For quite some time I had a catalogue from the IDFA documentary film festival before my eyes. On the cover it said that “now it’s time to watch with your brain again.” Is that what the documentary form is about? I doubt it, yet it set my mind thinking about the documentary form.
Have been playing a bit of Mah Jong today and the program I used was slightly different from what I’m used to. Whenever you get stuck - and if you know Mah Jong that’s easy - there is the option to reshuffle the tiles! Thus the morale of the game is that whenever you get stuck, reshuffle the tiles, break out of locked positions! The name of the game will change.
Rider Haggard’s fin-de-siècle novel She is an adventure novel, an early Indiana Jones, of the colonial age. She is short for She who must be obeyed, a white queen whose name is Ayesha and the protagonist of the novel. In the novel, a Cambridge professor travels to the heart of darkness (yes, Conrad is here too) that is SHE.
Looking at the UNESCO/WSIS Declaration of Principles for the internet, it becomes clear that the declaration rejects the bifurcation of, on the one, the information society as part of globalization on corporate terms and the subsequent increase in the digital divide and, on the other, knowledge societies that rely on affordable, free and open-source software and diversity in formats that enable global accessability regardless of the underlying technology.
lalalangue, which was a QTVR, has now been updated to 360° images and once again again it can be played with. Check it out!Take a spin with it here!
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Digital art and textual [dis]pleasures - the erratic vibrancy, evanescence and intangibility of the text/work - interfaces with the erotic body [electrified]