I wrote a little bit about some initial experiences with Ireland's first tranche of 'digital humanists' back in 2009: http://www.michaeljmaguire.com/index.php?q=node/33 Coming from a twenty five year writing and technology background, I almost argued, without intentionally offending anyone I trust, that essentially many in Ireland venturing into the emerging discipline at that time were not theoretically equipped to actually comprehend it's true creative potential.
closed canvas under oil
nature's page screened within mind
greed destroys spiritual ecosystems
showing near you
disasters aggression exploitation war
our world becoming A B movie
where those who what and how
as we can know
scramble for power position privilege
money market dynamics
putrid economic paper pandemics
write, make poems, paintings and pray
that the minds of the world will open today
Kate Pullinger, winner of the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language fiction and general all round generous good Gurl. Kate was co-course leader for the M.A. in creative writing and New media in DMU, a really generous Fiction tutor, highly talented and ultra aware in the area of Digital Literature. Anyone who has the pleasure of knowing Kate will be utterly delighted that her talents have received the due recognition she deserves, I know I am.
Made using an old version of 3D studio Max, a white background version of my original clevercelt logo - each 'C' was to represent culture, comedy and various other words beginning with C - after many iterations and hacks of the site, losing it contents many times (without back-up) my original 'can't perceive the 'vision' for all this seeing' idea became ultra frustrating and time consuming - sometime around 2000 it got shortened to 'Never Content With Content'. I now mainly use the site for work bearing the name of my alter ego - clevercelt