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A Travel Guide is a web-based, location-based, mobile-centric application for randomly creating short, poetic texts in the style of the travel guide. A Travel Guide has as its goal to give its visitors an alternate reading of place, through the serendipitous juxtaposition of their current location with evocative procedural text.

A Travel Guide is a 2015 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its website. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation, now celebrating 50 years of the creative spirit of emerging artists. Continue reading

Mar 23, 07:00
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Turbulence Commission: “Shadow Play - Tales of Urbanization of China” by Lily & Honglei

Turbulence Commission: Shadow Play: Tales of Urbanization of China by Lily & Honglei [Download Second Life for desktop and Layar for mobile devices]

Over the past few decades China has been urbanizing at an astounding pace. In 2013, the People’s Republic unveiled its plan to relocate 260 million people from China’s countryside to one of 21 “mega regions” by 2020 ( Such a significant shift will undoubtedly transform China’s national character, which has been predominantly agrarian for millennia. Shadow Play weaves three interfaces, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Physical Reality (PR), and combines the past and present — through time-honored imagery, paint, “shadow play,” and new media technologies — to immerse participants in the realities of contemporary China. Continue reading

Jun 3, 20:00
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Turbulence Commission: “From the Valley of the Deer” by Jillian McDonald

Turbulence Commission: From the Valley of the Deer by Jillian McDonald [For mobile devices]: From the Valley of the Deer is an augmented reality artwork based on Valley of the Deer, a video installation produced in Scotland in 2013. In each city where the installation is exhibited, local GPS coordinates will be haunted by characters and scenes from the video, discoverable on walking tours near the exhibition site. These apparitions may also be stumbled upon as ‘Points of Interest’ by passersby, the locations visited long after by spirits of a distant valley.

From the Valley of the Deer is a 2013 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was funded by the Jerome Foundation, now celebrating 50 years of the creative spirit of emerging artists. Continue reading

Feb 17, 15:32
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Turbulence Commission: iSkyTV

Turbulence Commission: iSkyTV by the Institute for Infinitely Small Things, with Sophia Brueckner [For desktops and mobile devices]:

iSkyTV is a networked art project that detects the user’s location and animates the Google Street View sky above their heads. The project is a reimagining of “Sky TV” — Yoko Ono’s famed video work from 1966 — that brought the outside space inside the gallery. In contrast, iSkyTV brings the interior space of the database outside and invites viewers to reflect on a world in which our natural resources and landscapes have been digitized, databased, copyrighted and archived.

iSkyTV is a 2012 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Continue reading

Jun 19, 11:27
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Digital Art and the Urban Environment [us NYC]

[Image: Handheld Histories as Hyper-Monuments by Carmin Karasic, 2007] Digital Art and the Urban Environment: Symposium, Art Exhibition, and Scholarly Volume :: October 4, 2013 :: Pace University, Downtown Manhattan, New York City :: Call for Participation — Deadline: July 13, 2013.

Digital and new media artists utilize innovations in locative media, tracking technologies, telecommunication networks, and novel computer interfaces to craft artworks that create new ways to connect with the city. Just as their predecessors transformed urban neighborhoods, such as New York’s SoHo and Chelsea, through their energy and imagination, today’s artists are altering our perceptions of, and relationships with, urban space though their digital inventions and interventions. Continue reading

Jun 15, 15:18
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Project 929: Mapping the Solar

Project 929: Mapping the SolarAugmented Bike Ride as Performative Intervention by Joseph DeLappe :: May 19-29, 2013 :: LIVE STREAM. Continue reading

May 18, 12:49
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Jodi: “Goodmorning Goodnight” @ Whitney Artport

JODI: “goodmorning goodnight” :: A new project in the Sunrise/Sunset series @ sunset or sunrise, New York time (Next Sunset: 5:54 PM Next Sunrise: 6:20 AM): Continue reading

Mar 8, 10:42
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Open Air [us Philadelphia]

Association for Public Art Presents Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Open Air :: until October 14, 2012; Nightly, 8:00-11:00 pm :: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA.

The Association for Public Art in Philadelphia (aPA, formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) presents the world premiere of Open Air by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Open Air is a spectacular interactive light experience directed by participants’ voices and GPS locations, illuminating the night sky from Philadelphia’s historic Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Inspired by the city’s rich tradition of democracy and respect for free speech, Open Air was created specifically for Philadelphia and for participation by the general public. Continue reading

Oct 2, 14:36
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“Border Bumping” by Julian Oliver

Border Bumping is a work of dislocative media that situates cellular telecommunications infrastructure as a disruptive force, challenging the integrity of national borders.

As we traverse borders our cellular devices hop from network to network across neighbouring territories, often before or after we ourselves have arrived. These moments, of our device operating in one territory whilst our body continues in another, can be seen to produce a new and contradictory terrain for action.

Running a freely available, custom-built smartphone application, Border Bumping agents collect cell tower and location data as they traverse national borders in trains, cars, buses, boats or on foot. Moments of discrepancy at the edges are logged and uploaded to the central Border Bumping server, at the point of crossing. Continue reading

Aug 22, 16:11
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Live Stage: Coming Soon! [us NYC]

Coming Soon! Explorations in Urban Renewal from the Physical to the Virtual by Stephanie Rothenberg, part of “Art Environment Action!” exhibition :: Opening: September 27, 2012; 6:00 - 9:00 pm :: Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s (SJDC), 66 Fifth Avenue (at 13th Street), New York. Continue reading

Aug 22, 13:15
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Turbulence Works

These are some of the latest works commissioned by's net art commission program.
A More Subtle Perplex A Temporary Memorial Project for Jobbers' Canyon Built with ConAgra Products A Travel Guide A.B.S.M.L. Ars Virtua Artist-in-Residence (AVAIR) (2007) Awkward_NYC besides, Bonding Energy Bronx Rhymes Cell Tagging Channel TWo: NY Condition:Used Constellation Over Playas Data Diaries Domain of Mount Greylock—Video Portal Eclipse Empire State Endgame: A Cold War Love Story From the Valley of the Deer FUJI spaces and other places Global Direct Google Variations Gothamberg Grafik Dynamo Grow Old Handheld Histories as Hyper-Monuments html_butoh I am unable to tell you I'm Not Stalking You; I'm Socializing iLib Shakespeare (the perturbed sonnet project) INTERP Invisible Influenced iPak - 10,000 songs, 10,000 images, 10,000 abuses iSkyTV Journal of Journal Performance Studies Killbox L-Carrier Les Belles Infidèles look art Lumens My Beating Blog MYPOCKET No Time Machine Nothing Happens: a performance in three acts Nothing You Have Done Deserves Such Praise Oil Standard Panemoticon Peripheral n°2: KEYBOARD Playing Duchamp Plazaville Psychographics: Consumer Survey Recollecting Adams School of Perpetual Training Searching for Michelle/SFM Self-Portrait Shadow Play: Tales of Urbanization of China ShiftSpace Commissions Program Social Relay Mail Space Video Spectral Quartet Superfund365, A Site-A-Day text_ocean The Xanadu Hijack This and that thought. Touching Gravity 2/Tilt Tumbarumba Tweet 4 Action Urban Attractors and Private Distractors We Ping Good Things To Life Wikireuse Without A Trace WoodEar Word Market You Don't Know Me [ openspace ] wilderness []
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