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Re: [BKARTS] The 12hr ISBN-JPEG Project



Wow! Talk about incomprehensible and jargon! Yes, let's stick to book arts, OK?

Ginnie Mickelson


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> The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project       >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
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>  You begin to sense the byshadows that stretch from the awe of global
>  dominance. How the intersecting systems help pull us apart, leaving
>  us vague, drained, docile, soft in our inner discourse, willing to be
>  shaped, to be overwhelmed -- easy retreats, half beliefs.
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>
> > > > > Synopsis: The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project began December 30, 1994. A
> `round-the-clock posting of sequenced hypermodern imagery from Brad Brace.
> The hypermodern minimizes the familiar, the known, the recognizable; it
> suspends identity, relations and history. This discourse, far from
> determining the locus in which it speaks, is avoiding the ground on which
> it could find support. It is trying to operate a decentering that leaves
> no privilege to any center.
>
>
>                        The 12-hour ISBN JPEG Project
>                        -----------------------------
>                           began December 30, 1994
>
>
>   Pointless Hypermodern Imagery... posted/mailed every 12 hours... a
> spectral, trajective alignment for the 00`s! A continuum of minimalist
> masks in the face of catastrophe; conjuring up transformative metaphors
> for the everyday... A poetic reversibility of exclusive events...
>
>         A post-rhetorical, continuous, apparently random sequence of
> imagery...  genuine gritty, greyscale...  corruptable, compact,
> collectable and compelling convergence. The voluptuousness of the grey
> imminence: the art of making the other disappear. Continual visual impact;
> an optical drumming, sculpted in duration, on the endless present of the
> Net.
>
>   An extension of the printed ISBN-Book (0-9690745) series... critically
> unassimilable... imagery is gradually acquired, selected and re-sequenced
> over time...  ineluctable, vertiginous connections. The 12hr dialtone...
>
>                    [ see http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/netcom/books.txt ]
>
> KEYWORDS:
>
> >> Disconnected, disjunctive, distended, de-centered,
>    de-composed, ambiguous, augmented, ambilavent, homogeneous, reckless...
> >> Multi-faceted, oblique, obsessive, obscure, obdurate...
> >> Promulgated, personal, permeable, prolonged, polymorphous, provocative,
>    poetic, plural, perverse, potent, prophetic, pathological, pointless...
> >> Emergent, evolving, eccentric, eclectic, egregious, exciting,
>    entertaining, evasive, entropic, erotic, entrancing, enduring,
>    expansive...
>
>
>         Every 12 hours, another!...  view them, re-post `em, save `em,
> trade `em, print `em, even publish them...
>
> Here`s how:
>
> ~ Set www-links to ->  http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/12hr.html
>                    ->  http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/12hr.html
>                    ->  http://bbrace.net/12hr.html
>                    ->  http://noemata.net/12hr/
>
>   Look for the 12-hr-icon. Heavy traffic may require you to specify files
>   more than once! Anarchie, Fetch, CuteFTP, TurboGopher...
>
> ~ Download from ->  ftp.rdrop.com   /pub/users/bbrace
>   Download from ->  ftp.eskimo.com  /u/b/bbrace
>   Download from ->  hotline://artlyin.ftr.va.com.au
>   Download from ->  ftp://bjornmag:Sobject@xxxxxxxx/12hr/12hr.jpeg
>
>   * Remember to set tenex or binary. Get 12hr.jpeg
>
> ~ E-mail -> If you only have access to email, then you can use FTPmail to
>   do essentially the same thing. Send a message with a body of 'help' to
>   the server address nearest you:
>   *
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxx                    ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxx                     ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx               ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxx                  ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx               ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx               ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   ftpmail@xxxxxxxxxx
>   bitftp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx                  bitftp@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>   bitftp@xxxxxxxxx                      bitftp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   bitftp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx             bitftp@xxxxxxxxxxx
>   *                                     *
>
>
> ~ Mirror-sites requested! Archives too!
>   The latest new jpeg will always be named, 12hr.jpeg
>   Average size of images is only 45K.
>   *
>   Perl program to mirror ftp-sites/sub-directories:
>   src.doc.ic.ac.uk:/packages/mirror
>   *
>
> ~ Postings to usenet newsgroups:
>   12hr
>   alt.12hr
>   alt.binaries.pictures.12hr
>   alt.binaries.pictures.misc
>   alt.binaries.pictures.fine-art.misc
>
> * * Ask your system's news-administrator to carry these groups!
>   (There are also usenet image browsers: TIFNY, PluckIt, Picture Agent,
>     PictureView, Extractor97, NewsRover, Binary News Assistant, EasyNews)
>
> ~ This interminable, relentless (online) sequence of imagery began in
> earnest on December 30, 1994. The basic structure of the project has been
> over twenty-five years in the making. While the specific sequence of
> photographs has been presently orchestrated for many years` worth of
> 12-hour postings, I will undoubtedly be tempted to tweak the ongoing
> publication with additional new interjected imagery. Each 12-hour image is
> like the turning of a page; providing ample time for reflection,
> interruption, and assimilation.
>
> ~ The sites listed above also contain information on other cultural
> projects and sources.
>
> ~ A very low-volume, moderated mailing list for announcements and
> occasional commentary related to this project has been established at
> topica.com /subscribe 12hr-isbn-jpeg
>
> --
>
> This project has not received government art-subsidies. Some opportunities
> still exist for financially assisting the publication of editions of large
> (33x46") prints; perhaps (Iris giclees) inkjet duotones or extended-black
> quadtones. Other supporters receive rare copies of the first three
> web-offset printed ISBN-Books. Contributions and requests for
> 12hr-email-subscriptions, can also be made at
> http://bbrace.laughingsquid.net/buy-into.html, or by mailed cheque/check:
> $5/mo $50/yr. Art-institutions must pay for any images retained longer
> than 12 hours.
>
> --
>
> ISBN is International Standard Book Number. JPEG and GIF are types of
> image files. Get the text-file, 'pictures-faq' to learn how to view or
> translate these images. [http://www.eskimo.com/~bbrace/netcom/pictures
> -faq.html]
>
> --
> (c) Credit appreciated. Copyleft
>
> 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
>
>
>
> <bbrace@xxxxxxxxxx>
>
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> Edelpappband / "Millimeter" Binding Bind-O-Rama, Entry Deadline - October 1,
> 2005
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>
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