatha Appears" 1997

Bilingue / Bilingual Français/ Anglais - English/French

9 euros / disponible aussi au format PDF

Acheter la publication papier et pdf / Buy the paper and PFD publication

MCD : www.digitalmcd.com

WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF :
ALEJO DUQUE // ALESSANDRO LUDOVICO // ANA CARVALHO //ANDRÈS LOZANO a.k.a. Loz // ATAU TANAKA // AYMERIC MANSOUX // BRAD TROEMEL // BRIAN MACKERN // CARL.Y & LABOITEBLANCHE(((NOMUSIC))) // CHRISTIANE PAUL //CONSTANT DULLART // DANIIL (DANJA) VASILIEV // DAPHNE DRAGONA // DAVID BLAIR // DEAN WHITBREAD // DOMENICO QUARANTA // EVAN ROTH // FRANCK ANCEL // GEERT LOVINK // GENCO GÜLAN// GÉRALDINE GOMEZ // GORDAN SAVIÇIC //GWENOLA WAGON & STÉPHANE DEGOUTIN // UBERMORGEN // HEATH BUNTING // I-WEI LI// IGOR ŠTROMAJER// JEAN-BAPTISTE BAYLE// JEAN-PAUL FOURMENTRAUX// JODI // JULIEN LEVESQUE // JULIEN OTTAVI// KAREN DERMINEUR (KRN) // MAGRÉT ELISABET ÓLAFSDÓTTIR//MAJA KALOGERA //MARIA PTQK // MARIE PETIT//MICHAËL SELLAM// MILTOS MANETAS // MINDAUGAS GAPŠEVIČIUS // NICOLAS MALEVÉ // PAULA PERISSINOTTO // PEDRO SOLER // PER PLATOU // RAPHAEL BASTIDE & YANNICK ANTOINE // REYNALD DROUHIN// RICARDO MBARKHO //SAKROWSKI // SHU LEA CHEANG//STANZA //STÉPHAN BARRON // THOMAS CHENESEAU // THOMSON & CRAIGHEAD // YVES BERNARD