What can be called contemporary literature? And indeed, who is the one to answer that question? Read how the authors arrive at that question and what it has to do with the Lions Club in Tekirdağ, on the way from Istanbul to Thessaloniki.
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Literature as a European mother tongue: In our series “One is a CROWD”, we introduce you to authors from all over Europe who will be involved in the CROWD omnibus reading tour, taking place from May to July 2016, featuring 100 authors who will be travelling through 15 European countries. We asked them questions about text production, reception and mediation. In case you were wondering what a literary activist from Vienna looks like, meet Jörg Piringer!
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The INTRE:FACE Digital Conference (06.02.2016-07.02.2016), organized by Katharina Deloglu and Tom Bresemann, hosted by Andreas Bülhoff, tackled many important questions regarding digital literature. In a series of articles we bring you the speeches and discussions held at the INTRE:FACE Digital Conference, dealing with problems regarding digital literature and different tools used to construct it, for example how can digital tools be used to offer new approaches to production, what digital tools already exist and how are they structured, to more applied problems, such as how can literary activists use digital means to connect with one another, how we can make most of digital material and many other interesting topics.
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Jörg Piringer is an author and performer of digitally enhanced sound performances and digital visual poetry. Reflecting how we use language every day in a technical environment Jörg decided early on that the very instruments that shape our language experience need attention. Jörg’s instruments are the digital algorithms and data bases of myriads of language fragments alongside his self-produced soft- and hardware.
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