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scorched happiness - references

[ Proposal ]

An ongoing, unorganised list of resources considered to be essential pondering for the collaborators:

Julia Kristeva, Strangers To Ourselves, [Étrangers à nous-mêmes], translated by Leon S. Roudiez, Columbia University Press, 1991. ISBN 0-231-07157-4,
[NOTE: The Schorched Happiness project is based on the first chapter, Tocatta and Fugue for the Foreigner]
The first four fugues are available online.
[ Kristeva online ]

Margaret Wertheim, The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet, Doubleday 1999. ISBN 0-86824-744-8

Henri Lefebvre, The Production Of Space [Production l'espace], translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Blackwell Publishers 1991. ISBN 0-631-18177-6

Lisa Nakamura, Cybertypes: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity on the Internet, Routledge, 2002 ISBN: 0415938376
[ Nakamura's Race In/For Cyberspace: Identity Tourism and Racial Passing on the Internet is available online ]

Kali Tal's review of Nakamura's Cybertypes is very helpful inded.

Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, [La Poétique de l’espace],, translated by Maria Jolas, Beacon Press, 1994 (originally published in French in 1958, English translation 1964). ISBN 0-8070-6473-4

Melinda Rackham, Empyrean, as well as her moderated online discussion list -empyre- http://www.subtle.net/empyre/ and her unpublished Doctoral thesis "Empyrean: Soft Skinned Space - investigating and challenging the persistence of realism in electronically constructed and populated online Virtual Reality environments"

Sally R. Munt , Technospaces: inside the new media, in Technospaces: inside the new media, Sally R. Munt, ed, Routledge 2001, ISBN 0-8264-5004-0

Judith Roof , Depth Technologies, in Technoscapes: inside the new media, Sally R. Munt, ed, Routledge 2001, ISBN 0-8264-5004-0

Slavoj Zizek, From Virtual Reality to the Virtualisation of Reality, in Designing for a Digital World, Neil Leach, ed, Wiley-Academy 2002, ISBN 0-470-84419-1

Kali Tal, The Unbearable Whiteness of Being, first published 1995.

Kali Tal, Duppies In The Machine, or "Anybody know where I can buy a copy of the UPNORTH-OUTWEST GEECHEE JIBARA QUIK MAGIC TRANCE MANUAL FOR TECHNOLOGICALLY STRESSED THIRD WORLD PEOPLE?", first published 1998.

Diana Gromala, Pain and Subjectivity in Virtual Reality, in The Cybercultures Reader, David Bell and Barbara M. Kennedy, eds, Routeledge, 2000, ISBN 0-415-18378-2

Graham Barwell and Kate Bowles, Border Crossings: The Internet and the dislocation of citizenship, in The Cybercultures Reader, David Bell and Barbara M. Kennedy, eds, Routeledge, 2000, ISBN 0-415-18378-2

Anne Balsamo, The Virtual Body In Cyberspace, in The Cybercultures Reader, David Bell and Barbara M. Kennedy, eds, Routeledge, 2000, ISBN 0-415-18378-2

Duncan Sanderson and Andrée Fortin, The projection of geographical communities into cyberspace, in Technoscapes: inside the new media, Sally R. Munt, ed, Routledge 2001, ISBN 0-8264-5004-0

Gregory Little, An Avatar Manifesto

Michael Heim, Writings, esp. his Some Observations On Web-Art-Writing

Sardar, Siauddin. alt.civilization.faq: cyberspace as the darker side of
the west.
in Cyberfutures: culture and politics on the information
superhighway
. Eds. Ziauddin Sardar and Jerome R. Ravetz. New York: New York
University Press, 1996.

John Perry Barlow, A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace 1996,
- this classic is interesting, among other reasons, for its use of the word 'immigrant'.

Reihnold Grether, netzwissenschaft, esp the Virutal Performance Research Area and the Virtual Performance Bibliography

Peter Stalker, Stalker's Guide To International Migration - overview of the issues surrounding international migration by Peter Stalker, editor UN Human Development Report 1991-97.

Peter Anders, Anthropic Cyberspace

ActiveWorlds is a popular 3D chat space.

Web3DChat.

 

 

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