Tag: stir fry texts

Mincing Words in “Correspondence”

The Surrealists of the early 20th century were known for cutting up and rearranging found literature and compositing new texts from the old, free from the binds of logic and creative suppression. In the 21st century, this technique’s digital counterpart is known as┬ástir fry text,┬ácoined and spearheaded by visual poet Jim Andrews. Programmed in DHTML, the pieces are “texts that…

Stir Fry Texts

As we’ve seen so far, electronic literature can do a lot with texts, using interactive elements like hyperlinks to set it apart from the more passive experience we’re used to when engaging with them. My addition to the blog this week, however, has taken this a bit further than a lot of works we’ve looked at. Stir Fry Texts, by…