Becoming full-time web artist
Interview with Jim Andrews

Jim Andrews is a web artist with an extensive background, ranging from studies in English, Mathematics and Computer Science to being a percussionist in several bands. Andrews run a literary radio show and magazine, and organized venues for weekly poetry readings. Working as a freelance programmer and technical writer has propelled Andrews to cultivate his talents within the digital realm, creating work based in the emerging field of audio-visual poetry (see review in dd). Roberto Simanowski questions Andrews about the relationship in his work between programming skills and conceptual concerns, Andrews's opinion about the differences between European and North American net art, and the proverbial problem of the "media melting pot" which subordinates one medium into another.

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