Tag: visual poetry

The Alphabet: Mans Best Friend

“A As In Dog” is an interactive poem created by Marko Niemi and Dan Waber.The creators are both digital expressionists with Waber more interested in manipulating text and Niemi writing interactive poetry, the two combined to put their skills to use in an original and beautiful way. The minimalist poem takes the alphabet, displays it in a grid layout and attaches…

The Absurdist Tour Guide: wandering through “Sydney’s Siberia”

Jason Nelson’s Sydney’s Siberia opens to a framed portrait of a man on a wall, with Nelson’s red pen marks circling his head like a halo. The text above the portrait, in both black and white letters, reads: “between 1875 and 1877 twelve men and women created the folly history society. their goal was to photograph strangers, build histories of important and far…

Nio and Kinetic Typography

Nio by Jim Andrews is an animated poetry piece from the first volume of the electronic literature collection. The piece incorporates two different mediums, text and audio, and forms what the artist himself describes as “interactive audio” and “visual poetry.” The piece uses a traditional poetry format in that it is divided into two verses but also branches out into…