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



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Christina, lurking with a smile

> From: Matthew Garelick <mgarelick@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 10:00:30 -0400
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] The 12hr ISBN-JPEG Project
>
> { brad brace } wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
>
> Actually, I begin to sense tedious pretension, accompanied by the sort
> of cloudy language generally used to conceal a lack of ideas.
>
> And I know, I should just delete it quietly rather than kvetching, and
> possibly starting another unwelcome flame war, but my weekly BS
> threshold was met and exceeded during the president's speech.
>
> Matthew
>
>
>
>
>> _  |__   __| |          /_ |__ \| |
>> | __|   | | | (_) | |  __/ (__| |_
>> __ | |  | | | |  __/  | |/ /_| | | | |
>> _  | |  | '_ \ / _ \  | | / /| '_ \| '__|
>>
>> The 12hr-ISBN-JPEG Project       >>>> posted since 1994 <<<<
>>
>> _  | |  | '_ \ / _ \  | | / /| '_ \| '__|
>> -_    | |  | |__   ___   | |  ) | |__  _ __
>> _ |  __ \         (_)          | |
>>
>> 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.
>> | __|   | | | (_) | |  __/ (__| |_
>> _  | |  | '_ \ / _ \  | | / /| '_ \| '__|
>> _| |__) | __ ___  _  ___  ___| |_
>> |_  ___/ '__/ _ \| |/ _ \/ __| __|
>> |_| _  |_|  \___/| |\___|\___|\__|
>> _          _/ |
>> _        |__/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>>>> 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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>>
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>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Matthew Garelick
> www.mattthehat.com
>
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