Word processor art by Renée Farrar, 2014. Made in MS Word for a final project of a media archaeology course. Also see the Media Archaeology Lab.

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Wednesday 6/25/2014

2014; 2010s; text art; ascii; poetry; usa;

Poem for Rosemarie by Charles Cameron (1965)

Poem for Rosemarie by Charles Cameron (1965)

Thursday 6/5/2014

typewriter; poetry; 1960s; 1965;

Beethoven today, Bob Cobbing (1970).From the book “Typewriter Art” (1975), edited by Alan Riddell.

Beethoven today, Bob Cobbing (1970).
From the book “Typewriter Art” (1975), edited by Alan Riddell.

Tuesday 5/20/2014

typewriter; poetry; 1970s; 1970;

Homage to John Cage by Bengt Emil Johnson (1962)

Homage to John Cage by Bengt Emil Johnson (1962)

Sunday 5/11/2014

typewriter; poetry; 1960s; 1962;

What seems to be a smiley from 1648 (top), written by the poet Robert Herrick, is most likely not. The same book contained more smilies (bottom) that indicate that it’s not supposed to be read as an emoticon. See Slate’s article for more examples and information.

Saturday 4/19/2014

uk; england; 1600s; 1648; emoticons; poetry;

Karl Kempton & Loris Essary

Monday 2/17/2014

poetry; typewriter;

Woodcut - Graphic poem 1503.

Woodcut - Graphic poem 1503.

Friday 2/14/2014

poetry; ancient; 1500s;

Man Ray: “–– –– –––––”In: Francis Picabia (ed.): 391,# 17 (June 1924), p. 3.

Man Ray: “–– –– –––––”
In: Francis Picabia (ed.): 391,
# 17 (June 1924), p. 3.

Monday 1/20/2014

poetry; 1920s;

A concrete poem by Earle Birney and a poem by David Frith as well as event listings for Alan Neil Trio and an ad for a bp nichol book (1967)

A concrete poem by Earle Birney and a poem by David Frith as well as event listings for Alan Neil Trio and an ad for a bp nichol book (1967)

Friday 1/17/2014

poetry; typewriter; 1960s;

"speechless 9" by Jesse FergusonEdited by Derek Beaulieu

"speechless 9" by Jesse Ferguson
Edited by Derek Beaulieu

Thursday 1/16/2014

poetry;

Four Allegorical Constructs for Winter by Travis Wyche

Friday 1/10/2014

poetry; typewriter;

¡Dom Sylvester Houédard

Monday 11/18/2013

poetry; typewriter; 1960s;

charles verey

charles verey

Sunday 9/22/2013

poetry; typewriter; 1960s;

meic stephens