Alex Saum-Pascual: New Poetics
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For poet and new media artist Alex Saum Pascual, a Google form is a platform to create an interactive poem. Join her talk to hear about her creative path of subversion, in which she engages corporate tools for off-label adventures both in form and content, and get inspired to use common tools in unconventional ways towards a new poetics, a poetics of the electronic page.
Alex Saum-Pascual is an Associate Professor of Spanish at UC Berkeley, and a world expert on electronic literature from the time of Franco until today, as well as a prolific electronic literature author and scholar. Her most recent works are at https://www.alexsaum.com/.