The simultaneous layering of music, media, performers, audience, and the surrounding ecosystem into a rhythmic "jungle" that includes the Web and other telecommunications systems. The objective is to celebrate an expanded sense of nature that's inclusive of culture and technology.
With roots in African-American jazz and 1990's Rave culture, the Web jam takes an improvisational, "emergent" approach to cultural, political, and ecological systems. The first Web jam, known as Organism, was instigated by Ebon Fisher in the spring of 1993, in collaboration with 120 artists and musicians from Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon