Renga

An early form of written participatory storytelling, renga originated in Japan written or spoken stanza by stanza by different authors. With each stanza and author, the meaning shifts, solidifies, or opens. The web told me that renga follows the metre of haiku poems. But, the second stanza is a seven-syllable coup -let. I am not … Continue reading Renga

Demoscene

Demoscene is an exploding subculture in new media art in which artists build demos — short coded experiences that fuse visuals, music, and/or gaming — using code. In the 1970s, the scene was sparked by the illegal distribution of video games, often accompanied by introductions that were independently produced by gamers. In the realm of software, similar introductions tagged with the name … Continue reading Demoscene