Would you like to believe that there’s a little Franz Kline in all of us? It’s Friday. Make something wonderful with The Scribbler. Thanks, Tina, for this link.
Tinfish Press has published a free e-chapbook called Three Vietnamese Poets with translations by Linh Dinh. Here’s a poem by Phan Nhien Hao: Night, Fish, and Charlie Parker Night negotiating a plastic spoon on a table littered with fish bones all the illusions have been picked clean Charlie Parker, a piece of bread not yet… Continue reading Night, Fish, and Charlie Parker
Check out five new Stir Fry poems by Marko Niemi (Finland) on Vispo, the visual poetry blog of Jim Andrews. Niemi’s new work combines aspects of web technology, concrete poetry, and visual poetry. Although aimed more at the head than the heart, the gap between title and text can be intriguing. For example, "Four Musicians"… Continue reading Stir Fry
Have you experimented with One Word yet? Their instructions go like this: simple. you'll see one word at the top of the following page. you have sixty seconds to write about it. as soon as you click 'go' the page will load with the cursor in place. don't think. just write. The same folks offer… Continue reading Open 25
Check out this mixed media art at Born Magazine. Tisha b’av is written by David Harris Ebenbach. Jonathan Gould did the design work.
Today I had the good/great fortune to stumble uponWhat You Make It. Their tag line is: an online art zine of sorts. This piece is by Stephanie Statham. Found via 52 Projects.
In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Rhizome is hosting a festival of sorts. It’s very cool. There are conversations about art, new media, and technology. And there are links to some amazing projects. The Dumpster, for example, is art based on romantic break-ups, as charted in blogs kept during 2005. Keylines are threaded discussions on… Continue reading Rhizome’s Festival on the Net
Check out this language machine called JABBER. It is an invention of Neil Hennessey, and it’s very fun, if you the idea of a marriage between chance writing and video games appeals to you. Although the Poems That Go site has not been maintained in recent years, it’s still well worth a visit.
[excerpt] Urban Networks features five interactive art projects that examine social encounters and explorations in urban places. The works in this exhibition employ a range of technological devices that create urban community connections and offer insights into how emerging technologies might play an alternative role in our experience of everyday urban life. Finishing School presents… Continue reading Social Encounters at the Heart of the Art
Born Magazine’s spring issue is out. Each work in Born represents the merger of poetry, art, technology, and music. The art/design portion of Planetary Model is a great example of how the combination can carry a poem way beyond its original power.
At How2, Redell Olsen has compiled a great sampling of new media art. Sentence in France allows us to navigate the map and for each town or landmark, poetry guides us. For example, "Yellow is tired but bursting with talk." The artist, Ceridwen Buckmaster, describes her work as "a map, graffiti, a measure of time."… Continue reading New Media – Selections from How2
Graphic Poetry presents art/poems such as Cow/Girl, Paper Cut, and In the Bath.
Something that I stumbled upon. The website is called Levitated.
linguasso – dynamic emotional design The web-based program linguasso (for lingual and Picasso) creates totally random works of art, composed of text and based on several different emotions. The program chooses an emotion, then displays associated words and dynamically created sentences in random fonts, sizes and places. Each design seems to tell its own story.