‘Digital literature is not digitized literature’. So what is it then exactly? To find out, the CROWD Network gathered various experts and for the INTRE:FACE conference, held at the Lettrétage in Berlin from the 6th– 7th February. Among them you had poetic programmers, e-book publishers and conceptual artists, all of whom had one thing in common: their work was inextricable from the digital world. Yet the extent of this entanglement is still not easily qualified. Where and how does literature cross over the threshold of the analog into the digital with no prospect of return?
Born in China in a small village, and after studying film in Beijing Xiaolu Guo went into exile to London. Her work is inspired by her biography, resistance, identity, home – she lives between different worlds and languages. Today she is one of the most appreciated and proliferated authors and film makers in Britain – in November she will be in Berlin at Lettrétage, presenting her works.
Long time no hear! Summarizing the discussions of the conference in Berlin we want to share with you the résumé of the efforts of January. Let’s CROWD across Europe with this neat little résumé in our pockets to present it to sponsors, to activists, to policians alike and let’s disseminate it in any digital way possible. In the Beginning of 2015 it was time to eat. Now it is time to spread the word. Here you go, ladies and gentlemen: