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a critical guide to the very best websites in
performance, hybrid and media arts

resonate highlights march 2013

Some complementary reading from Resonate Magazine's Insight series, published by the Australian Music Centre.   read more...



new media arts online

New media art is a vague creature to track. If that shred of description ‘new’ implies anything, it is constant obsolescence, for the content of art with this designation changes as the whimsy of the arts scene reclassifies media as ‘established.' This definitional problem is an old and tedious one. Staying abreast of the new media dialogue is a more tractable challenge, and the most important tip for doing so is pleasingly recursive: use tools from the (broadly-defined) new media toolbox to stay abreast of the new media.   read more...



sound online

Many of the developments in online culture over the past decade have been driven by sound. Napster launched its music sharing service in 1999, and while file sharing may still be controversial, it is increasingly common. Similarly 'mashups' were a copyright-infringing experimental music genre, combining existing music to create new works. Now web and data mashups are central to the Web 2.0 internet of today. Over the same period the term 'sound art' has grown to encompass a wide range of practices across installation, performance, composition, recording and broadcast. Not surprisingly, there are now countless websites that cater to sound arts enthusiasts in one way or another. Here are some of the best.   read more...



contemporary classical music online

From an organisational perspective, contemporary classical music (hereafter New Music for brevity), is defined by high levels of institutional support and professionalisation. Web resources relating to New Music correspondingly form a pyramid scheme…   read more...



austalian music centre resonate magazine

Our friends at the Australian Music Centre, via their online Resonate Magazine, have been publishing a series of articles highlighting female composers and musicians working across a range of musical forms and genres. Below is a digest of their current activity.   read more...



contemporary performance online

Once defined in opposition to one another, performance and the online world are increasingly imbricated: artists make work about, through and on the web; audiences preview this work via online video clips; writers   read more...



dance film online: a starter survey

Dance has an advantage over other art forms when it comes to digital interactive media: it is already in the habit of being created and fully realised on the screen.   read more...



video art

Using the internet as a platform for moving image artwork is a contentious practice. Many galleries and artists shy away from it because they fear losing control of dissemination, because laptops are hardly ideal display devices and the Gloria Jeans' viewing context could potentially damage the art experience.   read more...



Plank

PLANK is an online forum where the performing arts created and produced in Vancouver can be debated with passion and intelligence. In particular, Plank covers work being created by emerging or cutting edge artists. The core of the Plank Collective met during the 2008 PuSh Festival, where they participated in a workshop organized by RealTime (see RT Features). Their experience proved the need for more in-depth coverage of the performing arts in Vancouver and, with the support of the Magnetic North Festival, formed Plank.   read more...



Artshub

Arts Hub is the leading online publisher of creative industry information, currently serving over 50,000 creative professionals and more than 600 organisations in Australia.   read more...



Resonate

Resonate is an online magazine run through the Australian Music Centre. RealTime will regular direct you to the hot topics and hit picks of this rapidly expanding resource.   read more...



TED: Ideas worth spreading; Themes: Art Unusual

TED is one of those very few cultural artefacts that makes you want to move to the States. Sure, the site has glitz, glamour, hype and more hype, but it also has an e-newsletter that you actually wanna read each week, the moment it drops into your inbox.   read more...



Dust on My Shoes

Like Peter Pinney, you go adventuring, in this ABC/AFC online documentary, into sunburnt lands, from Greece to Burma, but it’s our 2007, rather than his 1949, and it’s travel with the fingertips; your boots are clean.   read more...



Jonathan Harris and Sepandar Kamvar: We Feel Fine

The website opens its pink graffiti-d heart to you and you embrace. Together, you go searching for feelings, captured in the past few hours. Small coloured dots explode like the Indian Supari, a fresh aniseed mix in your mouth.   read more...



game, game, game and again game

Ugly, cramped, jittery, this site is seriously un-co (and so are you).
Jason Nelson wipes away a slate of clean net design to create a wittily deformed game, each click a chance to battle or create chaos.   read more...