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Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry's Ontological Implications by David Jhave Johnston

By David Jhave Johnston

This booklet deals a decoder for the various new kinds of poetry enabled through electronic know-how. reading a few of the unusual technological vectors converging on language, it proposes a poetics acceptable to the electronic period whereas connecting electronic poetry to standard poetry's issues with being (a.k.a. ontological implications). electronic poetry, during this context, isn't really easily a descendent of the e-book. electronic poems are usually not unavoidably "poems" or written through "poets"; they're present in advertisements, conceptual artwork, interactive screens, performative tasks, video games, or apps. Poetic instruments contain algorithms, browsers, social media, and information. Code blossoms into poetic gadgets and poetic proto-organisms.Introducing the phrases TAVs (Textual-Audio-Visuals) and TAVITS (Textual-Audio-Visual-Interactive), Aesthetic Animism theorizes a relation among medical procedure and literary research; considers the temporal implications of animation software program; and hyperlinks software program reports to inventive writing. mainly it introduces many examples of electronic poetry inside a playful but thought of versatile taxonomy. sooner or later imagined the following, electronic poets software, sculpt, and nourish colossal immersive interfaces of semi-autonomous be aware ecosystems. Poetry, greater through code and lively through sensors, reengages subject matters energetic on the starting place of poetry: animism, company, cognizance. electronic poetry may be perceived as residing, since it is living.

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