Category: Fourteen

E. E. Cummings Poetry in Full Bloom

In The Sweet Old Etcetera, Alison Clifford has taken the very visual poetry of E. E. Cummings, and has painted a picture with it. The cool thing about this painting, though is you get to see her paint it, and you even get to help. While there are no actual paintbrushes, there are hypertexts that you get to click that…

The Disaster Date

“Dinner with Andre” is an interactive fiction game created by Liza Daly in 2000. The game received recognition as a nominee for Best Puzzles for the 2000 XYZZY Awards and scored 18th place in the 6th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition in 2000. The game has it’s own personality of being quirky and cute and is essentially a romantic comedy. The…

Black Out

For this blog, I decided to read a poem by Johannes Auer. What is special about this poem is that the reader is are creating it. The Artist gives you a gun and in the gun, there is a word from the poem. Once you click on that poem, you are taking out that word from the poem which leaves…

Brainstrips hurt your brain

“Brainstrips:  A three part knowledge series” by Alan Bigelow is a web created, comic strip. An adobe flash plug in is required to view the work. It has sound video animations and things that could not be reciprocated in a non digital platform.  The work starts out with some Philosophy. The reader can pick a question from a series of…

Beautifully eerie

This week I came across a new type of text adventure called The House Abandon. It falls under the horror genre and is easily the best horror game I have played in a while. The game is coded in Unity, which is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies for development of video games for PC, consoles, mobile devices…

The People of Haiti

The featured characters that told their story- http://justthisguy.co.uk/wp-content/archive/5Haitis/flash/output/5Haitis.html The multimedia work that I decided to check out was “5 Haiti’s” by Simon Kerr. The initial idea was to show the perspectives of different people living in Haiti around the time of the earthquake in 2010. This allowed readers to explore the stories of different characters that are framed by comic panels.…

Motion

“Motions takes human trafficking and contemporary slavery as its focus” (Smith). There is say “Words speak louder than anything else”.  Will Luers and Roger Dean added visual and sound effect to  Will Luers and Roger Dean added visual and sound effect to Motions to Hazel Smiths piece of art, which added aesthetic to the material. The images of Luers provided graphics description…