The Garden of Forking Paths . a novel could be read in multiple way - a hyper textual novel. infinite text
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.
A Gesamtkunstwerk (German: [gəˈzamtˌkʊnstvɛʁk], translated as "total work of art", "ideal work of art", "universal artwork", "synthesis of the arts", "comprehensive artwork", "all-embracing art form" or "total artwork") is a work of art that makes use of all or many art forms or strives to do so. - Richard Wagner, a German opera composer used this term in two papers in 1849.
A panorama of London by Robert Barker, 1792. In the mid-19th century, panoramic paintings and models became a very popular way to represent landscapes, topographic views and historical events. Audiences of Europe in this period were thrilled by the aspect of illusion, immersed in a winding 360 degree panorama and given the impression of standing in a new environment.
Casa dei Misteri, Pompeii
Dates from 60 BC. Wall painting that extended the room through presentation of views into other spaces
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
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.
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]