Tag: Marcel Duchamp

Pot Tent Shell Litter Rat Shore

by Justin Clemens Although I’d intended to move onto a rather different topic with this, my final post for the Southerly blog, I’ve found myself stuck on the problem of poetry and computing I briefly discussed last week. Although my thinking on this remains pretty infantile, I would want to say that there is an irreconcilable difference between language and information. To commit the unforgivable gaffe of auto-citation: ‘If almost all inherited elements of human communication have now been decisively reconfigured by the new technologies, this is on the basis of essentially technical, trans-human routines of “information-as-code” not “language-as-symbolic-exchange.”’[1] Whatever…

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