Updated 13th December, 2011
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Moving text is a series of seminars from WR30230: Textual Interventions, a third year module in the Department of English at Aberystwyth University. The links on the moving text page are chosen for critical discussion by students on the module.
The Red Room Company: A not for profit organisation based in Sydney. The Red Room grew out of a radio show that specialised in broadcasting original Australian poetry and other writing. I particularly like Dust Poems, a collection of original text and Flash animated text poems by Australian Truck Drivers in tandem with others written by professional poets. It reflects my own 16,000 mile road trip around Australia in 1986/87.
Guerilla Poetics Project: "Returning poetry to the people by subversively putting it into their hands". Text can move in many different ways...
These sites include a vast network of links to all kinds of useful published papers and studies, many of which can be accessed on line.
Clouds in my coffee: a Facebook community with a very large and constantly updating collection of still visual texts. It's not exactly poetry but good food for visually provocative thought.
Brian Kim Stefans (Arras): Flash and algorithmic poetry and texts
Eduardo Kac: The home page of one of the pioneers of electronic poetry. Go to his link on "Media Poetry and Language Art" for some of his earlier work. This includes some useful stills of his work where you can effectively see the text as a story board.
poetryanimations by Jim Clark: A genuine Dead Poets Society, where well known poets appear to read their work from beyond the grave. They are resurrected through still images, probably adapted in Photoshop, and made into movie animations. Recommended by Amy Dennis at Aberystwyth University. Amy's current favourite is Gerard Manley Hopkins "The Leaden Echo" & "The Golden Echo".