ELO conference shakedown

June 15, 2008 at 9:09 pm Leave a comment

here are some hi lights and lo lights from the
Electronic Literature conference in Vancouver Washington
..by no means
comprehesive since i couldn't stay for the whole conference
nor did i see everything when i was there!
-sam smiley

Highlights - some really interesting people working
on some great
new media projects and theory

Lo-lights: Academic theory blow hards looking to be top dog in the new
media theory biz

Is "transliteracy" a new concept or just another buzzword? 
You be the judge..go to http://www.transliteracy.org
to form your opinion.

More in the theory vein..i find this interesting,
but you can check it out
for yourselves:

neat web sites i found out about:
Interactive Fiction Game (you have to download it)
Hors Categorie by Chris Calabro

Wonderful archive of a Beat writer in the Pacific Northwest
done by John F. Barber

Interesting Brazilian artist..a bunch of great web projects

Electronic Work by Jamie Allen

Really funny performance art work by David Kasdorf

More good performance work/video work

"Generative Visual Renku Project"

resource list of new media and electronic literature
by Deena Larsen

Online Journal called Vectors
Vectors maps the multiple contours of daily life
in an unevenly digital era, crystallizing around themes
that highlight the social, political, and
cultural stakes of our
increasingly technologically-mediated existence.

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