KIND. OF. OR A KNOT OF KIND. Raymond Queneau

Renee Turner is a writer, artist, and educator.  She is the Director of the Piet Zwart Institute (Rotterdam, NL), an international centre dedicated to Master-level study and research in the fields of art and design.  Since 1996 she has worked with Riek Sijbring and Femke Snelting under the collective name, De Geuzen: a foundation for multi-visual research. Their projects have showcased in Manifesta,  De Appel,  the Valencia Biennial,  Rhizome,  Mute,  and Internet Art (Thames & Hudson).  Whether working individually or collaboratively, Turner’s projects often employ media tactically to explore female identity, narratives of the archive, and online media ecologies.

Jerome Fletcher is Associate Professor of Performance Writing at Falmouth University and director of the Digital Text Research Group. He is also a published writer of children’s books, literary concept books and maker of artist’s books. He has made performances at the Barbican in London, Kunsthalle Vienna, Leo Koenig Gallery in New York, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Paris, Budapest among other places. His digital textwork,Pentimento was short-listed for the New Media Writing Prize 2012.

Leonardo Flores is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus and a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. His research areas are electronic literature, poetry, and digital preservation of first generation electronic objects. He is the lead writer, publisher, and editor of a scholarly blogging project titled I ♥ E-Poetry (http://iloveepoetry.com) in which he has reviewed over 500 works of electronic literature. For more information on his current work, visit http://leonardoflores.net.

J. R. Carpenter is a UK-based artist, writer, researcher, performer and maker of zines, books, poetry, very short fiction, long fiction, non-fiction, and non-linear hypermedia and computer-generated narratives. Her digital literature has been presented at museums, galleries, conferences and festivals around the world. She is a two-time winner of the CBC Quebec Short-story competition and was awarded the Expozine Alternative Press Award for Best English Book for her first novel, Words the Dog Knows, published by Conundrum Press in 2008. Her second book, a collection of code-narratives called GENERATION[S], was published by Traumawien in 2010. http://luckysoap.com