Posts Tagged ‘Visual poetry’

01: A Survey of Materiality in Literature

Mallarmé’s famous dictum: ‘All earthly existence must ultimately be contained in a book’ is the starting point for a three-part analysis of materiality, one applied to his Le Livre.

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02: A Few Ways to Skin a Poem

This chapter draws upon the work of Huisman, Riffaterre and Perloff to establish the material basis of poetry. Above all, it is a genre that is visual and semiotically ungrammatical.

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04: Closing the Codex, Opening Ideas

These concluding remarks draw out the key threads of this thesis. They distill its overall essence and propose a basis from which a critical assessment of material poems might proceed.

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The Homeless Gods

The Homeless Gods is a "poem-world", an interactive city map of a mythological city, New Eridu. Users discover the city through a series of Flash poems.

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Conversions

Conversions is an exhibition of poetry in translation featuring the work of three Chinese poets. Their poems have been brought to life as large banners mounted on traditional Chinese scrolls.

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