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[[Monoskop]] is a wiki focused on media art primarily in contemporary central Europe. Started in August [[2004]]. Open to anyone (see the 'edit' button at the top of each node).
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'''Monoskop''' is a wiki for collaborative studies of the arts, media and humanities.
  
Site-specific phenomena are of the highest interest in [[Monoskop]]. Local, unique, unrepeatable. The project resonates within the geography of Europa, the ideology of digital media and enjoys the existence of the centers of digital romances in the unrestful paneuropean area.
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==Events==
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; Košice, November 2018
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Monoskop discussed as part of the [https://www.tabacka.sk/program/nova-europa/ New Europe] convention organised by Katarina Živanović and Marko Popović at Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Košice.  
  
'''Technical contact''': [mailto:dusan♥idealnypartner.sk dusan♥idealnypartner.sk].
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[[Image:Dusan_Barok_and_Monoskop_2018_Exhibition_Library_at_Mediacity_Biennale_Seoul_1.jpg|thumb|link=Exhibition_Library|350px|[[Exhibition Library]], 2018 ]]
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[[Image:Dusan_Barok_and_Monoskop_2018_Exhibition_Library_at_Mediacity_Biennale_Seoul_2.jpg|thumb|link=Exhibition_Library|350px|[[Exhibition Library]], 2018 ]]
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; Seoul, September-November 2018
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[[Exhibition Library]], the work commissioned from Monoskop by the [http://mediacityseoul.kr/2018/ Seoul Mediacity Biennale] displayed as part of [http://www.mediacityseoul.kr/participant/44 exhibition] at [http://sema.seoul.go.kr/ex/exDetail?searchDateType=SOON&exNo=231879&glolangType=KOR&tr_code=sweb Seoul Museum of Art], Seoul, Korea from 5 September through 18 November 2018. The installation, 6.5 × 5.5 × 2.4 m in size, includes thirty catalogues of imaginary exhibitions contributed by Monoskop's friends and collaborators including the [[Museum of American Art|Archive of the Museum of American Art-Berlin]], [[Joana Chicau]], [[Annet Dekker]], [[Leslie Drost-Robbins]], [[Espen Sommer Eide]], [[Kenneth Goldsmith]], [[Sarah Hamerman]] and [[Sam Hart]], [[Seewon Hyun]], [[Václav Janoščík]] and Eva Skopalová, [[Geraldine Juárez]], Josefina Björk and Bhavisha Panchia, [[Mara Karagianni]] and John Colenbrander, Richard Kitta and [[Michal Murin]], Jungmin Lee, [[Signe Lidén]], [[Silvio Lorusso]] and [[Sebastian Schmieg]], [[Ilan Manouach]], [[Darija Medić]], [[Mama|Multimedia Institute Zagreb]] ([[Tomislav Medak]], [[Marcell Mars]], et al.), [[Michal Murin]], Possible Bodies ([[Femke Snelting]] and [[Jara Rocha]]), [[Purple Noise]], [[Jürgen Rendl]], [[Danny Snelson]], Supermuch, Technopolitics Working Group (John Barker, Sylvia Eckermann, Doron Goldfarb, [[Armin Medosch]], Gerald Nestler, [[Felix Stalder]], Axel Stockburger, [[Matthias Tarasiewicz]], Thomas Thaler, Ina Zwerger, et al.), [[Charles Turner]], Takuma Uematsu, Yuki Hayashi, Tadashi Kobayashi and Tetsuya Goto, [[Marina Valle Noronha]], and [[Amy Suo Wu]]. Created in collaboration with curator [[Kyung Yong Lim]] and coordinator Minkyung Kim. Supported by Seoul Mediacity Biennale. [[Media:Monoskop_XL_Seoul_2018.pdf|PDF exhibition booklet]]. [[Exhibition Library|Project page]].
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; Athens, March 2018
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The symposium [http://www.sgt.gr/eng/SPG2096/ "Shadow Libraries"], part of the ''[http://www.sgt.gr/eng/SPG2018/ Shadow Libraries: UbuWeb in Athens]'' programme organised by [[Ilan Manouach]] and [[Kenneth Goldsmith]] (UbuWeb), brought together [[Dušan Barok]] (Monoskop), [[Marcell Mars]] (Public Library), [[Vicki Bennett]] (People Like Us), [[Cornelia Sollfrank]] (Giving What You Don't Have), [[Peter Sunde]] (The Pirate Bay), and Prodromos Tsiavos. The event was held at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) and Onassis Culture Centre in [[Athens]]. [[Talks/Shadow_Libraries|Talk]]. Reports by [http://popaganda.gr/ti-ine-i-skotines-vivliothikes-ke-pii-ine-i-internetiki-rompen-ton-dason/ Αναστασία Βαϊτσοπούλου] and [http://www.athinorama.gr/cityvibe/article/kenneth_goldsmith_%7C_o_peiratis_tis_texnis_mas_eksigei_pos_einai_na_exeis_oikeiopoiithei_oli_tin_istoria_tis_avant_garde_-2527484.html Δέσποινα Ζευκιλή] (in Greek). Video documentation is forthcoming.
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; New York, November 2017
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Monoskop has contributed a [https://www.are.na/monoskop-org/cybernetics-conference-2017-library selection of works on cybernetics] to New York's ''[http://cybernetics.social Cybernetics Conference]'' and its [http://cybernetics.social/#lib temporary circulating cybernetics research library] prepared by [[Sarah Hamerman]], David Isaac Hecht and [[Dan Taeyoung]]. The conference is organised by [[Sam Hart]], [[Melanie Hoff]] and [[Francis Tseng]]. [https://www.are.na/blog/case%20study/2018/01/19/cybernetics-conference.html Report].
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; Warsaw, November 2017-February 2018
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Warsaw's Museum of Modern Art holds the exhibition ''[https://artmuseum.pl/en/wystawy/inny-trans-atlantyk The Other Trans-Atlantic: Kinetic and Op Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America 1950s-1970s]'' prepared in partnership with Monoskop.
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; Basel, October 2017
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Participation at a [http://creatingcommons.zhdk.ch/?cat=5 workshop on art and commons] organised by [[Felix Stalder]], [[Cornelia Sollfrank]] and [[Shusha Niederberger]] at the [[House of Electronic Arts]] (HEK) in Basel.
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[[Image:Monoskop_Architecture_Novi_Sad_2017.jpg|thumb|link=Architecture#Introduction|150px|[[Architecture#Introduction|For a Flat Library of Architecture]], 2017 ]]
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; Bratislava, June 2017
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Discussion and presentation at the [https://brakfestival.sk/ Bratislava Book Festival] held at the Arena Theatre, Bratislava, upon invitation of its director Peter Michalík. [https://www.facebook.com/events/620356768155206]
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; Novi Sad, May 2017
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Monoskop's ''[[Architecture]]'' page printed as a single scroll and displayed as part of the [http://kuda.org/sr/pravo-na-stanovanje-pravo-na-obrazovanje-javne-borbe-i-javna-knji-nica-04-12052017-omladinski-centar Public Library / Javna knjižnica] exhibition. [[Tomislav Medak]] read our statement [[Architecture#Introduction|For a Flat Library of Architecture]] [[Architecture/Za_plosnu_biblioteku_arhitekture|in Serbo-Croatian]].
