mIEKAL aND & Camille Baros

  • VAD – Video Art Database
  • is a longtime DIY cultural anarchist & the creator of an infoplex worth of visual-verbal lit, audio-art, performance ritual & hypermedia for the Macintosh, all distributed by Xexoxial Editions. His hypermedia works reside at JOGLARS Crossmedia Broadcast (http://www.joglars.org). Recent work has focused on activating online collaborative workspaces where writers & media artists can create collective digital works in a real time environment. Recent books include “Literature Nation” with Maria Damon, published by Potes and Poets Press and “advancienced snakespeared” published by extant. With Camille Bacos, he has producted 2 visual-poetry digital films, “…entré pyrobiblios…” and “The Samsara Laundry” which has been shown at festivals at Harvard & Notre Dame.

    Since 1991, he has made his home at Dreamtime Village (http://www.dreamtimevillage.org), a hypermedia / permaculture village project, located in the driftless bioregion of southwestern Wisconsin. And devotes much time to creating edible wilderness indoors & out, growing such things as figs, citrus, cherries, grapes & chestnuts. 1998 marked the creation of THE DRIFTLESS GROTTO OF WEST LIMA (http://www.dreamtimevillage.org/grotto), a permanent public grotto/park/installation which when finished will feature a bird-operated time machine in a 25 ft blue glass tower.

    mIEKAL aND participates in

  • Violence Online Festival
  • curated by Agricola de Cologne

  • VideoChannel
  • Selection III
    curated by Agricola de Cologne

  • [R][R][F]200x—>XP – global networking project
  • Iraq – the war and post-war period
    curated by Agricola de Cologne