OULIPO

OULIPO

Oulipo is a loose gathering of French-speaking writers and mathematicians who seek to create works using constrained writing techniques. It was founded in 1960 by Raymond Queneau and François Le Lionnais.

Musique Concrete

Musique Concrete

Musique concrète is a type of music composition that utilizes recorded sounds as raw material. Sounds are often modified through the application of audio effects and tape manipulation techniques, and may be assembled into a form of montage.

Cut Up Technique

Cut Up Technique

The cut-up technique (or découpé in French) is an aleatory literary technique in which a written text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The concept can be traced to at least the Dadaists of the 1920s, but was popularized in the late 1950s and early 1960s by writer William S.

Jorge-Luis-Borges

Jorge-Luis-Borges

The Garden of Forking Paths . a novel could be read in multiple way - a hyper textual novel. infinite text

Inventing the Medium

Inventing the Medium

Janet H. Murray . Both Borge and Bush almost viscerally aware of the increased complexity of human consciousness and the failure of linear media to capture the strutures of our thought. [new media reader, p.3]

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