The Infinite Question: Borges and E-Lit

Élika Ortega, Northeastern University || @elikaortega

Alex Saum-Pascual, UC, Berkeley || @alexsaum

nolegacy.berkeley.edu

Ana María Uribe_Anipoemas

Giselle Beiguelman_O livro depois do Livro

Benjamín Moreno_Concretoons

Examples of print collection display

“space of action…to connect what is separated” (Siegfried Zielinski)

Borges's infinity objects

 

The Library of Babel (1941) || La biblioteca de Babel

The Aleph (1949) || El Aleph

The Book of Sand (1975) || El libro de arena

Dan Waber_Sestinas

 39 lines organized as six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoi.


ABCDEF
FAEBDC
CFDABE
ECBFAD
DEACFB
BDFECA
(envoi) ECA or ACE

 

Waber's program can produce 9.103 x 10131 sestinas

Luis Sarmento_Babel's Monkeys

at NL||LE

UC Berkeley

Stephanie Strickland and Nick Montfort

Sea and Spar Between

Jim Andrews_Globebop

it name was Penelope_Judy Malloy

Amaranth Borsuk &

Brad Bouse_Between Page and Screen

Belén Gache_Wordtoys

Etheric Ocean_J.R. Carpenter

ELO18 presentation

By Élika Ortega

ELO18 presentation

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