keskiviikkona, lokakuuta 06, 2004

At the core of media poetry... the relationship of language in writing, pictures, and sounds to the technological media (books, typewriters, photography, film, electronic sound, letters, fax, radio, television, video, holography, computers): concrete and visual poetry, sound poetry, e-mail art, radio art, video- and holopoetry are corresponding genres related to digital poetry. Media poetry has long since prepared itself for mediating between divergent worlds: between individual media cultures, between art forms, between art and science. And it has long since left behind, or deconstructed, poetry's one-sided fixation on the book culture, even if these developments are only peripherally dealt with by literary studies, which usually continues to maintain the book as the primary medium. »