real life in the virtual environment...
HOW TO LOCATE
VISIT ON THE WEB
interactive sound and video net.project
Quicktime Plug_in recommended
works interactively with Netscape 4+ browser
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tiia Johannson is a media artist, educator and researcher based in Tallinn,
Estonia. Her background is in fine arts and moving image, since 1990 she
has mostly been working on numerous media art projects on video, multimedia
and Information Society technologies. In 1995 got addicted to Internet
and since 1996 opened her self.curated "Self. Museum" http://artun.ee/~tiia/netproject/.
She is also PhD student in University of Lapland in the department of
Audiovisual Media Culture majoring on Media Studies with theses "Marginal
Status in Digital Culture", where the main purpose is to analyse
deeper the new informatical society in the angle of it´s reflections
to art world. Attention is focused in finding out and clarifying the connections
and concepts between different relationships among art and technology,
their values and meanings including gender, ethics and social aspects.
She is also Winner and participant in many international media art festivals,
such as ISEA , Art on the Net, "INFOS2000", "CYNet Art",
"Viper" , "JAVA artist of 2001" etc. Her main interest
as artist is to analyze Internet age and computerised communication, whether
there is an everlasting dualism or complex interrelationship between nature/life
and technology, literally she is trying to digitally draw out the blurred
borderlines of our (virtual) presence and existence, how our identities
are being mediated on the screen of the computer.
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