Filter Magazine

Issue 71

Out of Print

September 18th, 2009

In this, our first exclusively digital issue of Filter, we contemplate the complex issues many publishers are currently facing. Do digital enhancements improve the experience of reading? Is digital really carbon neutral? Has paper had its day? (more…)

September 18th, 2009

Cloud computing is the new buzzword. For the last two or three years, major firms like Amazon and Google have been offering services (S3 and Docs respectively) where not only documents but the software to open and edit them are held on remote servers. (more…)

September 18th, 2009

The presentation of text to a reader has transformed over time, taking many forms including inscriptions on clay tablets, illuminated manuscripts, the birth of the daily newspaper, magazines and today’s online platforms. (more…)

September 18th, 2009

“….Where did the watch-maker go?”. For newly established Bird In The Hand Zine Shop founder Susy Pow, this is quickly becoming a tired question. Nerdily bespectacled and accompanied by her black and white cat Patrick, (more…)

September 18th, 2009

Media art is continually re-delineating its definitions of materials and contexts within the new modalities in which it operates. (more…)

September 18th, 2009

If art were a part of our living culture would we recognize it as art? In the networked age a significant issue is finding successful models for generating revenue from digital activity. Artists who practice in digital media face this problem constantly – as do the music, literature and publishing industries (perhaps more prominent now with the surge of e-book readers and the development of online libraries such as Google Books). (more…)

September 18th, 2009

Inspired by the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, Darwin’s evolutionary treatise, Super Human: Revolution of the Species turns the spotlight on collaborations between artists and scientists and the impact these investigations have on what it means to be human, now and into the future. (more…)

September 18th, 2009

Amongst the Embracing Sound (ES) program’s continued advocacy work, throughout 2009 we have collaborated with Art Monthly Australia (AMA) to produce an edition entirely dedicated to the Arts of Sound. (more…)

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