Poetry in Motion


So, when was the last time you've really sat down and contemplated "typographic hyperpoetry"? Are you sure you know what it is? The web site "hyPoem" (created by Austrian artist/computer scientist/poet Joerg Piringer) is worth a look, as it's billed as "a dynamic interactive environment for typographic hyperpoetry." Basically, this new literary form -- or is it a new net art form? -- makes use of moveable text and graphics, made easy to use with digital technology, so you can create aesthetic groupings of words and characters. The result is a series of pictures worth a thousand words...or words worth a thousand pictures.