Found in a Stroud Green cafe: if:book associates Toni Lebusque and Simon Fox at work on Mofohob, our forthcoming schools project, to be piloted this Summer in four UK secondary schools. More news soon.
Found on Facebook - latest news of a project inspired by the Institute for the Future of the Book's concept of the networked book:
We are pleased to announce the winners of our international juried competition, “Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art)”. They are, ANNE HELMOND, PATRICK LICHTY, ANNA MUNSTER, MARISA OLSON, and KAZYS VARNELIS.
Each will receive a commission of $3,000 to develop a chapter that will be open for revision, commentary, and translation. “Networked” will launch on July 1, 2009.
The runners-up are Ele Carpenter, Christine Nadir, Mark Shepard, and Jason Freeman.
NETWORKED COMMITTEE: Steve Dietz (Northern Lights, MN) :: Martha CC Gabriel (net artist, Brazil) :: Geert Lovink (Institute for Network Cultures, The Netherlands) :: Nick Montfort (Massachusetts Institute for Technology, MA) :: Anne Bray (LA Freewaves, LA) :: Sean Dockray (Telic Arts Exchange, LA) :: Jo-Anne Green (NRPA, MA) :: Eduardo Navas (newmediaFIX) :: Helen Thorington (NRPA, NY)
NETWORKED PARTNERS: New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (NRPA) :: newmediaFIX :: LA Freewaves :: Telic Arts Exchange.
LAUNCH EVENTS: Digicult :: Freewaves :: Re:live 09 :: Telic Arts Exchange :: Upgrade! Boston :: your name here (contact firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.
"A networked book is an open book designed to be written, edited and read in a networked environment." - Institute for the Future of the Book
The view from if:book towers this morning