New reviews (found at http://www.com.washington.edu/rccs/) include:
Islam in the Digital Age: E-Jihad, Online Fatwas, and Cyber Islamic Environments, by Gary R. Bunt (Pluto Press, 2003)
Reviewed by Alan Sondheim, author of Being on Line: Net Subjectivity (Lusitania, 1996), Disorders of the Real (Station Hill, 1988), .echo (alt-X digital arts, 2001), Vel (Blazevox, 2004-5), Sophia (Writers Forum, 2004) and The Wayward (Salt, 2004).
Reviewed by Robert Tynes, adjunct faculty member at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Windows and Mirrors: Interaction Design, Digital Art, and the Myth of Transparency, by Jay David Bolter and Diane Gromala (MIT Press, 2003)
Reviewed by Richard Holeton, head of Residential Computing at Stanford University, author of Figurski at Findhorn on Acid (Eastgate Systems, 2001) and Composing Cyberspace: Identity, Community, and Knowledge in the Electronic Age (McGraw-Hill, 1998).
E-Commerce and Cultural Values, edited by Theerasak Thanasankit (Idea Group Publishing, 2003)
Reviewed by Kirk St.Amant, assistant professor of technical communication at Texas Tech University.
In the current issue of TEKKA, you'll find reviews of:
Hello World by Sue Thomas (Raw Nerve Books, 2004) - reviewed by Greg Beatty
The Cinema Effect by Sean Cubitt (MIT Press, 2004) - reviewed by Adrian Miles
White graphics: the power of white in graphic design by Gail Deibler Finke
(Rockport Publishers Inc, 2001)- reviewed by Brandon Barr
This year's Summer Literary Seminar in St. Petersburg includes a week-long hypertext seminar led by Noah Wardrip-Fruin.
This is the first time they've offered a hypertext course. More info, including enrollment, at:
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through April.
Journal of Digital Information, JoDi, has moved to http://jodi.tamu.edu/
OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES:
Los Angeles Center For Digital Art Juried Show
Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
107 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
LACDA announces our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of 2D artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable.
The selected winner recieves 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $1500-$2000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our gallery from June 9-July 2, 2005. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.
Second place prizes: Five second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24x36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in upcoming group shows. Second place winners will be scheduled into group shows within twelve months of announcement of winners. Consideration is given to placing these works in shows appropriate to their style, genre and/or content. These shows will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists.
Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.
Deadline for entries:
May 22, 2005
Winners will be announced May 29, 2005.
Registration fee is $30US.
For questions email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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