restricted access   Volume 24, Number 2, April 1991

Table of Contents

Connectivity: Art and Interactive Telecommunications

Roy Ascott and Carl Eugene Loeffler

Color Plates


Modem Dialing Out

pp. 113-114


Connectivity: Art and Interactive Telecommunications

pp. 115-117

General and Theoretical Articles

The Cosmic and the Digital Code

pp. 119-121

Technology, Artistic Production and the ‘Aesthetics of Communication’

pp. 123-125

Art Works As Organic Communications Systems

pp. 127-130

Communication Arts for a New Spatial Sensibility

pp. 131-135

Aesthetics and Telecommunications Systems

pp. 137-138

The Many Worlds of Art, Science and the New Technologies

pp. 139-144

Music Is Duty-Free: Sending Sounds across Borders

pp. 145-146

Art and Telecommunications—10 Years On

pp. 147-152

Cultural Implications of Integrated Media

pp. 153-158

Oracular Art and the Global Telecommunications Net

pp. 159-161

Primary Devices: Artists’ Strategic Use of Video, Computers and Telecommunications Networks

pp. 163-166

Electronic Space in Contemporary Australian Art—Practice and Theory

pp. 167-170

The Prompt and Virtual Reality

pp. 171-173

Noise on the Line: Emerging Issues in Telecommunications-Based Art

pp. 175-177

Specific Projects

The Artwork Nave di Luce: A Journey into Telematics, Art and Music

pp. 179-183

Lines: A Project by Stéphan Barron and Sylvia Hansmann

pp. 185-186

Reversing the Lens System: The DAX Group in 1991

pp. 187-188

Art, Images, Communications and Children

pp. 189-192

Netdrama: An Online Environmental Scheme

pp. 193-194

Uncle Roger, an Online Narrabase

pp. 195-202

Telecommunications Art and Play: Intercities São Paulo/Pittsburgh

pp. 203-206

A Sequence of Video-to-Video Installations Illustrating the Together/Separate Principle, with Reference to Two-Way Interactive Cable TV Systems

pp. 207-211

Notes on Telecommunications Art: Shifting Paradigms

pp. 213-214

City Portraits: An Experience in the Interactive Transmission of Imagination

pp. 215-219

Let the People Play: How Improvised Sounds and Telecommunications Can Let Everyone Participate

pp. 221-222

The Creation of A Living Library™: An International Network of Interactive Life Frames

pp. 223-226

Art/Science Forum

An Electronic Arts Network for Australia

p. 227

Poetry Online

pp. 227-228

Fineart Forum and F.A.S.T.: Experiments in Electronic Publishing in the Arts

pp. 228-230

The Matrix Artists’ Network: An Electronic Community

pp. 230-231


p. 232


Ornitorrinco: Exploring Telepresence and Remote Sensing

p. 233

The Poly-Phone

pp. 233-234

Hidden Bearers: An Exquisite Corpse Online

p. 234

Still Life/Alive

pp. 234-235


Chronology and Working Survey of Select Telecommunications Activity

pp. 236-240

Current Literature

Synthesis: Visual Arts in the Electronic Culture ed. by Manfred Esenbeis and Heide Hagenbolling (review)

p. 241

Beyond Vision by John Darius (review)

pp. 241-242

Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence by Hans Moravec (review)

pp. 242-243

Inside the Robot Kingdom: Japan, Mechatronics, and the Coming Robotopia by Frederik L. Schodt (review)

p. 243

Tools for Thought: the People and Ideas Behind the Next Computer Revolution by Howard Rheingold (review)

pp. 243-244

Artificial Life ed. by Christopher G. Langton (review)

p. 244

Artificial Life ed. by Christopher G. Langton (review)

p. 245

Text, Context and Hypertext: Writing with and for The Computer ed. by Edward Barrett, and: Society Of Text: Hypertext, Hypermedia And The Social Construction Of Information ed. by Edward Barrett (review)

pp. 245-246

!%@:: A Directory Of Electronic Mail Addressing And Networks by Rick Adams, Donnalyn Frey (review)

p. 246

The Matrix: An Atlas of World Telecommunications by John S. Quarterman (review)

p. 247

Signal: Communication Tools for the Information Age by Kevin Kelley (review)

p. 247

Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation ed. by Brian Wallis (review)

p. 247

Postmodern Currents: Art and the Artists in the Age of Electronic Media by Margot Lovejoy (review)

pp. 247-248

Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty (review)

pp. 248-249

The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy through a Maze of Computer Espionage by Clifford Stoll (review)

p. 249


Advanced Imaging

p. 249

Computers and Art Issues of Content (review)

p. 249

Mondo 2000

p. 250

2600: The Hacker Quarterly

p. 250


pp. 250-252

Art and Telecommunications Glossary

Art And Telecommunications Glossary

pp. 253-258