1. Mini Thesis: The (Un)writing Poetry Project

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    from Lisa B. Woods Added 217 5 0

    Graduate Design at California College of the Arts (CCA) Thesis R&D, Fall 2012 Assignment: Create a mini-thesis in a week. Is my exploration space too wide? Too narrow? Do my ideas have legs? Thesis exploration space: I'm interested in using technology to enable people to co-create in surprising and inspiring ways. I wish to engage crowds but not exploit them. I want to create work that respects individuality while simultaneously intimating the collective potential humanity has yet to realize. Solution: My mini-thesis concept is a video prototype for the (Un)writing Poetry Project, a web-based tool that allows people to create virtual "blackout poems." Digitized books from the public domain (suitable for all ages) are the raw material for the poems. All archived poems can be browsed and shared in a myriad of ways. Video by: Lisa Woods Music: Nightingale by Dee Felice Trio

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    • Blackout Hyperlapse 1

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      from Sam Thomasson Added 77 0 0

      This is a hyperlapse video of me marking up a newspaper in the name of poetry.

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      • NewsOK - 2010 Blackout Poetry

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        from tannerherriott Added 64 1 0

        The finalists and their poems from NewsOK's 2nd Annual Blackout Poetry contest. NewsOK article - http://newsok.com/newspaper-blackout-poetry-contest-winners-announced-by-the-oklahoman/article/3461347

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        • you are my/you are my

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          from stephani nola Added 60 0 0

          a newspaper blackout poem i wrote during "chance operations" exercise in my contemplative art class at naropa, 11.18.10

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          • Black Out Timelapse

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            from Kaja Kvernbakken Added 17 1 0

            This is a timelapse I made as I was working on a black out poem. I was in Germany and wanted to see what English words I could find in a German newspaper and then make a poem from some of those word.

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            • Illumination, 2 Poems

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              from yonatan ben-simhon Added 8 0 0

              Computer generated 'blackout' style poems. Source texts taken from New York Times, May 6, 2011. Illumination project by Jack Kalish & Yonatan Ben-Simhon. ITP 2011.

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