Rebecca Kjelland (NO)
Asja Bakić (BA)
Steinunn G. Helgadóttir (IS)
Sigrun Höllrigl (AT)
FRIDAY, SEP. 1st 2017:
Launching of Sverre Knudsens (NO) new album VI. For the premier Knudsen has made a PowerPoint-performance - a mix of video, slides, statistic, digressions, typoetry and pure dada, as a live picture accompaniment to the album.
Silent shout: The Limits and Limitlessness of Voice in the Digital Age byIryna Shuvalova (UA). How digital Ukrainian poetry reflects armed conflicts and post-conflict trauma.
by Todd Anderson (US). What is the new literature? What is the most direct method of communication in an era of digital technology? Anderson would like to explore new forms develop for better public understanding of theory, human experience and political argument.
Screening of Kristian Pedersen (NO) and Aina Villangers Skog, The musician Karl Seglem improvises to readings by Morten Langeland (NO), Catherine Blaavinge Bjørnebog (NO), Sondre Bjørgum (NO), Ingvild Burkey (NO) Rebecca Kjelland (NO), Mette Karlsvik (NO) and Aina Villanger (NO). Screening of Frank Wierkes (DE) film based upon a poem by Kartan Hatløy. Music by Karl Seglem.
An opening fanfare by Karl Seglem (NO). Recomposing Henrik Ibsens Peer Gynt by animator Kristian Pedersen (NO) and composer Erik Hedin (SE) . The Boyg is an abstract animated short film inspired by Norwegian mythology, lurking serpents, paralyzing panic attacks, and The Great Boyg itself who finds us all. Premiere of the festival teaser by Tord Torpe (NO).
SATURDAY SEP. 2nd:
Andy Campbell (UK) and Judy Alston (UK) WALLPAPER, uncovering Digital Fiction. This visually striking and poetic narrative game explores distant memories through swirling texts, interactive objects and memorabilia, an original soundtrack and a medley of voice overs. Created spontaneously and without a script, the authors explain how WALLPAPER was created, and share a newly imagined Virtual Reality version.
by Todd Anderson (US). Exploring digital poetics through hotkey – generated poems.
Sigrun Hölrigl (AT): Aus dem Auge (poem by Valerie Fritsch , digital film by Matthias Zuder), Thomas Zandegiacomo del Bel: Known unto God (2016), poems by Bill Manhire, directed by Suzie Hanna. Gone Is Syria, Gone (Greece 2016), poetry and direction by Jazra Khaleed. At the Border (Netherlands 2016), poetry by Jan Baeke, directed by Jan Baeke and Alfred Marseille. Refugee Blues (2016), poetry by W.H Audun, directed by Stephan Bookas and Tristan Daws.
a performance by Janne Aass (NO)
Piotr Bosacki (PL): Self-Evident things (2013), With the artists kind permission (2016), Ottar Ormstad (NO): mooon (2015), YELLOWFLOWERPOWER (2017). Gabrielė Labanauskaitė (LT): The Loops of Emptiness.
by Sigrun Hölrigl (AT): To Lou Andreas-Salome, poems by Rainer Maria Rilke, digital film by Jutta Pryor. Thomas Zandegiacomo del Bel (DE): Vacancy (Germany 2016), Paint Me A Painting (Israel 2015), The Wolf Fearing the Wolf (Germany 2014), Goldfish (Germany 2016), Hail the Bodhisattva of Collected Junk (Taiwan 2015), Steel and Air (United States 2015) and Off the Trail (England 2015).