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; New York, October 2016
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Presentation at [http://thesunview.org/ The Sunview Luncheonette] in Brooklyn, NYC, upon invitation of artist [[Matej Vakula]]. [http://clakula.org/?p=133] [https://www.facebook.com/events/558487104349713/]
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[[Image:IOK2015_1.1_Manfroid_Paul_Otlet.jpg|thumb|link=Ideographies_of_Knowledge|350px|[[Ideographies of Knowledge]], 2015 ]]
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; Mons, October 2015
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[[Ideographies of Knowledge]], a symposium on documentation and classification of knowledge organised by Monoskop at the [http://www.mundaneum.org Mundaneum] in Mons, Belgium, on 3 October 2015. The event brought together digital librarians, media theorists, designers, researchers and artists to discuss the poetics, aesthetics and politics of information and knowledge in relation to digital libraries, search engines and the legacy of library/documentation science. With [[Dušan Barok]], [[Matthew Fuller]], [[Geraldine Juárez]], [[Stéphanie Manfroid]], [[Marcell Mars]], [[Nikita Mazurov]], [[Tomislav Medak]], [[Michael Murtaugh]], [[Robert M Ochshorn]], [[Barbora Šedivá]], [[Femke Snelting]], and [[Matěj Strnad]].
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; Basel, June 2015
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Participation at [http://www.campusderkuenste.ch/claudia-mareis-2/3517/ Sources and Resources], a panel discussion in the framework of [http://www.elia-artschools.org/activities/economies-of-aesthetics-conference-basel/programme Economies of Aesthetics] conference held at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Campus of the Arts. The panel was prepared by FHNW's [http://www.ixdm.ch Institute of Experimental Design and Media Cultures].
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; Vienna, June 2015
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A [[Talks/Public_Library|statement on public libraries]] and presentation of Monoskop at the ''[[Technopolitics]]'' seminar, upon invitation of [[Armin Medosch]].
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; Zagreb, June 2015
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[http://mi2.hr/en/2015/05/javna-knjiznica/ Javna knjižnica / Public Library], an exhibition and conference organised by [[WHW|What, How and for Whom/WHW]] and [[MaMa|Multimedia Institute]], and hosted by Nova Gallery, [http://www.whw.hr/galerija-nova/izlozba-javna-knjiznica.html], [http://www.whw.hr/galerija-nova/javna-knjiznica.html], [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/blog/2015/05/28/exhibition-conference-workshop-zagreb/]. On the occasion, the curatorial collective WHW created an online hybrid-archive exhibition featuring selected works from the archives of UbuWeb and Monoskop: [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/hr/1-poglavlje/ Part 1: Art and Its Dissatisfaction], [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/hr/2-poglavlje/ Part 2: Art Is Not a Mirror, Art Is a Hammer], [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/hr/3-poglavlje/ Part 3: The Rights and Freedoms, Tricks and Pranks] (commentaries in Croatian).
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; Bergen, March 2015
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[http://bek.no/en/the-extensions-of-many-seminars-on-media-aesthetics-2/ The Extensions of Many: Seminars on Media Aesthetics], a series of seminars organised by [[BEK|Bergen Center for Electronic Arts]] (BEK) together with Monoskop was held at Hordaland kunstsenter in [[Bergen]], Norway. The series explored the ambiguity of the notion of media from an aesthetic and technological perspective; speakers included [[Ina Blom]], [[Florian Cramer]], [[Knut Ove Eliassen]], [[Olga Goriunova]], [[Aud Sissel Hoel]], [[Eleni Ikoniadou]] and [[Femke Snelting]]. [[Talks/The_Extensions_of_Many_1_Introduction|Introductory talk]], [[Talks/The_Extensions_of_Many_2_Introduction|Part 2]].
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; Stuttgart, October-November 2014
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[http://www.wkv-stuttgart.de/en/program/2014/events/public-library/ Public Library: Rethinking the Infrastructures], an exhibition and conference sparked by [[Marcell Mars]] and hosted by Württembergsicher Kunstverein. With [[Aaaaarg.org]], [[Vuk Ćosić]], [[Sebastian Lütgert]] and [[Jan Gerber]], Monoskop, Postcapital Archive, Praxis, [[Femke Snelting]], [[Cornelia Sollfrank]], and many others. Organised in collaboration with Akademie Schloss Solitude. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql_nWBldOl0&list=PLySosWMxhP06i8tVT8pntPo2ejMdKXate Video documentation].
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; Washington, DC, April-June 2014
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The National Gallery of Art prepared the film programme [https://www.nga.gov/features/experimental-cinema-in-eastern-europe.html Artists, Amateurs, Alternative Spaces: Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe, 1960-1990] inspired by the resources on Monoskop. The programme curated by Ksenya Gurshtein and Joanna Raczynska comes with a comprehensive online companion. [https://www.nga.gov/audio-video/audio/artists-amateurs-alternative-spaces.html]
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; Novi Sad, July 2013
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[http://www.kuda.org/en/series-discussions-archivelive-archiveunarchive-and-public-library-workshop An Archive/Live Archive/UnArchive and Public Library workshop], with [[Kenneth Goldsmith]] (UbuWeb), [[Dušan Barok]] (Monoskop), [[Simon Worthington]] (Mute Magazine), [[Marcell Mars]] (Public Library), and the hosting organisation, [[kuda.org]]. The event was part of [http://www.aestheticeducation.net Aesthetic Education Expanded], a collaborative project by Berliner Gazette, Kontrapunkt, kuda.org, Multimedia Institute and Mute. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jQ4jgA5l-k Video documentation].
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; Ljubljana, November 2012
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[http://web.archive.org/web/20130328001153/http://2012.haip.cc/ HAIP 2012: Public Library / Javna knjižnica], a conference and exhibition hosted by [[Kiberpipa]]. With [[Aaaaarg.org]], [[Vuk Ćosić]], [[Sebastian Lütgert]] and Jan Berger, [[Marcell Mars]], Monoskop, [[Simon Worthington]], and many others. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLeh2lmJO7FLCYqu1M1RBSkhgE4UZCppiv&v=eUEv6aDkRIg Video documentation].
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; Prešov, October 2012
