By Mushon Zer-Aviv, Mike Linksvayer, Michael Mandiberg, Marta Peirano, Alan Toner, Adam Hyde, kanarinka, sissu tarka, Astra Taylor
The real nature of collaborative tradition as a kind of artistic expression within the context of electronic and community applied sciences has remained elusive, a buzzword frequently falling prey to company and ideological pursuits. This e-book was once collaboratively written by means of six authors, as an experimental 5 day publication dash in January 2010. built below the aegis of transmediale.10, this 3rd book within the festival's parcours sequence led to the initiation of a brand new vocabulary at the types, media and pursuits of collaborative perform. In June 2010, the e-book used to be rewritten as part of the Re:Group exhibition at Eyebeam, big apple. This moment version invited 3 new authors to problem the unfastened tradition sentiment underlying the unique writing. the result's a intentionally multi-voiced tone considering the benefits and shortcomings of this new rising ideology.