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April 16, 2007

E-Poetry Symposium 2007


Present Poetic Forms in Action!

E-Poetry Symposium 2007 :: NYC: Performances and A Symposium on the LEA New Media Poetry Special Issue 21 April 2007 1600 - 1800hrs :: Segue Reading Series at the Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery at Bleecker, New York City :: Event Guest-Curated by Loss Pequeño Glazier :: Featuring Aya Karpinska, Elizabeth Knipe, and Jim Rosenberg. Shawn Rider, Respondent: Tim Peterson, Series Curator.

Live performances, talks, and discussion about New Media art forms, issues, and poetics in a cordial setting. Poetry is on the move ... catch a glimpse of present poetic forms in action! This event seeks to further conversation about poetics through its sampling in digital forms. Join us for an historic presentation of digital poetics featuring an engaging mix of foundational and emerging digital poets!

About the participants:

Aya Karpinska is a digital media artist and interaction designer. She is the 2006 recipient of the prestigious Brown University Fellowship in Electronic Writing.

Elizabeth Knipe is an engaging interdisciplinary artist. She is digital poet and experimental video artist who entertains an interest in physical electronic installations.

Jim Rosenberg has been working in non-linear poetic forms in one medium or another since 1966 and is one of the foundational figures in digital poetry. His best-known work is *Intergrams*.

Shawn Rider is a writer, artist, teacher and programmer, currently working as a Web Technologist for PBS TeacherLine. He is also the owner and Editor in Chief of GamesFirst.com, a long-running independent videogame review website.

Loss Pequeño Glazier is a digital poet, professor of Media Study, and Founder and Director of the Electronic Poetry Center. He is the author of the digitally-informed poetry collection *Anatman, Pumpkin Seed, Algorithm* (Salt Press) and the digital theory treatise *Digital Poetics: The Making of E-Poetries* (Alabama UP).

Tim Peterson is the author of *Since I Moved In* (Chax Press). He edits EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts and currently curates part of the Segue Reading Series in New York.

About the LEA issue

Guest edited by Tim Peterson, the issue features Loss Pequeño Glazier, John Cayley with Dimitri Lemmerman, Lori Emerson, Phillippe Bootz, Manuel Portela, Stephanie Strickland, Mez, Maria Engberg and Matthias Hillner. Don't forget to scurry over to the equally exciting gallery, exhibiting works by Jason Nelson, Aya Karpinska, Daniel Canazon Howe, mIEKAL aND, CamillE BacoS, Nadine Hilbert and Gast Bouschet. Click here to access the LEA New Media Poetics Special (LEA Vol 14 No 5 - 6). URL: http://leoalmanac.org/journal/Vol_14/lea_v14_n05-06/index.asp

Join us on April 21st for this celebration of *LEA*, the poetics of the present, and the diversity of digital forms!

Useful URLs

LEA Current Issue: http://leoalmanac.org/

Gallery: http://leoalmanac.org/gallery/index.asp

Posted by jo at April 16, 2007 01:40 PM