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Presentation at the University of Prešov andragogy seminar led by [[Branislav Frk]]; and at [[Wave]] club in [[Prešov]] within [[CyberTalks]] series organised by [[Peter Pankuch]]; a discussion with [[Kristian Lukić]]. 
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; Rotterdam, July 2012
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[[Symposium|Unlimited Editions]], a public discussion on personal collecting and media archiving; with [[Annet Dekker]], [[Darko Fritz]], [[Florian Cramer]] and [[Sandra Fauconnier]]. Hosted by TENT, Rotterdam. Launch of the Monoskop online library.
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; Novi Sad, April 2012
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[http://www.msuv.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=271%3Apredavanja-prezentacije-projekata-monoskop-i-nove-tendencije&lang=en Presentation] at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina in [[Novi Sad]], by [[User:Dusan]], upon invitation of [[Luka Kulić]]. Part of the [http://digitizing-ideas.org/ Digitizing Ideas] project.
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[[Image:Lost_Horse_Gallery_2012_Lucid_Light_Comp_2_REMAKE_Brno.jpg|thumb|350px|link=Remake]]
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[[Image:ReCYSP1_2012_REMAKE_Brno.jpg|thumb|350px|link=Remake]]
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; Brno, April 2012
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[http://multiplace.org/blog/?p=152 Remake conference] organised by [[Barbora Šedivá]] at [[The Brno House of Arts]]. [[Monoskop/Brno 2012 talk|Talk]] by Dušan.
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; Brno, March-April 2012
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Monoskop co-curates the exhibition ''[[Remake|Remake: REthinking Media Art in K(C)ollaborative Environments]]'' for which emerging artists were commissioned to create works inspired by Central and Eastern European media art pioneers, namely [[Vladimir Bonačić]], [[Stanisław Dróżdż]], [[Stanislav Filip]], [[Bulat Galeyev]], [[Jozef Malovec]], [[Nicolas Schöffer]], and [[Steina and Woody Vasulka]]. Participating artists include [[Andrej Boleslavský]], [[Aleksandra Hirszfeld]], [[Zuzana Husárová]] & [[Ľubomír Panák]], [[Richard Loskot]], [[The Lost Horse Gallery]] project ([[Elvar Mar Kjartansson]], [[Unnur Andrea Einarsdóttir]], [[Joseph Marzolla]], [[Leo Stefansson]], [[Alexander Zaklynsky]], [[Tony Maslić]]), Lia Perjovschi, [[Andrew Prior]] & [[David Strang]], ReCYSP1 team ([[Julien Bellanger]], Guillaume Brunet, [[Cédric Doutriaux]] & [[Catherine Lenoble]]), [[Standuino]] ([[Václav Peloušek]] & [[Ondřej Merta]]), and [[Ján Šicko]]. The exhibition is held at The House of Lords of Kunstat, 4AM / Gallery of Architecture and G99 Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic from 7 March through 15 April 2012. [[Media:Sediva_Barbora_ed_Remake_catalogue_English_Czech.pdf|Catalogue]], [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=4121 special magazine issue] and [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=4128 special journal issue] published.
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; Zagreb, December 2011
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[http://najave.razmjenavjestina.org/2011/12/01/g33koskop-seminar-03-12-2011-1500-o-arhivi-i-knjiznici/ G33koskop] seminar at [[Mama]], organised by [[Marcell Mars]]. The first public presentation of the then offline Monoskop file archive. [[Monoskop/Zagreb 2011 talk|Talk]] by Dušan.
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; Tallinn, October 2011
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[http://www.goethe.de/ins/ee/prj/gtw/ueb/kbe/en8140048.htm Gateways: Workshop for Curators from Central and Eastern Europe], presentation by [[Mária Rišková]].
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; Kiev, June 2011
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Presentation by [[Barbora Šedivá]].
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; Bratislava, May 2011
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Presentation at the [[New Media Art & Digital Art Meeting Point]] seminar organised by [[13 kubikov]]. [[Media:Barok.monoskop.talk.bratislava.18-5-2011.pdf‎|Talk]] by Dušan {{sk}}.
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; Prague, June 2007
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Presentation at the [http://glocaloutsiders.wordpress.com/ Glocals and Outsiders] conference organised by [[Denisa Kera]]. [[Monoskop/Prague 2007 talk|Talk]] by Dušan.
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; Prague, February 2006
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Presentation at the [[New Media programs in the Czech Republic]] seminar organised by [[Denisa Kera]] and [[Miloš Vojtěchovský]]. Variation of the text appeared in the Mag.Net publication in March 2006. [[Monoskop/Prague 2006 presentation|Talk]] by Dušan.
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==Writings about Monoskop==
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* Slávo Krekovič, [[Media:Krekovic_Slavo_2006_DIY-publishing_dot_sk.pdf|"DIY-publishing dot sk"]], in [http://monoskop.multiplace.org/log/?p=49 ''The Mag.net Reader: Experiences in Electronic Cultural Publishing''], eds. Miren Eraso, Alexandro Ludovico and Slávo Krekovič, Arteleku-Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa, 2006, pp 24-35. {{en}}
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* Oliver Rehák, "Monoskop nových médií", ''3/4'' 21-22, Bratislava: Atrakt Art, 2007. {{sk}}
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* Eva Krátká, [[Media:Kratka_Eva_2008_Monoskop.pdf|"Monoskop: Collaborative Research on Media Art"]], ''Flash Art CZ/SK'' 9, 2008, [https://flashart.cz/2019/02/11/monoskop-collaborative-research-on-media-art/ HTML]. {{cz}}
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* Janeke Adema, [http://openreflections.wordpress.com/2009/09/20/scanners-collectors-and-aggregators-on-the-%E2%80%98underground-movement%E2%80%99-of-pirated-theory-text-sharing/ "Scanners, collectors and aggregators. On the ‘underground movement’ of (pirated) theory text sharing"], ''Open Reflections'' blog, Sep 2009. {{en}}
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* Alina Matějová, [http://remakebrno.tumblr.com/post/21139239937/rozhovor-s-dusanem-barokem "Rozhovor s Dušanem Barokem"], ''Remake'' blog, Apr 2012. {{sk}}
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* Dan Barrow, [[Media:Monoskop.column.TheWire.Nov2012.jpg|"Unofficial Channels: Monoskop"]], ''The Wire'', Nov 2012. {{en}}
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* Robert Bobnič, Jurij Smrke, Jasmina Šepetavc, [[Media:Bobnic_Robert_Smrke_Jurij_Sepetavc_Jasmina_Monoskop.pdf|"Monoskop"]], ''Tribuna'', December 2012, pp 16-17. Interview conducted Nov 2012 during HAIP festival in Ljubljana. {{sl}}
