Editorial: Nisar Keshvani
Last month, you read Filipino artist Fatima Lasay's pre-cursor to
'Geo|centr|e|i|city - The Earth as Center' Simply click our image
of the month
Here, we officially launch her exhibition, Lasay & fAf's endeavour
to put the spotlight on Philippine digital artists, seismologists
and scientists reiterating the inseparability and interdependence
of technology and the arts.
The ideas, dialogues and messages of the process and works produced
inevitably look into the understanding and direction of cultural
exchange via the Internet.
The ever-diligent Lasay explains: "A lot of people don't understand
or appreciate net art or even research-focused art or collaborative
art that takes on sciences and other fields - even among the digital
Also in this issue, regular contributor Mez Breeze's feature: 'Non
Compos Mentis: Zen-Tripping the Non-Conference Circuitry'. Ngee
Ann Polytechnic's Tristan Chan offers insight into Singapore's censorship
And Ni Kee Seah reviews 'ART>MUSIC: Rock, pop, techno' at the
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sally Draper looks at 'The Unknown City:
Contesting Architecture and Social Space' and Felicity Carpenter
focuses on Icepick.com.
Lastly, read film-maker Jafar Panahi's open letter sharing his journey
to the USA to receive the prestigious Freedom of Expression Award
from the The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, and his
experience at the JFK Airport.
Catch ya - same site, same url - next month.