Re: Turns One Year Old

Subject: Re: Turns One Year Old
From: Ned Bouhalassa (
Date: Mon Aug 01 2005 - 09:13:12 EDT

Congratulations, John! I promise to spend some time to really check out
some of the music and ideas floating around Ruccas.


On 1-Aug-05, at 12:36 AM, John Nowak wrote:

> Today, on August 1st, ( celebrates the
> end of its first year of operation, and the start of the next. A year
> ago, launched with a handful of artists. Today, it features
> the works of over seventy artists and collaborative projects, nearly
> all of which are available under a Creative Commons license
> (
> Its growth and success are due entirely to the community, who have
> taken advantage of how easy it is to add their own page and share
> their work with one of the largest online audiences for unconventional
> electronic art.'s allowing of anyone to edit the site and
> add their own pages, as well as its offering of free hosting for
> aural, visual, and software art, has enabled this to happen. The
> philosophy is that the best way to create a site of this
> type is to give the community as much control as possible, and artists
> from all around the world have stepped up and proven that our
> philosophy is correct.
> In the coming year, I personally hope that the site will continue to
> grow at the rapid rate it has been. is a unique hub in the
> sense that is it only as good as the community makes it. Therefore, I
> urge all of you out there who are are trying to do something "new" to
> come share your artwork with us, and to encourage others to do the
> same. I know that I speak for the entire community when I
> say that we're looking forward to the next year of new additions, new
> directions for the site, and new community members.
> - John Nowak,

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       Ned Bouhalassa

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