»Ikon-Magazin« is a German language periodical devoted to contemp-
camera arts of the late modern, post-modern and digital varieties.
is published quarterly - out of offices in Munich, Germany.
»Digest« collects some of the material originally published
in the Ger-
language part of the Magazin into a coherent English language reader
into the same sections as the German pages.
the German pages are updated and expanded monthly, this Digest
be enlarged less often, depending on how much material published in
German part seems interesting to an international audience.
start this Ikon-Digest in October of 2002 with three sections: »News«,
and »Specials«. Two more sections [»Discourse«
are to come and will be installed soon. See the empty buttons on
within the Digest is easy. You just click one of the buttons on
right to move from section to section. If you wish to enter the German
you click the »navigator« button. It calls up a linklist the
top button of
brings you back to the homepage of the magazine.
lower part of the navigator offers you links to four related websites
may also want to inspect. They are the other sites that - together with
»Ikon-Magazin« form the »Fotorama-Net«.
addition to the »Ikon-Magazin« this net consists of the »Ikon-Galerie«,
»Fotorama«, the »Fotomuseum«, and the »Fotobrowser«.
the »Ikon-Magazin« they are devoted to contemporary camera
well. The »Ikon-Galerie« is the homepage of the real world
the »Ikon-Magazin«. On its homepage it features virtual exhibi-
of the artists it represents in the real world.
»Fotorama« is the portal of the »Fotorama-Net«.
It is structured like
virtual Kunstahlle with spaces for solo, group and theme shows, a stu-
center with text resources on the contemporary camera arts, and
site map for the »Fotorama-Net«.
»Fotomuseum« is structured like real world photo-museums with
»galleries« and »cabinets« covering the major steps
in the evolu-
of photography as a mass medium and artistic tool.
»Fotobrowser« finally is specialized webcatalog listing about
[as of Sep 2002] to internet pages that contain information on ca-
arts in all parts of the world. It is continually updated & expanded.
present no browser plug-ins are needed to view all content offered
the various sites of the »Fotorama-Net«. Only the »java
of your browser has to be active, since a good part of the in-
here in the »Ikon-Magazin« and elswehere in the »Fotorama-
is stored in new windows, which can only be opened with active
we wish happy browsing.