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* [[Media:Monoskop_v_sieti_Rozhovor_Michala_Murina_s_Dusanom_Barokom_2012.pdf|"Monoskop v sieti: Rozhovor Michala Murina s Dušanom Barokom"]], ''Profil'' 4 (2012), pp 92-105. Interview conducted Jul-Aug 2012. [http://www.profilart.sk/profil/profil-4-2012/] {{sk}}
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* Alessandro Ludovico, [[Media:Dusan_Barok_Interview_Neural_2013.pdf|"Dušan Barok, Interview"]], ''Neural'' 44: Special Issue on Post-Digital Print (2013), pp 10-11. Conducted Jan 2013. {{en}}
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* [http://www.culturemobile.net/artek/erreur-impression-une-expo-virtuelle/monoskop-log-dusan-barok-20002013 "Monoskop Log de Dušan Barok"], ''Culture Mobile'', 29 Apr 2013. {{fr}}
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* Alessandro Ludovico, [https://www.eurozine.com/die-dehnbare-bibliothek/ "Die dehnbare Bibliothek. Bücherdigitalisierung und daran anknüpfende Kunstprojekte"], ''Springerin'' 3, Vienna, Aug 2013. {{de}}
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** [https://www.eurozine.com/the-liquid-library/ "The Liquid Library"], ''Eurozine'', 26 Aug 2013. {{en}}
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* Barbora Linková, [[Media:Linkova_Barbora_2014_Monoskop_Interview.pdf|"Monoskop, e-mailové interview s Dušanem Barokem"]], Mar 2014. Conducted for the author's dissertation. {{cz}}+{{sk}}
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* Michal Murin, [[Media:Dusan_Barok_rozhovor_Enter_2014.pdf|"Share & Go: Dušan Barok"]], ''Enter'' 16, Košice: Dive Buki, Autumn 2014, pp 84-87. Interview conducted May-Jun 2013. {{sk}} [http://www.divebuki.sk/sk/casopis-enter/enter-no-16]
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* Barbora Linková, [http://is.muni.cz/th/361388/ff_m/LINKOVA__Barbora_Diplomova_prace_final.pdf#page=61 "Monoskop"], ch. 6.3 in Linková, ''Archivy a sbírky. Od uměleckého archivu k internetové databázi'', Brno: Masaryk University, 2014, pp 61-65. Master's thesis. {{cz}}
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* Sarah Hamerman, [http://listheory.prattsils.org/cataloging-plunder-thoughts-on-the-digital-text-sharing-underground/ "Cataloging Plunder: Thoughts on the Digital Text-Sharing Underground"], ''LIS Theory'' blog, 20 Nov 2014; upd. as [http://www.fvckthemedia.com/issue61/pirate-libraries Pirate Libraries and the Fight for Open Information"], ''The Media'' 61: The Immaterial Digital Labor Issue, 5 Sep 2015. {{en}}
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* Michal Rehúš, [[Media:Barok_Rehus_2015_Softver_je_tiez_literaturou.pdf|"Softvér je tiež literatúrou"]], [http://kloaka.membrana.sk/2015/03/kloaka-32014/ ''Kloaka'' 5:3], Bratislava: Literis, 2014, pp 29-36. Interview conducted Sep-Dec 2014. {{sk}}
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* McKenzie Wark, [https://monoskop.org/images/e/ef/Medak_Mars_WHW_eds_Public_Library_Javna_knjiznica.pdf#page=112 "Metadata Punk"], in ''Javna knjižnica / Public Library'', eds. Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, and WHW, Zagreb: WHW & Multimedia Institute, 2015, pp 111-117. {{en}}
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** [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/hr/metapodatkovni-punk/ "Metapodatkovni punk"], trans. Dušanka Profeta, in ''Javna knjižnica / Public Library'', eds. Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, and WHW, Zagreb: WHW & Multimedia Institute, 2015, pp 41-47, [https://monoskop.org/images/e/ef/Medak_Mars_WHW_eds_Public_Library_Javna_knjiznica.pdf#page=42 PDF]. {{cr}}
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* Tomislav Medak, [https://monoskop.org/images/e/ef/Medak_Mars_WHW_eds_Public_Library_Javna_knjiznica.pdf#page=122 "The Future After the Library. UbuWeb and Monoskop's Radical Gestures"], in ''Javna knjižnica / Public Library'', eds. Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, and WHW, Zagreb: WHW & Multimedia Institute, 2015, pp 121-137. {{en}}
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** [http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/hr/buducnosti-iz-knjiznice/ "Budućnosti iz knjižnice. Radikalne geste UbuWeba i Monoskopa"], in ''Javna knjižnica / Public Library'', eds. Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, and WHW, Zagreb: WHW & Multimedia Institute, 2015, pp 51-66, [https://monoskop.org/images/e/ef/Medak_Mars_WHW_eds_Public_Library_Javna_knjiznica.pdf#page=52 PDF]. {{cr}}
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* Davide Giorgetta, Valerio Nicoletti, [[Media:Barok_Giorgetta_Nicoletti_2015_Monoskop_Interview_EN_IT.pdf|"They are Not Yet Books. Conversation with Dušan Barok" / "Non sono ancora libri. Conversazione con Dušan Barok"]], ''Progetto grafico'' 28: "Publishing", eds. Maria Rosaria Digregorio, Silvio Lorusso, Silvia Sfligiotti, and Stefano Vittori, Milan: AIAP, Nov 2015, pp 58-69, [http://www.davidegiorgetta.com/they-are-not-yet-books.html HTML]. Conducted Mar 2015. [http://www.valerionicoletti.eu/progettografico.html] [http://www.aiap.it/documenti/14730/77] {{en}}/{{it}}
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* Lenka Rišková, [https://is.muni.cz/th/nniax/Lenka_Riskova_Final.pdf#page=37 "Monoskop.org"], in Rišková, ''Kultúra v sieti.Nezávislé iniciatívy v umení a kultúre nových médií v Bratislave po roku 2000'', Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015, pp 37-39 & 50-51. Master's thesis. [https://is.muni.cz/th/nniax/] {{sk}}
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* Annet Dekker, [[Media:Dekker_Annet_2017_Copying_As_a_Way_to_Start_Something_New_A_Conversation_with_Dusan_Barok_About_Monoskop.pdf|"Copying as a Way to Start Something New. Annet Dekker in Conversation with Dušan Barok About Monoskop"]], in ''Lost and Living (in) Archives'', ed. Annet Dekker, Amsterdam: Valiz, 2017. Conducted May-Jun 2016. [http://www.valiz.nl/en/lost-and-living-in-archives.html] {{en}}
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* William Blueher, [https://arlisna.org/publications/multimedia-technology-reviews/1282-monoskop "Monoskop"], ''Art Libraries Society of North America'', Oct 2017. Review. {{en}}
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* Vanessa Kowalski, [https://monoskop.org/images/2/2a/Kowalski_Vanessa_On_Curating_Online_Buying_Time_in_the_Middle_of_Nowhere_2018.pdf#page=65 "Monoskop"], in Kowalski, ''On Curating, Online: Buying Time in the Middle of ''Now''here'', Helsinki: Aalto University, 2018, pp 129-137. Case study in Master's Thesis in Curating, Managing, and Mediating Art. [https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/bitstream/handle/123456789/32309/master_Kowalski_Vanessa_2018.pdf#page=65] {{en}}
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* Nina Vidovencová, ''[https://is.muni.cz/th/b328c/MASARYKOVA_UNIVERZITA.pdf#page=68 Digitálny upgrade v slovenskom vizuálnom umení]'', Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018, p 68. Master's thesis. [https://is.muni.cz/th/b328c/] {{sk}}
