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Netochka Nezvanova «nebula.m81» | Nebula.M81
Netochka Nezvanova, «nebula.m81» Autonomous, 1999
Nebula.M81 | Screenshot | © Netochka Nezvanova

 Netochka Nezvanova

Pseudonym of an inter-media group of artists and software authors. Included among their products is the real-time video program «Nato.0+55» and the cross-media composition system «nebula.m81». Various personifications are used for the public appearances of Nezvanova. The mailing lists are composed in a cryptic and poetic «English +,» an English modified by ASCII signs and polyglot word fragments. Mixed in their messages one finds a polemic, critique of capitalism, with informative philosophical statements. Many refer to the group’s restrictive language and aesthetic mannerism as a cheap attitude. Others are fascinated by the ongoing riddle of its personality and unique poetry.
This being has different pseudonyms, such as «antiorp,» «integer,» «Irena Sabine Czubera,» or Netochka Nezvanova (after an unfinished novel by Feodor Dostoevski), and it uses the domain names «,» «,» or «m9ndfuke,» which appear on different mailing lists.

See also:
Katharine Mieszkowski, «The most feared woman on the Internet,» in: Technology, 2002,

M.R.M. Parrott, «The Art of Noise: Netochka Nezvanova,» in: rimric folio, spring 2002,