Archive for May 21, 2012

Two Future Binaries

May 21, 2012

This article chronicles the transition of the well-established online poetry journal Jacket to archival status hosted at the University of Pennsylvania and the parallel launch of a successor publication, Jacket2. The author addresses the new journal’s mission with special attention to the opportunities and challenges afforded to this digitally mediated resource.

via Two Future Binaries.

Kristen Gallagher a la Perec

May 14, 2012

Kristen Gallagher treats us to a new project inspired partly by George Perec’s early aesthetic experiments in information and consumer culture. Here she is reading off a list of very edible deli and other pret-a-manger items found at Grand Central Station. It was a bit too easy to imagine them arranged, portioned and displayed behind glass, prices affixed.

“that just goes on and on and on”