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[- What makes a good director?
By Aileen, Section question corner
Posted on Thu May 27th, 2004 at 12:17:01 PM EURODISCORDIA TIME
On Friday two job openings were announced at Ars Electronica: the position of Artistic Director and the position of Chief Financial Officer.

For the announcement, please see: "Ars Electronica Executive Search"

Aside from, in addition to, in keeping with the official text of the announcement, though, which qualities, skills, abilities would be most important for the director of Ars Electronica?

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[- ¿Somos Productos o Somos Productores? Weshakelakatun ichiÑ? Ngueñ WeshakeluinchiÑ?
By IgnacioNieto, Section review-a-rama
Posted on Mon May 17th, 2004 at 09:30:29 AM EURODISCORDIA TIME
El Museo de Arte ContemporÁneo de Valdivia estÁ encajado a la orilla del rio Calle-Calle en el sur de Chile. Este fue instalado recuperando un viejo edificio a mediados de la decada del noventa para promover el arte contemporáneo dentro de la Region de Los Lagos. Su función desde su creación, sólo ha sido, traer artistas de la cuidad de Santiago sobre todo ex-alumnos de la Universidad Católica, marginando asi toda producción local de arte contemporáneo, produciendo una inversíón de la política cultura, centralizándola en vez de descentralizarla-

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[- A fun internet story
By amy, Section editors' corner
Posted on Mon May 17th, 2004 at 09:23:23 AM EURODISCORDIA TIME
Maybe this has been all over the lists already... since I'm not hip enough to read lists these days I don't know ;-) . So, forgive me if you've already seen the one about the people on the net who scammed a net scammer. Anyway, I was just thinking about how much fun net art/activism/culture can be when you just do it naturally, without awareness of all the Certified Art and Cultural Work being done in a similar vein ... if you think about it, there's some familiar looking tactics in there...

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[- Welcome to my Homepage
By DorotheeGestrich, Section whatever...
Posted on Sat May 8th, 2004 at 07:51:59 PM EURODISCORDIA TIME
Let's think about hospitality. With the world wide web there is a platform created on which this old cultural practise and tradition of hospitality could take place in a new way. But how is hospitality applied and developed in the internet, a medium, in which equal exchange far away from hierarchical structures was seen as an idealistic goal? What happens with the special rules in hospitable relations and hospitable laws, f.e. concerning immigration within the practice of online hospitality? What role do you think play special types of hospitable partners, generous or selfish hosts, parasitical and scrounging guests?

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[- Google and American Torture of Iraqi Prisoners
By ChristmasPeter, Section whatever...
Posted on Thu May 6th, 2004 at 11:58:12 AM EURODISCORDIA TIME
Why is it when you do a google search using the phrase "iraq prisoners tortured by americans" in a web search you get 31,200 hits but when you do an image search employing the same phrase you get "Your search - iraq prisoners tortured by americans - did not match any documents", yet most of the web document hits have as a part of their respective web pages the images of Americans soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners. Things that make you go "Hummmmmmmm!"

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[- Disney and censorship of Michael Moore's 9/11 Documentary
By ChristmasPeter, Section whatever...
Posted on Wed May 5th, 2004 at 11:19:50 PM EURODISCORDIA TIME
As a Media Maker I find it disturbing that the Walt Disney corporation is practicing censorship (again) by ordering Miramax films to block the release of Michael Moore's new documentary on the Bush Adminstration and its response to 9/11.

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By Aileen, Section special guest host
Posted on Wed May 5th, 2004 at 08:53:59 PM EURODISCORDIA TIME
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[- Women in Politics
By Aileen, Section Filter It Yourself!
Posted on Sat Apr 24th, 2004 at 02:15:42 PM EURODISCORDIA TIME
Filtered through many years of involvement in organizations promoting more women in leading positions

This Sunday we have elections in Austria for the office of federal president. The two candidates are Heinz Fischer from the Social-Democratic party and Benita Ferrero-Waldner from the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP). Ferrero-Waldner is probably most familiar from photos of national representatives, where she is invariably found, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, batting her heavily mascaraed eyelashes at the camera, trying to smile coquettely without smearing her lipstick ... Isn't that a terrible thing for a feminist to write about another woman? Maybe it is the case that any claim can be made in an election campaign, but it infuriates me the way Ferrero-Waldner is trying to play the "we need more women in politics" card. Why would anyone vote for her, just because she is a woman? Do we really need more women in politics? Like this?

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What makes a good director? (0 comments)

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¿Somos Productos o Somos Productores? Weshakelakatun ichiÑ? Ngueñ WeshakeluinchiÑ? (1 comments)
A fun internet story (0 comments)

Saturday May 8th

Welcome to my Homepage (6 comments)

Thursday May 6th

Google and American Torture of Iraqi Prisoners (3 comments)

Wednesday May 5th

Disney and censorship of Michael Moore's 9/11 Documentary (1 comments)
No guest host right now (0 comments)

Saturday April 24th

Women in Politics (5 comments)

Monday April 12th

Joe Blogs goes to see the Queen (5 comments)

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discussion about Discordia (8 comments)


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