A festival sounds great, and best to work with .au (good thinking adam)
Though I would like to include, if at all possible, some activities in
the South Island?
heck, this long country tends to harbour a very fractured sense of
and i feel at times really disadvantaged (invisible?) by geography in
this networked age
as another way of approaching this task of community-building (and
perhaps easier to achieve in the short term) I was thinking of
suggesting a publication of some sort as an objective over the next
twelve months, to be added on the agenda for this years symposium?
It might be a way of talking (and reading) about some of the content
and ideas of 'digital art works in/by us of aotearoa' which so far
seems to not be at the centre of online discussions (more newsy?)...and
develop further the idea of what/where/why "it" "is"/we are
And maybe a MUD? (i can set a new one up here at Uni of Otago if people
I'm sort of thinking about the idea of a community hall, which in rural
towns becomes a place where people meet for social events...ADA list
seems to be more like the community notice board outside the store,
sometimes smaller groups of people gather here to chat too.
Stella is the symposium also around the time that Vito Acconci is in
I'm still trying to sort out tickets...falls during the second weekend
of the Dunedin Fringe Festival and my son is in the circus...
look forward to seeing people again!