Library reserves - media artworks, including cdroms by artists and artist-run organizations available for your study.

Print Bibliography - theory, analysis, history relevant to computational art and net cultures.

Miscellaneous Net Art Links

Miscellaneous Animation Links

Local communities and venues - a few places to get involved in the Valley.

MassMoCA (Massachussetts Museum of Contemporary Art), located in North Adams, is an 80-minute drive from Northampton. Since "day one" of its existence, Mass MoCA has presented challenging ideas in the forms of electronic media and installation art. Highly recommended.

Electronic and Digital Media graduate schools - list of some strong programs for continuing studies.

Media festivals with student categories and/or that accept media work:

  • Five College Student Film Festival - (example of spring announcement)
  • Not Still Art Festival (NYC) - deadline usually in April, no entry fee
  • Next Frame - UFVA International Student Film and Video Festival (Philadelphia)
  • ResFest - Digital film festival based in NYC, deadline usually in April, approx 25 dollar entry fee
  • Art In Motion - Internat'l Festival of Time-Based Media, produced by Univ. of Southern California
  • Boston Cyberarts - a biennial festival of focusing on new technologies
  • Transmediale - international media art festival, Berlin
  • Wisconsin Film Festival -accepts experimental videos and films, new media projects, among other categories. Deadline for general submissions is Dec.17,2004. (student-rate entry fee)
  • Chicago Motion Graphics Festival - accepts student submissions. This festival is notable for featuring new digital genres such as vjaying/realtime performance video, animatics, machinima, informational graphics - in addition to more traditional genre categories.

Listings of opportunities and showcases for experimental media:

Venues for intersections of political activism and art:

  • Independent Media Center ("IndyMedia"). Post text, audio and video at regional websites all over the world.
  • Valley Free Radio - open to programming of all kinds. A new organization that may potentially be a venue for sonic art experiments as well as interviews by visiting artists in local area.

Miscellaneous free resources online - a sampling of links to free texts, free sounds, free images and videos, free software - courtesy of what has been struggled for and continues to be defended as the "gift economy" of the Internet.

Some older Net Art and Culture links - maybe useful, but, this 1990s list will also have broken links