Encoding and decoding text

Here is a list of some resources and a couple of examples of the huge amounts of excellent work that has been done in appropriation as ways of encoding and decoding text.  Below that I'm including some of the tools I have used in my own work which I encourage people to experiment with!

 

RESOURCES / EXAMPLES

DAY by Kenneth Goldsmith

UNSOUND METHOD by Tim Etchells

TWIXT THE CUP AND THE LIP by Curt Cloninger

A HUMUMENT 

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Ross Sutherland

EMOJIDICK

 

TOOLS

text mechanic

monoglot

online text summary

ark tv

 

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Nathan Jones completed his MPhil in the philosophies of language and noise at Brunel in March 2013. He founded language-art agency Mercy in 2003, and has curated performance and literature for FACT, AND Festival and Liverpool Biennial in 2008, 2010 & 2012. He co-edits the blog Electornic Voice Phenomena featuring critical and creative works at the intersection of technology, language and death.  Current projects include research into linguistic glitch with neuroscientists at Liverpool University, and devised theatre for multiple voices in partnership with performance artist Mark Greenwood.

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