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Aether9

$20.00

Description

A book based on the archives of aether9, a collaborative adventure exploring the danger zones of networked audio-visual live performance.

This book was produced in an intense sprint and some after shocks from June to September 2012, starting from the gathering of the project archives. The source files are available at http://git.constantvzw.org/?p=osp.work.aether9.git;a=tree

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Credits

Copy editing
Audrey Samson, Manuel Schmalstieg

Design
Gijs de Heij, Ludivine Loiseau, Pierre Marchand (Open Source Publishing, Brussels)
Composed in modified Karla, Crimson Text and Consola Mono fonts.
Layouted in ConTeXt and Inkscape. The pdf found its way through OSPImpose.

Printing
Geers Printing, Gent – Belgium.
Printed on Olin Regular absolute White.

More information about the project:
http://aether9.org

1 review for Aether9

  1. I profoundly enjoyed reading the Aether9 book published late October by Greyscale Press. The book is based on the archives of aether9, a collaborative adventure exploring the danger zones of networked audio-visual live performance. (from 2007)

    we have perhaps overlooked that we must not only play but play together? – let’s consider each other as an orchestra and truly imagine what it sound like when all musicians are playing solo at the same time … – non-slick, pixelated aesthetic challenges many important hypes : -the constant “newness” of new media-the ever higher resolution and the misguided idea that these things contribute to the value of the message – how to write an efficient script: – it feels as if we are squeezed between the contradiction of doing real experimentation and being entertaining. – never in complete control

    The whole book (it smells deliciously of printer-ink) feels very familiar and makes me for a second time regret I didn’t meet the group earlier when they were still actively performing. I do hope we will be able to hear more about the project in the next Cyposium. What would they think to be the pitfalls and possibilities of remote artistic collaboration?

    So strange to me, recognizing all kind of problematics in the aether9 work that I am still researching – why did they stop?, did they stop? Are there articles, insightfull texts about the work? Where can I find scripts?

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