quigley on Tue, 30 Apr 2002 02:13:02 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> GENERATION FLASH: Lev / Sawad

Mark, I agree there's very little by way of an aesthetic language for 
interactive works.  Could you say a bit more about "the aesthetic of 
interactivity" and the extent to which these aspects of a work might be 
perceived and appreciated on the user/viewer end?


On Monday, April 29, 2002, at 12:15 AM, napier wrote:

> To discuss software art
> solely in terms of what appears on the screen is like discussing the 
> Spiral
> Jetty in terms of the quality of the rubble used to build it.  What 
> appears
> on the screen is one part of the work, often a fairly small part.  The 
> meat
> of the artwork is in *how* the screen was created...At this point I 
> haven't heard a language for describing this aesthetic of interactivity.

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