These links include all previously featured inspirations,
as well as new media art and poetry sites. Please report
Frogger by Neil Hennessey is a Java applet was produced
as a response to Derek Beaulieu's manuscript of Basho translations.
combines Myst/Riven-like puzzles with a whimsical animation
style. The puzzles are challenging but surrealistically intuitive,
and the combination of gorgeously textured organic settings
and playfully animated vector characters is plenty of motivation
to advance to the next level. Samorost is a rare combination
of entertainment, art, absurdism, and humor.
EST Game's forthcoming World
Fables promises an interesting adventure. The basic idea
of the game is that the ruler of the land, Mother Goose, has
been mysteriously losing control of her empire and the resulting
power vacuum has been disastrous.
is a literary game that addresses the pleasure of playing
a game and the enjoyment of reading a text. This java applet
is played with excerpts from books by female Austrian authors,
and the goal of the game is to match enough of the segments
to uncover the various texts as full pages.
This quicktime movie Game(z),
is not a game at all, it is actually an experimental video-art
work by philippe b.in which he argues that the body is perhaps
only a big game
Sound Poetry Scores: Pierre Albert-Birot, Hugo Ball, Giacomo
Balla, Fortunato Depero, and F.T. Marinetti are included in
this collection of early twentieth century sound poetry scores
with accompanying mp3's and links to further resources. Part
web's extensive sound
collection that gathers some hard to find contemporary
and historical avant-garde works in mp3 format.
to Language: Poet Charles Bernstein discusses the materiality
of language in this interview by radio producer and critic
Martin Spineli. Bernstein performs selections from his book
With Strings, his opera Shadowtime about the
life of Walter Benjamin, and "Dear Mr. Finelli."
This broadcast is part of Spinelli's Radio
Radio, a sixteen-part series of forty-five minute broadcasts
which asks an honest question: Is there really a place on
radio for experimentation? Twenty people immersed in radio,
sound and performance (Prix Italia winners, Prix Futura winners,
SONY winners and platinum recording artists as well as sound
poets, unconventional radio producers, audio artists, critically
savvy DJs and writers on the social and aesthetic margins)
offer, in their own ways, answers to this question through
conversation and the presentation of their work.
Jim Andrews was commissioned to create this interactive audio
work for New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence
web site. See also Andrews' paper, Nio
& the Art of Interactive Audio for the Web
Project:The naxsmash project online articulates memory,
desire, and mimetic violence through the voice of a submerged
cyborg presence, as topography, as cinematic desire, and as
music. Texts are culled and interactively rearranged in selections
from Italo Calvino, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Franz Kafka, Julien
Green, Walter Benjamin, and others. Flash 5, IE5, Quicktime,Shockwave
and vrml plugins are required.
Art Lecture 1 (11/26/02) and Sound
Art Lecture 2 (12/11/02) from Nothing Special With Kenny
G, WFMU radio program rehashing a lecture Goldsmith gave on
Sound Art spanning 1902-2001.
A E D A S T U D I O: Excerpts of John Maeda's reactive
graphics work from a 2001 Tokyo exhibition are available as
a download (Mac only). For the disappointed PC crowd, you
can try the calendar and greeting card Java applets Maeda
was commissioned to create for Shiseido.
Pattern by Geoff Lillemon of Oculart
is a colorful, nervous, reactive work that blends image, text
and motion in Lillemon's distinctive visual style.
a reactive visual Web art piece by Nicolas Clauss appears
in the Zed
Interactive Showcase. Requires Shockwave. See more of
Clauss' reactive work at his site, Flying
of reactive DHTML works from 1997-2000 by Reiner Strasser
is currently being exhibited in Attic,
the spaceless gallery, which ressurects and preserves
web art from older computers. The Attic is a new edition to
of the essential and beyond that, a fantastic site for
international Web art and visual poetry.
Two short pieces by Tom Scarpino, Hypertext
are clever word experiments. Requires the Shockwave
Lewis LaCook's Flash
Poetry Generator 3.0. You enter the verbs and nouns, choose
your visual background, and a poem is generated.
poems performed by jörg piringer,
2 minutes, 51 seconds. Requires Real Player. See his site
for more of his work with visual, interactive, and sound poetry.
by Shirin Kouladjie is an ongoing project that consists of
a series of video loops, with the emphasis on plain space
around objects, exaggerated movements and sound.
the Woods by Thomas Swiss and Seth Thompson, 1 minute
25 seconds. Requires Real Player.
a video poem by Quraysh Ali Lansana and directed by Kurt Heintz
relates the rites of passage from one generation to the next
among men of color. (1995, Chicago, 4 minutes. Requires Real
Player). See the e-poets
videotheque for more video poems and The
Book of Voices, for a new media library of poetry in spoken
word, performance, and text.
(Blank Carbon Copy) by Motomichi
Nakamura explores the world of bulletin boards, online
communities, search engines and e-mail communications by incorporating
content from real searches, messages and comments written
by online users in this hybrid work of time-based and interactive
Problem by Eric Loyer and Terri Ford, the viewer's mouse
movements control the performance of the poem. A fantastic
piece featured on Born
Dialogues 1.0 by Yucef Merhi, a work comprised of 18 different
flash movies made with a high-tech wristwatch camera, each
movie contains images of people reciting a verse. The interaction
between these "characters" generates new poems.
