New Realities: Being Syncretic (IXth Consciousness Reframed Conference)

Contents / Essays by
22 Roy Ascott
26 Elif Ayiter
30 John Backwell/John Wood
34 René Bauer/Beat Suter
38 Laura Beloff
42 Martha Blassnigg
46 Ingrid Böck
51 Wulf Walter Böttger
56 Pier Luigi Capucci
60 Simona Caraceni
65 Antonio Caronia
69 Linda Cassens Stoian
73 Isabelle Choinière
78 David Crawford
82 Nina Czegledy
86 Margaret Dolinsky
90 Hannah Drayson
94 Alan Dunning/Paul Woodrow
98 Ernest Edmonds
102 Jürgen Faust
106 Wolfgang Fiel
110 Andreas Leo Findeisen
114 Karmen Franinovic
118 Gonçalo Miguel Furtado
Cardoso Lopes
123 Martha Carrer Cruz Gabriel
127 Gregory P. Garvey
132 Luis Miguel Girão
136 Tina Gonsalves
140 Jochen Hoog/Manfred Wolff-Plottegg
144 Birgit Huemer
148 Jung A. Huh
152 Salvatore Iaconesi/Oriana Persico
156 Margarete Jahrmann
161 Jennifer Kanary
165 Nicolaj Kirisits
169 Bernd Kraeftner
174 Martin Kusch
178 Iro Laskari/Dimitris Charitos
182 Kieran Lyons
186 Franco Marineo
190 David McConville
194 Francesco Monico
199 Max Moswitzer
202 Sana Murrani
207 Ryohei Nakatsu
211 Martha Patricia Niño Mojica
215 Carlos Nóbrega
220 Robert Pepperell
224 Michael Punt
228 Susanne Ramsenthaler
232 Barbara Rauch
236 Nicolas Reeves
240 Clarissa Ribeiro/Gilbertto Prado
245 Ana Rosa Richardson
248 Glauce Rocha de Oliveira
253 Natacha Roussel
257 Semi Ryu
261 Miguel Santos
266 Jinsil Seo/Diane Gromala
271 Christa Sommerer/Laurent Mignonneau/Michael Shamiyeh
276 René Stettler
280 Randall Teal
284 Federica Timeto
288 Naoko Tosa/Seigo Matsuoka
292 Sarah Tremlett
297 Nicholas Tresilian
301 Suzete Venturelli/Mario Maciel/Johnny Souza
306 Natasha Vita-More
310 Monika Weiss
315 Claudia Westermann
320 Manfred Wolff-Plottegg
324 Katarzyna Maria Wozniak
327 Mariela Yeregui/Mariano Sardón
332 Brigitta Zics
337 Rachel Zuanon

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