Electronic Literature at the MLA 2013

December 25, 2012 in ELO

“Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New ‘Born Digital’ Literature” is a media art exhibit held in conjunction with the MLA 2013 Convention, featuring new works of electronic literature by 33 artists from the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Portugal, Australia, and Germany.  It is curated by Drs. Dene Grigar and Kathi Inman Berens.

The exhibit is located in Room 312 in the Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. Exhibit hours are:

Thursday, 3 January, 12 Noon to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, 4 January, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 5 January, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The exhibit closes on Saturday evening and will not be open on Sunday. Assisting at the exhibit as docents will be six undergraduates from Washington State University Vancouver’s Creative Media & Digital Culture Program.

In conjunction with the exhibit, the curators are hosting a Friday Night Performance by artists featured in the exhibit. This free event takes place from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at Emerson College’s Bordy Theatre, 216 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116, 617-824-8780.  Artists include Alan Bigelow, Amaranth Borsuk, Nick Montfort, Bill Bly, Caitlin Fisher, Mark Marino, Stephanie Strickland, Laura Zaylea, and authors of 10 PRINT CHR$ (205.5+RND (1)); : GOTO 10.

For more information, contact: Drs. Dene Grigar (dgrigar@vancouver.wsu.edu) & Kathi Inman Berens (inmanber@usc.edu).