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Friday, September 10, 2004

E-Poetry in the News

via C&RL News

The amount of e-poetry, in its various forms, on the Web is astounding. A simple Google search on the word poetry returns over 9 million results. This bibliographic article attempts to highlight interesting, unusual, or even simply illustrative examples. It is not an attempt to exhaustively catalog e-poetry resources or to judge them in any way.

The Death of Ana Maria Uribe

via Net Art News

In the late 1960s Argentine artist Ana Maria Uribe began creating typoemas -- static black-on-white visual compositions rendered using a standard office typewriter. Anticipating the keyboard's pancultural ubiquity and its potential for artmaking, these early works provided a foundation for the anipoemas that emerged in the 1980s.