Re: posting at duchimp

Avi Rosen (
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 08:26:30 -0800 (PST)

>i cannot bear the tactile nature of 250 gram hand laid rag paper
>my fingers caressing it and thinking of paris rag pickers
>i cannot confront the hundreds of hours of planning and drawing and
>the grinding of stone on stone - the vent of fumes
>i loath the idea of rushes and revisions on plates
>trying to dissuade the "artist" away from labor intensive revisions
>the shear effort of it

this is very dificult situation for a generation educated in a
traditional material culture, to switch from a
action in material world to a virtual one. its like worshiping a 'God'
with no aqppirance instad of a material idol.
Avi Rosen, Media Artist
EE Faculty,
Technion I.I.T.
Israel 32000.
Tel: +972-4-8294753 (work)
Tel: +972-4-8218081 (home)
Fax: +972-4-8323041