Synergies between words and sound in new media writing. This paper is based in the field of new media writing, or electronic literature: it focuses on literary works that employ computer programming, and in which the words can be screened or sounded. Such works commonly involve textual kineticism, interactivity, split screens, textual variability and many other features.
POETRY & POETICS seminars include readings, author talks and critical papers by eminent Australian and international poets and critics.
Lyn Hejinian is a poet, essay writer, translator and previous Guggenheim Fellow who holds a chair in literature at the University of California Berkeley.
Aboriginal author and poet Ali Cobby Eckermann discusses her award winning massacre verse novel Ruby Moonlight.
In this seminar Jaap Blonk talks about his work, placing it in the context of its roots: sound poetry, improvisation and new music.
Jan reads poems from his previously published collections in German and in English, and talks about his poetry.
As a term, provincialism invariably gets a bad press. It is associated in most people’s minds with narrow-mindedness, ignorance, belatedness and even foolishness. But there is one quality which is characteristic of the provincial, which is undeniably positive – this is the capacity for wonder.