Author: kmunnis

Endemic Battle Collage

Geof Huth’s work Endemic Battle Collage is a 1985 experiment with computer animated poems- a precursor to the ones the class has seen this semester. Battle Collage consists of a few smaller poems made in the 1980s, and showed the potential of the personal computer for artists and poets alike, however, to a contemporary audience it seems inhibited by technological…

Synonymovie

Published in 2004, Eugenio Tiselli’s Synonymovie takes any word you choose, finds images, and makes a “movie” of it. In order to begin you will also need Adobe Shockwave which can be found here. The algorithm in Synonymovie takes your word and finds an image related to the word using an online search engine, then a synonym of the word which is…

Project for Tachistoscope [Bottomless Pit]

Project for Tachistoscope [Bottomless Pit] by William Poundstone- focuses on the relationship between images and words and subliminal advertising, and especially for our purposes, the subliminal effect in works of electronic literature.  The work contains a rapid narrative that is set to infinitely loop to a certain algorithm. There are not only words and images that are interchanging, but flashing lights…