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4 some time now, various hierarchically-dependant entities have
been cauterizing net/web-based activities [n.cluding email-lists]
in an effort 2 streamline and contain the netwurk in all its varied
formulations. ][net.art][ lists that have previously m.braced
x.pressive/communicative tendencies of all typ][o][es r now dying
][heavily][ moderated & flame-driven deaths, with the survivors
either hanging on 4 dear text or abandoning the status-quo-seeking
shells in s][tatic][warms.
_arc[texture.eyes].hive_ seeks to fill the gap][ing hole][ left by
those lists previously d.voted 2 the e.volut][e][ion, discussion,
practice, & slippage of all actions oriented around the net/web.
_arc[texture.eyes].hive_ will try 2 jab ][@][ buttoned boundaries
& ][re][create a space where x.perimentation & de.ba][i][t.e
regarding any label u care 2 stick on/ova creative practices
involving the network [ie new media art, code poetry, net.art,
e.literature, content alteration poetry, web art, electronic art,
hackerese, digital projects, net.wurks, programmer writing, spam art,
incremental texts, theory/hybrid factions, software art, performative
interactions, werdwurk, calls 4 applications & submissions, gamer
rhetoric, technical info/details, net-linked announcements etc etc]
is 2 b x.pected & n.couraged.
we [mez & ftr] c the _arc[texture.eyes].hive_ list as a
dissemination/node point 4 all things geared 4/2wards/in the
n][w][e][b][t, including the active creation of net.wurks via the list
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