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Open Studio: The Arts Online

Open Studio: The Arts Online, an extensive network of technology training resources, provides artists and nonprofit arts organizations with Web-based tools and models to enhance online publication, communication, and creative expression. Recently relaunched by the Benton Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Open Studio Website features a directory of connections to...

http://www.openstudio.org/
The place

Joseph Squier, an artist and associate professor of electronic media at University of Illinois, presents the place, an "evolving repository of art work created specifically for distribution on the Web." Squier's art work employs texts, images, and JavaScript to convey his message. Currently, some highlights are urban diary, a scrapbook documenting the experiences of "an anonymous urban citizen,"...

http://theplace.walkerart.org/place.html
The Digital Performance Archive

The Digital Performance Archive (DPA) is essentially an online catalog providing searchable information on the use of computer technology in performance art, "from live theatre and dance productions that incorporate digital media, to cyberspace interactive dramas and webcasts." Records in the DPA database include searchable fields such as artists' and collaborators' names, titles of works,...

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/theatre-collection/explore/live-art...
Crossfade

A joint project of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the Goethe-Institut, ZKM (Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe), and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Crossfade is an online exhibit that seeks to present the computer network from interesting and experimental perspectives: as a musical instrument and as tool that enables musicians and music lovers to collaborate with each...

http://crossfade.walkerart.org/home.html
Turbulence: Commissions and Supports Net Art

The Turbulence project acts as an online gallery for Internet artwork. Since it was formed in 1996 by New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., it has "commissioned, exhibited and archived over 60 original works." When browsing the collection, visitors will notice that the themes of the works vary widely, ranging from highly expressionistic to more analytical in nature. Many of the items incorporate...

http://turbulence.org/
Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center

The Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University is a unique research institution "that combines technology and fine arts to create new processes, tools, and vision for storytelling and entertainment." Most visitors to the center's homepage will be mainly interested in the diverse array of current and past projects investigated by students and faculty. The Biohazard project is...

http://www.etc.cmu.edu/
Thirteen: Sunday Arts

Thirteen/WNET is New York's celebrated public television station, and their website has a section devoted to their series called Sunday Arts. The half hour program is on Sundays at noon, and visitors can check out what's coming up by clicking on "Program Schedule" near the top of the page. The website provides information on art exhibits, and music, dance, and theatrical performances that are...

https://www.thirteen.org/sundayarts/
Technology in the Arts

Where's the intersection between arts management and online technology? It's a complicated question, and the people at Technology in the Arts (TitA) have some great insights into the matter. The program is a research initiative conducted by the Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University. Be sure to check out the About TitA section before perusing the site. The blog offers...

https://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/at-the-intersecti...
Digital Arts

The Digital Arts website was designed to offer "inspiration for digital creative." It does a fairly standup job of that, offering news updates, tutorials, reviews, features, portfolios, and information about upcoming competitions that will be of interest to those working in a range of industries. First-time visitors would do well to look at the Short Cuts area to learn about new design websites,...

https://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/