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As pioneer in the field, the collective Database of Virtual Art (DVA)
has been documenting the rapidly evolving digital installation art since
1998. Beside new artist specials, which will be joined
by editorial features, the DVA offers henceforth an innovative
submission process: Collective documentation is supported by simplified
*assist tools* to help upload information for publication in minutes.

Artists, and at this point an additional 282 theorists and
mediaarthistorians, are members of the collective DVA-Archive. Monthly
evaluated user statistics and open source technology support the
collective process The DVA received public support from various
foundations, allowing its research-oriented, complex overview of
immersive, interactive telematic and genetic art to be developed in
cooperation with known media artists, researchers and institutions of
the field. The DVA is based on the “concept of expanded

Currently it contains thousands of work descriptions and digital
documents, videos, technical data, institutions and bio-bibliographical
information. As one of the richest resources online, with a systematic
thesaurus, the scientific project was from its beginning a university
based endeavor.

We encourage your remarks and suggestions!

Anyone dealing with Media Art who has information or data to share is
encouraged to register with 

____ADVISORY BOARD_____Database_of_Virtual_Art_______ Roy ASCOTT, Beryl
GRAHAM, Erkki HUHTAMO, Jorge LA FERLA, Gunalan NADARAJAN, Christiane
PAUL, Martin ROTH, Steve WILSON 

Beside the Database of Virtual Art - GOETTWEIG-ONLINE will be up this
month. The Print Collection contains 30.000 original prints from
Renaissance to Barock. Connecting these archives will provide our field
with an open archive contextualizing media art in art and image history.

The DVA is partner of:

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