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* Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, [https://monoskop.org/images/b/b3/Thylstrup_Nanna_Bonde_2018_The_Licit_and_Illicit_Nature_of_Mass_Digitization.pdf#page=11 "Monoskop"], in Thylstrup, ''The Politics of Mass Digitization'', MIT Press, 2018, pp 89-94, n161-162, [https://monoskop.org/media/text/thylstrup_2018_the_politics_of_mass_digitization/#d2e314 HTML]. {{en}}
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<div style="float: left; width: 48%">
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== Site news ==
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<small>
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* Monoskop's server has been upgraded and the website is now HTTP Secure thanks to [https://letsencrypt.org/ LetsEncrypt] ! (26 Apr 2016)
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* Between 23 July and 2 August 2015, Monoskop was accessible through http://monoskop.multiplace.org due to an issue with our registrar of the ''.org'' domain.
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* Installed a more recent version of MediaViewer, all images should be finally loading properly. (23 May 2015)
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* The website has been slightly restructured. The [[Monoskop|frontpage]] now shows some of the latest additions, and there is a new section with [[Contents]]. The subtitle has been updated to the more fitting "wiki for collaborative studies of art, media and the humanities" from the former "collaborative wiki research on the history of art, culture and media technology".  (31 Aug 2014)
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* Monoskop wiki has been upgraded to the latest stable MediaWiki version, 1.23, and has several new extensions installed. The most exciting is MediaViewer for images which is still in beta (try it out by clicking on any image). A list of all installed extensions is [[Special:Version|here]]. (5 Jun 2014)
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* Monoskop wiki re-launches in new design, inspired by [http://www.movingbrands.com/work/wikipedia-an-mb-internal-project Moving Brands' Wikipedia Identity proposal]. (11 Mar 2012)
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* Support of the [http://www.mediawikiwidgets.org/Twitter Twitter widget] enabled. You can now embed a twitter feed on your profile. (11 Mar 2012)
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* Monoskop moves to a new domain: http://monoskop.multiplace.org. Old links are preserved. (5 Mar 2012)
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* Monoskop wiki now supports embedding videos from Youtube, Vimeo, Blip.tv, Google Video, UStream, and basically any publicly accessible website (using HTML5 video tag), as well as documents from Google Books, Scribd, and SlideShare, image searches and slideshows from Flickr, and stills from Google Maps and Google Street View. See [http://www.mediawikiwidgets.org/Widgets_Catalog#Widgets_available MediaWikiWidgets manual] to learn how. (16 Nov 2011)
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* Realising there are almost 100 users or so registered, we did small improvements in user profiles. Using your profile (find [[Special:Userlist|here]]) you can now share what you have been working on, message others, etc. (28 Jul 2008)
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</small></div><div style="float: left; width: 4%">&nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div style="float: left; width: 48%">
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==Archives and backups==
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/*/burundi.sk/monoskop Burundi.sk/monoskop on Internet Archive], 2004-12.  
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/*/monoskop.org Monoskop.org on Internet Archive], 2012ff.
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* [http://archive.is/http://monoskop.org/* Monoskop.org on Archive.is]
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* [https://monoskop.org/twitter/ @monoskop twitter feed], 2009-2017.
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==Sister projects==
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* [[Monoskop Log]], writings on art, culture, and media technology.
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* [[Remake]], REthinking Media Art in K(C)ollaborative Environments
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== Wiki ==
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[[Monoskop:About|Monoskop]] is a wiki where anyone can edit any article and have those changes posted immediately. Learn [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page how to edit pages].
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==Design==
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The current Monoskop skin was inspired by [http://www.movingbrands.com/work/wikipedia-an-mb-internal-project Moving Brands' Wikipedia Identity proposal] and [[Michael Murtaugh]]'s customized MediaWiki Monobook skin, and uses [http://www.typotheque.com/fonts/fedra_sans Fedra Sans] font designed by [[Peter Biľak]], along with [http://www.google.com/webfonts/specimen/GFS+Neohellenic Greek Font Society's Neohellenic] font for the headlines.
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== Hosting ==
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Monoskop runs on [http://www.mediawiki.org MediaWiki] software, and is hosted by the [http://multiplace.org/wiki/server.html Sanchez] free art server, maintained by [[Multiplace]].
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==Contact==
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db at monoskop dot org
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==Copyrights==
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; User Notice for Copyrighted Materials on Research Website
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Some of the text, images, graphics, audio and video clips, and other content of this website (collectively, the "Content"), are protected by copyright law, where the copyright is owned by third parties. Monoskop is making the third-party Content available to you under the fair use doctrine. Fair use permits only certain limited uses of the Content.
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You may use the website and its Content only for your personal, educational and scholarly use. If you wish to distribute or make any of the Content available to others, or to use any Content for any purpose other than your personal, educational and scholarly use, you must obtain any required permission from the copyright holder.
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Monoskop is a wiki for collaborative studies of the arts, media and humanities.

