Untitled by Bengt Emil Johnson (1963)
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.
Poem for Rosemarie by Charles Cameron (1965)
Beethoven today, Bob Cobbing (1970).
From the book “Typewriter Art” (1975), edited by Alan Riddell.
Homage to John Cage by Bengt Emil Johnson (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.
Man Ray: “–– –– –––––”
In: Francis Picabia (ed.): 391,
# 17 (June 1924), p. 3.
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)
Four Allegorical Constructs for Winter by Travis Wyche