Netnative literature

Algolit meets Grapa: kitchen table presentation

A meeting between residents: Olivier Heinry and An Mertens, members of the working group around algorithm and literature Algolit and Olatz Otalora and Daniela Brill, members of the collective (...)

Algolit

Algolit is a project of Constant, a workgroup around i-literature, free code and texts. The group was initiated in 2012 by Catherine Lenoble and An Mertens. Since then, the algoliterarian space (...)

CIAO/CU 2nd

The digital narration *CIAU/CU* was awarded the 2nd place in the trails category of the ShiftSpace commission program and will be granted a development grant from Turbulence.org CIAO/CU is a (...)

CIAO/CU @ PLACE@SPACE

CIAO/CU – Digital narration CIAO/TOT LATER — Novel * Work in Progress* Linda is a young photographer who dreams of making a living as a comic artist. She lives on a square in the center of (...)

Ecrire à l’ère d’Internet - Schrijvers op het net

Constant member An Mertens will present a series of algoliterary works for the audience of Passaporta. Writer Diane Meur will present how she uses the internet for her work. Author Annelies (...)

[Lire+écrire]numérique

Constant member An Mertens is invited to draw a subjective history of i-literature for an audience of librarians and teachers of creative writing in Nantes. The conference will be followed by a (...)

Locating the text

The Death of the Authors, 1941 edition will be part of the virtual gallery in the exhibition “Les littératures numériques d’hier à demain”, organised by the Electronic Literature Organisation in the (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #1

Algolit organises a first dive in neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. Amongst others, we’ll build a neural-net dedicated computer / XMPP bots. (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #2

Algolit organises a second dive in neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. Amongst others, we will put a neural-net dedicated computer to work! (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #3

Algolit continues to explore neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. Participants choose how to get into the topic, through reading, tutorials, code (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #4

Algolit continues to explore neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. We will follow up on the Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing course (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #5

Algolit continues to explore neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. We will follow up on the Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing course (...)

Narrative perspective of Neural Networks #6

Algolit explores neural networks to see how their process can be made legible, visible, understandable. We follow up on the Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing course from Stanford (...)

Poetics of the Algorithm

Constant members Catherine Lenoble and An Mertens will present Algolit at the conference on Poetics of the Algorithms. During this lecture, they will share the latest discussions around automatic (...)

Radio Algolit @ Désert Numérique #5

Radio Algolit is a performance presented by Nicolas Bourbaki. On the menu: creations with code and literature written, read and pronounced by humans and scripts working in intimate collaboration (...)

The Death of the Authors, 1943

In March the window of Constant will host the installation of The Death of the Authors, 1943. This chatbot opera features Fats Waller, Nicolas Tesla, Beatrix Potter and Sergei Rachmaninov; four (...)

The digital at the heart of intercultural encounters

Constant member An Mertens will participate in this round table around the idea of the commons in artistic and digital creation. This encounter is organised by ScriptaLinea, a network of writing (...)

Writing with i-guts

Constant member An Mertens is hosting a workshop about i-literature at the yearly ’Writer’s day’, an event for amateur writers organised by Creatief Schrijven.