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Poem for Echelon

October 2001 |

'Poem for Echelon' creates different visual-textual structures and randomly inserts key words that Echelon, big internet spy infrastructure is capturing around the internet. User can copy-paste the text and send it in e-mail. Echelon my sensor this poem and have some extra unnecessary work. Goal of such action is protest against invading in people private communication by intelligence service also without reason.

User can on the other hand enjoy visual-textual esthetic of the poem. Poem refer to visual poetry, ascii art, conceptual art and nonviolent form of protest known as sit-in.

Works made with

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Archive of messages

Selected net art/e-literature works

And your hair is in a mess
(2008, computational online poem)

Retypescape
(2003, interactive language based on-line intervention)

Poem for Echelon
(2001, generative visual poem)

Typescape.2
(2001, interactive visual poetry)

Interaktivalija / Interactivalia
(1997, interactive poetry)

Selected Firefox add-ons

Poem for 莫海伦
(2007/2008, computational on-line visual poem)

Razorganizator · Disorganiser
(2007, visual intervention)

Črke · Letters · 字母 2.0
(2007, on-line visual poem)

Books

All books are available in Slovene only.

Opazovanje v tišini [Seeing in Silence]
(2015, anthology of poetry)

Napis nad mestom [Inscription Over the City]
(2004/2005, sampled poetry)

ŠUSS 1998—2000
(2001, linguistics, several authors)

54.000 besed [54.000 words]
(1994, poetry and short stories)