Programmatic Key Texts – from 2004, during the lead-up time to Refresh!
Dieter Daniels – What is the point of art in the media age?
Jean Gagnon – Collecting, preserving and archiving the media arts
Oliver Grau – Integrating Media Art into our Culture
Ryszard W. Kluszczyński – After Brunelleschi, after Alberti…
Lev Manovich – Abstraction and Complexity
W.J.T Mitchell – There Are No Visual Media
Gunalan Nadarajan – Phytodynamics and Plant Difference
Christiane Paul – Challenges for a Ubiquitous Museum: Presenting and Preserving New Media
Frank Popper (interviewed conducted by Joseph Nechvatal) – Origins of Virtualism: An Interview with Frank Popper
Barbara Maria Stafford – Still Trapped in Transcendance. Coherence vs. the Lure of Elsewhere
Peter Weibel – The Allusive Eye. Illusion, Anti-Illusion, Allusion