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Digital Art and MeaningReading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations$
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Roberto Simanowski

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780816667376

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.001.0001

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Kinetic Concrete Poetry

Kinetic Concrete Poetry

(p.58) 2 Kinetic Concrete Poetry
Digital Art and Meaning

Roberto Simanowski

University of Minnesota Press

This chapter describes the contemporary kinetic concrete poetry and its distinction from classical concrete poetry. It identifies the connection between software art, mannerism, postmodernism, Generation Flash, and the aesthetics of the spectacle. It also compares the culture of the depthless image in the digital age to the pure painting of the avant-garde art of the previous century.

Keywords:   kinetic concrete poetry, classical concrete poetry, software art, mannerism, postmodernism, Generation Flash, depthless image, pure painting, avant-garde art

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