Created with funds from the Jerome Foundation for Turbulence.org
Jetty is an interactive shockwave rendition of Chris Marker's
1962 short film, La Jetée, a study of time,
memory and desire.
doorman [passing] by Domiziana Giordano & Reiner Strasser
is "an interactive 'photo-cinematic' piece," a well
crafted visual narrative.
Adriana de Barros joins forces with Joan Jimeniz in creating
Green which integrates film and poetry. See more of de
Barros work on Breathewords
Felix Jung's Round
is a visual performance of music sung in rhythmic intervals.
More of Jung's work is on display at Synesthesia.
Maps by Paul Catanese, a Chicago based storyteller whose
work explores the degradation of memory. Of this piece he
writes, "When we travel, our choices become a narration,
a grouping of letters, words and sentences. With every gesture
we write novels, and every stroll fills volumes of encyclopedia."
a project by Margot Lovejoy.
Problem Thomas Swiss and Errol Richardson
Puppet Nicolas Clauss and Jean Jaques-Birgé
Judith H. Montgomery, Valerie Archeno and Julien Moulin
from Marrow Monkey's Erik Loyer is a stupendous "episodic
interactive narrative" developed with the support of
a 1999 Rockefeller Media Fellowship.
by Zahra Safavian is a beautiful synthesis of poetry, prose
and graphical interface featured on Drunken
by Andy Campbell is a reactive fiction work featured on The
Art Circus Literature Network. Requires Flash.
Attempts to Clone a Poem Jason Nelson
Block from baresquare.com is a poetic spoof on today's
ubiquitous flash interface.
e-Tales a series of DHTML-based fables created by Joline
Blais, Keith Frank, and Jon Ippolito, suggests a new paradigm
for hypertext fiction.
Dreamlife of Letters, Brian Kim Stefans
by M.D. Coverley uses algorithms of timing and graphics to
ask: can the programmed regularity of the digital environment
be subverted to celebrate serendipity?
Red Riding Hood by 6am hoover features an amazing interpretation
of the classic Little Red Riding Hood tale.
and Trembling Michael Mosley
+ Drugs + Prince James Patterson.
from the Jack 'n' Jim Project.
Father in the Exhaust of Engines Bruce Smith and Mark
Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries
Muse in New York Designed by One Ten Design, this shockwave
poem written by Jim Tully recounts an aspiring jazz musician's
delivery to Carnagie Hall.
Poet Maribel Vega and Culture Design + Typography teamed up
to create this moving piece which uses beautiful photographs
to create an eerie and saddening mood.
a winner of the 5K competition from the5K.org,
reveals a portion of D.H. Lawrence's poem from the inside
out. The piece is created by Josh Santangelo of endquote,
and requires a DHTML-capable browser.
God Emily Sunderland and Yohan Gingras
Crank Seawater Crank Bunny
collaborative work with three poems by Diane Caney
Guerrilla Physicists By Michael Cower and Ikda
of a Mango Time-based Flash poem by Nathan Barnett with
graphic design by MOD7
Little Love Poems Line drawings in Flash by Vicki Wong
Forces 3-d graphics accompany this time-based poem (Java
applet) by Leisa Pierce, Sami Arola, and Jarkko Salminen,
published on Born Magazine
Old Lady and the Fly Animated version of this classic
tale by William Garratt
Time-based Flash poem by Christina Manning and designed by
What's in a can of beans? An amitated Flash poem performed
by Mr. Pritchard's class at Edelson Primary School. A PTG
Time-based Flash poem by Nicolas Castano, designed by Mathew
with a Broken Tongue: Series of Quicktime movies about
stuttering, by Chris Dohaney and Martin Casey
Iowa Review Web Publishing electronic literature since
1999, TIR Web is well-known for its commitment to new writing.
It now includes--along with electronic literature--other varieties
of experimental writing and art.
Magazine an experimental venue marrying literary arts
and interactive media. Updated quarterly.
is an online community space for new media art.
web features a fantastic collection of visual, concrete,
and sound poetry as well as essays on poetry and music.
an online multi-media publication that features fine and performing
Boat is an online art/literary journal dedicated to showcasing
poetery and prose, alongside works of art endemic to the medium
of the web, like hypertext, digital animation, sound, video
and web art.
is devoted to exploring how digital technology has impacted
the field of experimental poetics.
is a site for the discussion of contemporary poetry and poetics,
with a special focus on the poetics of online culture
the Meridian builds bridges between the print and online
poetry communities as well as seeks out and supports new forms
of literary art utilizing Internet technology and new theories.
& Net An online journal of the arts & new media,
edited by Claire Dinsmore.
Del Sol new media portal features hypermedia artwork and
Felix Jung's new media poetry
Studio Lab multimedia/Flash art
"Hypertext Hypermedia Literary Journal." Includes
interactive, hypertext poetry, literary essays and criticism.
experimental visual poetry, essays on new media by Jim Andrews
Electronic Book Review
Television has an open call for video poems
"Poetry in technicolor"
project by Adriana de Barros
Fiction Andy Campbell's publication of electronic interactive
sound visual interactive poetry etc.] jörg piringer's
interactive audio projects
network spoken word and video poems. See the e-poets
videotheque for video poems and
Book of Voices, for a new media library of poetry in spoken
word, performance, & text.
Literature Organization created to facilitate and promote
the writing, publishing and reading of literature in electronic
Kitchen connects hypertext writers globally with the latest
news, articles, essays, and links to current hypertext and
connects writers and readers around the world to experiment,
create new work, and expand the potential of the global literary