Events

Košice, November 2018

Monoskop discussed as part of the New Europe convention organised by Katarina Živanović and Marko Popović at Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Košice.

Seoul, September-November 2018

Exhibition Library, the work commissioned from Monoskop by the Seoul Mediacity Biennale displayed as part of exhibition at Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea from 5 September through 18 November 2018. The installation, 6.5 × 5.5 × 2.4 m in size, includes thirty catalogues of imaginary exhibitions contributed by Monoskop's friends and collaborators including the Archive of the Museum of American Art-Berlin, Joana Chicau, Annet Dekker, Leslie Drost-Robbins, Espen Sommer Eide, Kenneth Goldsmith, Sarah Hamerman and Sam Hart, Seewon Hyun, Václav Janoščík and Eva Skopalová, Geraldine Juárez, Josefina Björk and Bhavisha Panchia, Mara Karagianni and John Colenbrander, Richard Kitta and Michal Murin, Jungmin Lee, Signe Lidén, Silvio Lorusso and Sebastian Schmieg, Ilan Manouach, Darija Medić, Multimedia Institute Zagreb (Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, et al.), Michal Murin, Possible Bodies (Femke Snelting and Jara Rocha), Purple Noise, Jürgen Rendl, Danny Snelson, Supermuch, Technopolitics Working Group (John Barker, Sylvia Eckermann, Doron Goldfarb, Armin Medosch, Gerald Nestler, Felix Stalder, Axel Stockburger, Matthias Tarasiewicz, Thomas Thaler, Ina Zwerger, et al.), Charles Turner, Takuma Uematsu, Yuki Hayashi, Tadashi Kobayashi and Tetsuya Goto, Marina Valle Noronha, and Amy Suo Wu. Created in collaboration with curator Kyung Yong Lim and coordinator Minkyung Kim. Supported by Seoul Mediacity Biennale. PDF exhibition booklet. Project page.

Athens, March 2018

The symposium "Shadow Libraries", part of the Shadow Libraries: UbuWeb in Athens programme organised by Ilan Manouach and Kenneth Goldsmith (UbuWeb), brought together Dušan Barok (Monoskop), Marcell Mars (Public Library), Vicki Bennett (People Like Us), Cornelia Sollfrank (Giving What You Don't Have), Peter Sunde (The Pirate Bay), and Prodromos Tsiavos. The event was held at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) and Onassis Culture Centre in Athens. Talk. Reports by Αναστασία Βαϊτσοπούλου and Δέσποινα Ζευκιλή (in Greek). Video documentation is forthcoming.

New York, November 2017

Monoskop has contributed a selection of works on cybernetics to New York's Cybernetics Conference and its temporary circulating cybernetics research library prepared by Sarah Hamerman, David Isaac Hecht and Dan Taeyoung. The conference is organised by Sam Hart, Melanie Hoff and Francis Tseng. Report.

Warsaw, November 2017-February 2018

Warsaw's Museum of Modern Art holds the exhibition The Other Trans-Atlantic: Kinetic and Op Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America 1950s-1970s prepared in partnership with Monoskop.

Basel, October 2017

Participation at a workshop on art and commons organised by Felix Stalder, Cornelia Sollfrank and Shusha Niederberger at the House of Electronic Arts (HEK) in Basel.

Bratislava, June 2017

Discussion and presentation at the Bratislava Book Festival held at the Arena Theatre, Bratislava, upon invitation of its director Peter Michalík. [1]

Novi Sad, May 2017

Monoskop's Architecture page printed as a single scroll and displayed as part of the Public Library / Javna knjižnica exhibition. Tomislav Medak read our statement For a Flat Library of Architecture in Serbo-Croatian.

New York, October 2016

Presentation at The Sunview Luncheonette in Brooklyn, NYC, upon invitation of artist Matej Vakula. [2] [3]

Mons, October 2015

Ideographies of Knowledge, a symposium on documentation and classification of knowledge organised by Monoskop at the Mundaneum in Mons, Belgium, on 3 October 2015. The event brought together digital librarians, media theorists, designers, researchers and artists to discuss the poetics, aesthetics and politics of information and knowledge in relation to digital libraries, search engines and the legacy of library/documentation science. With Dušan Barok, Matthew Fuller, Geraldine Juárez, Stéphanie Manfroid, Marcell Mars, Nikita Mazurov, Tomislav Medak, Michael Murtaugh, Robert M Ochshorn, Barbora Šedivá, Femke Snelting, and Matěj Strnad.

Basel, June 2015

Participation at Sources and Resources, a panel discussion in the framework of Economies of Aesthetics conference held at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Campus of the Arts. The panel was prepared by FHNW's Institute of Experimental Design and Media Cultures.

Vienna, June 2015

A statement on public libraries and presentation of Monoskop at the Technopolitics seminar, upon invitation of Armin Medosch.

Zagreb, June 2015

Javna knjižnica / Public Library, an exhibition and conference organised by What, How and for Whom/WHW and Multimedia Institute, and hosted by Nova Gallery, [4], [5], [6]. On the occasion, the curatorial collective WHW created an online hybrid-archive exhibition featuring selected works from the archives of UbuWeb and Monoskop: Part 1: Art and Its Dissatisfaction, Part 2: Art Is Not a Mirror, Art Is a Hammer, Part 3: The Rights and Freedoms, Tricks and Pranks (commentaries in Croatian).

Bergen, March 2015

The Extensions of Many: Seminars on Media Aesthetics, a series of seminars organised by Bergen Center for Electronic Arts (BEK) together with Monoskop was held at Hordaland kunstsenter in Bergen, Norway. The series explored the ambiguity of the notion of media from an aesthetic and technological perspective; speakers included Ina Blom, Florian Cramer, Knut Ove Eliassen, Olga Goriunova, Aud Sissel Hoel, Eleni Ikoniadou and Femke Snelting. Introductory talk, Part 2.

Stuttgart, October-November 2014

Public Library: Rethinking the Infrastructures, an exhibition and conference sparked by Marcell Mars and hosted by Württembergsicher Kunstverein. With Aaaaarg.org, Vuk Ćosić, Sebastian Lütgert and Jan Gerber, Monoskop, Postcapital Archive, Praxis, Femke Snelting, Cornelia Sollfrank, and many others. Organised in collaboration with Akademie Schloss Solitude. Video documentation.

Washington, DC, April-June 2014

The National Gallery of Art prepared the film programme Artists, Amateurs, Alternative Spaces: Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe, 1960-1990 inspired by the resources on Monoskop. The programme curated by Ksenya Gurshtein and Joanna Raczynska comes with a comprehensive online companion. [7]

Novi Sad, July 2013

An Archive/Live Archive/UnArchive and Public Library workshop, with Kenneth Goldsmith (UbuWeb), Dušan Barok (Monoskop), Simon Worthington (Mute Magazine), Marcell Mars (Public Library), and the hosting organisation, kuda.org. The event was part of Aesthetic Education Expanded, a collaborative project by Berliner Gazette, Kontrapunkt, kuda.org, Multimedia Institute and Mute. Video documentation.

Ljubljana, November 2012

HAIP 2012: Public Library / Javna knjižnica, a conference and exhibition hosted by Kiberpipa. With Aaaaarg.org, Vuk Ćosić, Sebastian Lütgert and Jan Berger, Marcell Mars, Monoskop, Simon Worthington, and many others. Video documentation.

Prešov, October 2012

Presentation at the University of Prešov andragogy seminar led by Branislav Frk; and at Wave club in Prešov within CyberTalks series organised by Peter Pankuch; a discussion with Kristian Lukić.

