Tag: multi-genre

Clearing the clouds, clouding the clear

For today’s class we all played Jason Nelson’s four part game series “Arctic Acre Oddities and Curious Lands.” In these games Nelson uses glitch aesthetic to overturn a lot of standard notions about how a video game should deliver meaning and how one should function. Instead of making anymore generalizations right now about all of the games I’ll take a…

“Brainstrips” – A Multi-Genre “Knowledge Series”

Brainstrips, by Alan Bigelow, is a “3-part knowledge series” incorporating elements of comics, hypertext, and kinetic poetry (although in this work it would be more accurately described as kinetic prose.) Bigelow mixes different forms of electronic literature to create unique artworks, his multi-form/multi-genre work “American Ghosts” has already been covered on our blog. The first link above sends you to…