It's been a good long while since I've had the time to update y'all on shenanigans here at Mez Breeze Design and believe me, the shenanigans have been lapping at a brimmingly-high-level with oodleloads of events, creative works and projs both happening and in the pipe. So I'm breaking out of this time-imposed CoS [Cone of Silence] to let you fine folks know about just two such events for now [nuthin' like leaving you hanging on the others, huh], both of which involve the Electronic Literature Organisation.
…so here's an ABC radio interview with my fine self and the lovely Adelaide Rief about our upcoming speaking event as part of the "Future Possible" Series, during which I even made [some sort of] sense banging on about Augmented Reality, Digital Fiction, Virtual Reality, Tilt Brush, and monsters [of course]. And here's a *massive* tongue-in-cheek-high-5 to Alex Sloan, our fabbo interviewer, who finished the interview by playing the track "
Well worth the watch [+ happy to learn from this Symposium that when completed, my own Duke Uni/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library archive will sit alongside those of Judy Malloy, Stephanie Strickland, and Rob Kendall: such amazing companions].
The 2015 NMWP Shortlist is out now: huzzah! And one of those projects that made the shortlist is our "I Work for the Web" Netprov: double huzzah [+ a corresponding deluge of gratuitous exclamation marks indicating as such]!!!! The fabbotastic Mark C. Marino had this to say about the shortlisting: Nice news: I Work for the Web was shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize!
"I think poets in particular play a really important role in drawing attention to the way these technologies are evolving...Mez Breeze is maybe the most recognizable Glitch Poetics artist that I mention, in that her way of writing is a composite of code language (so algorithms or a written piece of code) and a poem.