Rotterdam, July 2012

Unlimited Editions, a public discussion on personal collecting and media archiving; with Annet Dekker, Darko Fritz, Florian Cramer and Sandra Fauconnier. Hosted by TENT, Rotterdam. Launch of the Monoskop online library.

Novi Sad, April 2012

Presentation at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina in Novi Sad, by User:Dusan, upon invitation of Luka Kulić. Part of the Digitizing Ideas project.

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Brno, April 2012

Remake conference organised by Barbora Šedivá at The Brno House of Arts. Talk by Dušan.

Brno, March-April 2012

Monoskop co-curates the exhibition Remake: REthinking Media Art in K(C)ollaborative Environments for which emerging artists were commissioned to create works inspired by Central and Eastern European media art pioneers, namely Vladimir Bonačić, Stanisław Dróżdż, Stanislav Filip, Bulat Galeyev, Jozef Malovec, Nicolas Schöffer, and Steina and Woody Vasulka. Participating artists include Andrej Boleslavský, Aleksandra Hirszfeld, Zuzana Husárová & Ľubomír Panák, Richard Loskot, The Lost Horse Gallery project (Elvar Mar Kjartansson, Unnur Andrea Einarsdóttir, Joseph Marzolla, Leo Stefansson, Alexander Zaklynsky, Tony Maslić), Lia Perjovschi, Andrew Prior & David Strang, ReCYSP1 team (Julien Bellanger, Guillaume Brunet, Cédric Doutriaux & Catherine Lenoble), Standuino (Václav Peloušek & Ondřej Merta), and Ján Šicko. The exhibition is held at The House of Lords of Kunstat, 4AM / Gallery of Architecture and G99 Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic from 7 March through 15 April 2012. Catalogue, special magazine issue and special journal issue published.

Zagreb, December 2011

G33koskop seminar at Mama, organised by Marcell Mars. The first public presentation of the then offline Monoskop file archive. Talk by Dušan.

Tallinn, October 2011

Gateways: Workshop for Curators from Central and Eastern Europe, presentation by Mária Rišková.

Kiev, June 2011

Presentation by Barbora Šedivá.

Bratislava, May 2011

Presentation at the New Media Art & Digital Art Meeting Point seminar organised by 13 kubikov. Talk by Dušan (Slovak).

Prague, June 2007

Presentation at the Glocals and Outsiders conference organised by Denisa Kera. Talk by Dušan.

Prague, February 2006

Presentation at the New Media programs in the Czech Republic seminar organised by Denisa Kera and Miloš Vojtěchovský. Variation of the text appeared in the Mag.Net publication in March 2006. Talk by Dušan.

Writings about Monoskop

Site news

  • Monoskop's server has been upgraded and the website is now HTTP Secure thanks to LetsEncrypt ! (26 Apr 2016)
  • Between 23 July and 2 August 2015, Monoskop was accessible through http://monoskop.multiplace.org due to an issue with our registrar of the .org domain.
  • Installed a more recent version of MediaViewer, all images should be finally loading properly. (23 May 2015)
  • The website has been slightly restructured. The frontpage now shows some of the latest additions, and there is a new section with Contents. The subtitle has been updated to the more fitting "wiki for collaborative studies of art, media and the humanities" from the former "collaborative wiki research on the history of art, culture and media technology". (31 Aug 2014)
  • Monoskop wiki has been upgraded to the latest stable MediaWiki version, 1.23, and has several new extensions installed. The most exciting is MediaViewer for images which is still in beta (try it out by clicking on any image). A list of all installed extensions is here. (5 Jun 2014)
  • Monoskop wiki re-launches in new design, inspired by Moving Brands' Wikipedia Identity proposal. (11 Mar 2012)
  • Support of the Twitter widget enabled. You can now embed a twitter feed on your profile. (11 Mar 2012)
  • Monoskop moves to a new domain: http://monoskop.multiplace.org. Old links are preserved. (5 Mar 2012)
  • Monoskop wiki now supports embedding videos from Youtube, Vimeo, Blip.tv, Google Video, UStream, and basically any publicly accessible website (using HTML5 video tag), as well as documents from Google Books, Scribd, and SlideShare, image searches and slideshows from Flickr, and stills from Google Maps and Google Street View. See MediaWikiWidgets manual to learn how. (16 Nov 2011)
  • Realising there are almost 100 users or so registered, we did small improvements in user profiles. Using your profile (find here) you can now share what you have been working on, message others, etc. (28 Jul 2008)
  

Archives and backups

Sister projects

  • Monoskop Log, writings on art, culture, and media technology.
  • Remake, REthinking Media Art in K(C)ollaborative Environments

Wiki

Monoskop is a wiki where anyone can edit any article and have those changes posted immediately. Learn how to edit pages.

Design

The current Monoskop skin was inspired by Moving Brands' Wikipedia Identity proposal and Michael Murtaugh's customized MediaWiki Monobook skin, and uses Fedra Sans font designed by Peter Biľak, along with Greek Font Society's Neohellenic font for the headlines.

Hosting

Monoskop runs on MediaWiki software, and is hosted by the Sanchez free art server, maintained by Multiplace.

Contact

db at monoskop dot org

Copyrights

User Notice for Copyrighted Materials on Research Website

Some of the text, images, graphics, audio and video clips, and other content of this website (collectively, the "Content"), are protected by copyright law, where the copyright is owned by third parties. Monoskop is making the third-party Content available to you under the fair use doctrine. Fair use permits only certain limited uses of the Content.

You may use the website and its Content only for your personal, educational and scholarly use. If you wish to distribute or make any of the Content available to others, or to use any Content for any purpose other than your personal, educational and scholarly use, you must obtain any required permission from the copyright holder.