performance + live audiovisual
may 2, 2003. 20 h
sala metrònom. c/ fusina, 9
The dissemination, use and social appropriation of new technologies
are creating a new world.
The worldwide coordinated protests against war, were just the latest
manifestation of the movements that have been enabled by the Internet,
like the hacker, free software, peer-to-peer or open scientific
knowledge movements. And this fundamental change is just beginning.
Another world is not only possible -its happening.
This emerging technological culture acts as a synthesizer of art,
science and traditional knowledge, that in turn fuels the evolutionary
change of our species. The networked digital information and apps
are the contemporary cultural artifacts, a shared ground for a new
planetary culture. *context project aims to contribute to the appropriation
and dissemination of this emerging culture as a new 'art de vivre.'
Our way is to publish *context weblog <http://straddle3.net/context/>.
A weblog (sometimes called a blog or a newspage or a filter) is
a format -dated log format- and content -"log of our times"-
approach for a web site. At same time are a research platform for
real time communication and social networks. *context weblog acts
as a filter and context provider, track technological culture and
offer digest of news on art, science and technology, and their intersections.
The info resources link to the original sources, adopt a transdisciplinar
approach and face contradictory paradigms. The flow of information
is processed for sampling, mapping and experiencing the new cultural
On May 2, 2003, at Metrònom we will present context project
concept through a live experience by the context_live team:
> josep saldaña
> fernando casañas
> beatriz liebe
(with iluminations by dramatist andres kalawski)