CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY AND GENOMIC CULTURE
Edited and curated by Dmitry Bulatov.
The National Centre for Contemporary art (Kaliningrad branch, Russia), The National Publishing House "Yantarny Skaz": Kaliningrad, 2004. ISBN 5-7406-0853-7
Idea of the project and sci-art-composition: Dmitry Bulatov
Securing of the process: Elena Tsvetaeva
Camera-ready copy (off-line): Dmitry Bulatov, Eugeny Palamarchuk
Camera-ready copy (on-line): Eugeny Palamarchuk, Pavel Saveliev
Design: Pavel Saveliev
Music: Pavel Saveliev
Word-processing: Dmitry Bulatov
Technical Support: Eugeny Palamarchuk
Proof-reading: Dr. Prof. Thomas Bell, Deirdre Glynn, Irina Maksimova
Published by the National Center for Contemporary Arts (Kaliningrad Branch, Russia)
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International Coordination Council:
George Gessert (USA)
Prof. Christa Sommerer (Japan)
Dmitry Bulatov (Russia)
Dr. Prof. Thomas Bell (USA)
Ionat Zurr (Australia)
Particular thanks to Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI, New York) and personally to Mrs. Cynthia Pannucci for attention, friendly care, and support given in the process of work on this publication.
The National Center for Contemporary Art (Kaliningrad Branch, Russia) gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
"Computerra" Computer Magazine (Moscow)
"Art Magazine" (Moscow)
Magazine "Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie" (Moscow)
"ART" Magazine (Moscow)
"Art Electronics" Magazine (S.Peterburg)
On-line Magazine GIF.RU
Pro-Contemporary Art Edition "PH" (Kaliningrad)
Published with the assistance of:
The National Center for Contemporary Art (Moscow)
Goethe-Institute (St Petersburg Branch)
Institut Francais - Alliance Francaise de Saint-Petersbourg
Copyright © 2004 Dmitry Bulatov, the authors
Copyright © 2004 The National Center for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad Branch
Copyright © 2004 The National Publishing House "Yantarny Skaz"
All rights reserved. The title of the anthology, texts and photos are property of the National Center for Contemporary Art (Kaliningrad Branch, Russia), The National Publishing House "Yantarny Skaz", and the group of authors in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1998. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the editor. Exceptions are allowed for brief announcements in newspapers, magazines, in radio shows and TV. Any violation of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act is prosecuted.
The National Center for Contemporary Arts (Kaliningrad Branch, Russia) and the author and compiler express their thanks for the help given in the process of work on this publication:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Swedish Institute, Stockholm
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
ZKM Center for Art- and Mediatechnology, Karlsruhe
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Harvard Medical School, Boston
We also record our gratitude personally to:
Dr. Dana Boyd
Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Dencker
Julie R. Johnson
Dr. Sofia Kudrjavtseva
Prof. Dr. July Labas
Prof. Dr. Sergej Lukjanov
Sarah H. Paulson
Joanna T. Steichen
Dr. Karen Thornton
Individual thanks to Mr. Leonid Bazanov and Mr. Mikhail Mindlin (Moscow, Russia) for attention and friendly care given in the process of work on the anthology.
The National Center for Contemporary Arts (Kaliningrad Branch, Russia) expresses its gratitude for the help and support given in the process of work on this publication to Goethe-Institute (St. Petersburg) and personally to Mr. Wilfried Eckstein, Institut Francais - Alliance Francaise de Saint-Petersbourg and personally Mr. Bertrand de Hartingh, Mrs. Alexandra Leybovitch, and also to the magazine "Computerra" (Moscow) and personally to Mr. Leonid Levkovich, to the magazine "Tchelovek" (Moscow) and personally to Mr. Boris Yudin.
Individual thanks to staff members of the National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow and staff members of the Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art for friendly care given in the process of work on the anthology: Eugeny Umansky, Irina Pokrant, Irina Tchesnokova, Konstantin Baryshev, and Yury Vasiliev for professional work.
The editor wish to thank copyright holders who greatly assisted in this publication, including photographers or their representatives, estates, agencies, foundations, and collecting institutions. Every effort was made to identify and contact individual copyright holders; omissions are unintentional. The following are credits for copyrighted material, listed by the author's last name. Special gratitude for Adam Zaretsky for images provided from ZaretskyImageBank.
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