2-2021

Interactivity, oranges and aphorisms

This issue opens with an interactive version of Sana päivässä (One Word A Day), a procedural project by poet Reetta Pekkanen. She wrote the poems one word per day and the process is visible in the interactive version where reader can reveal the poems word by word. The piece is coded by Teemu T. Tuovinen. […]

Our poet-in-digital-residence 2021 is Mariana Marangoni!

Mariana Marangoni’s work Overflowing Gardens of Decay uses a web crawler script to search for broken URLs, dead-end links, and other forms of internet entropy. It transforms broken websites to performative spaces where unavailable material is replaced with poetry and visual art. Nokturno interviewed Mariana before the beginning of the residency. What inspired you to […]

1-2021

At the fine line between life and art

We open with Romance/Tension by our web designer Teemu Tuovinen. These two kinetic poems apply mathematical concepts to movement and words. What do romance and tension entail when you take a closer look? Poet Karri Kokko is known for his conceptual works. In his essay Uutisia jotka pysyvät uutisina (News that stays news) Kokko addresses […]

Open call: apply now for digital residence at Nokturno!

Nokturno’s digital residence is a virtual residency program inviting poets and artists to explore and use digital resources as part of their practice. The resident is provided a virtual gallery/working space at Nokturno.fi, built together with the team of the website, and the opportunity to utilize it in for example: 1. creating and releasing a […]

The Digital Literature Project di.ki starts – the virtual events introduce digital literature to audience and enhance new digital works

During the Digital Literature Project di.ki offers events such as an open webinar for general audience and a Digital Literature Hackathon for those interested in creating new works of digital literature. The project aims to increase knowledge about digital literature and to support creation of new works of art. The open webinar Approaches to Digital […]