Monday, 2 February 2009

ne(t)w(orked book)s



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.


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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 jo@turbulence.org).

More information is available here:
http://turbulence.org/networked/guidelines.html

Join us on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=82123410550

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

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