Scott Rettberg

Person

Residency: 
Bergen
Norway
Nationality: 
United States
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Photo of Scott Rettberg by Rune Arntsen, University of Bergen
Born: 
1970
Short biography: 

A native of the Chicago area, Scott Rettberg is professor of digital culture in the department of linguistic, literary and aesthetic studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Rettberg is the author or co-author of novel-length works of electronic literature including The Unknown, Kind of Blue, and Implementation. His work has been exhibited online and at art venues, including the Beall Center in Irvine California, the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, and The Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois. Rettberg is the cofounder and served as the first executive director of the non-profit Electronic Literature Organization, where he directed major projects funded by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Rettberg is currently the Project Leader of the HERA-funded collaborative research project ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice.

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Year
"How It Is in Common Tongues": an interview with John Cayley and Daniel Howe Interview 2012
"The Final Problem": An Interview with Mark Jeffrey and Judd Morrissey Interview 2012
Å lese med fingrene Article in a print journal 2011
A Response to Nick Montfort's "Programming for Fun, Together" Conference paper or presentation 2012
All Together Now: Collective Knowledge, Collective. Narratives, and Architectures of Participation Article on the author's website, Conference paper or presentation 2005
All Together Now: Hypertext, Collective Narrative, and Online Collective Knowledge Communities Article or chapter in a book 2011
All Tomorrow's Parties Conference paper or presentation 2010
An Emerging Canon? A Case Study in Using Visualization Strategies to Understand a Field as It Develops Conference paper or presentation 2013
An Emerging Canon? A Preliminary Analysis of All References to Creative Works in Critical Writing Documented in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2013
Avant-Gaming: An Interview with Jane McGonigal Interview 2006
Bokstaver i bevegelse Article in a print journal 2011
Bootstrapping Electronic Literature: An Introduction to the ELMCIP Project Exhibition Catalog 2012
Cavewriting Article in an online journal, Interview 2004
Collaborative Narrative Article or chapter in a book 2014
Collective Memory and the Development of a Field: Building the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation, Keynote address 2012
Communitizing Electronic Literature Article in an online journal 2009
Curating Ambiguity: The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume One Article in an online journal, Article or chapter in a book, Interview 2007
Dada Redux: Elements of Dadaist Practice in Contemporary Electronic Literature Article in an online journal 2008
Destination Unknown: Experiments in the Network Novel Book (Ph.D. dissertation) 2003
Developing a Network-Based Creative Community: An Introduction to the ELMCIP Final Report Article or chapter in a book 2013
Developing a Network-Based Creative Community: Electronic Literature as Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice (ELMCIP) Conference paper or presentation 2010
Developing an Identity for the Field of Electronic Literature: Reflections on the Electronic Literature Organization Archives Article in an online journal 2012
Digital Media Article or chapter in a book 2010
Disasters Natural and Digital: The Secret Technologies of Jason Nelson Other 2010
Distant Readings of a Field: Using Macroanalytic Digital Research Methods to Data Mine the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference panel or roundtable 2013
Documenting Electronic Literature and Digital Art in an Open-Access Online Database Invited lecture 2012
Documenting Your Work: A Workshop on Using the ELMCIP Knowledge Base for Authors, Critics, and Teachers of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2012
E-Lit. Som Litt.-Vit. Article in a print journal 2011
E-Poetry 2007 Paris Cellfone Documentary Extravaganza (Grand Text Auto) Video essay / documentary, Weblog 2007
Editor's Introduction: Reconfiguring Place and Space in New Media Writing Article in an online journal 2006
Editorial Process and the Idea of Genre in Electronic Literature in the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1 Article in a print journal 2010
Editorial: Electronic Literature Communities, Part II Article in an online journal 2012
ELD & ELMCIP (Interview with Scott Rettberg & Joseph Tabbi) Interview 2012
Electronic Authorship, Collaboration, Community, and Practice Conference paper or presentation 2011
Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2014
Electronic Literature Communities, Part I Article in an online journal 2012
ELMCIP Research Project Goals, Results, and Impact -- Presentation for the Remediating the Social Conference Conference paper or presentation 2012
Escaping the Prison House of Language: New Media Essays in the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 2 Other 2010
Finding a Third Space for Electronic Literature: Creative Community, Authorship, Publishing, and Institutional Environments Article in a print journal 2011
First Person, Games, and the Place of Electronic Literature Review 2005
Flukten fra språkfengselet Article in a print journal 2010
From Traces to Collective Memory: Databases and the Development of the Field of Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2013
Further, Reading Other 2011
Games/gaming/simulation in a new media (literature) classroom Article in a print journal 2004
Gammel vin in nye skinnsekker Article in a print journal 2010
Grand Text Auto Weblog 2003
Human Computation in Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2014
Introducing the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Article in an online journal 2013
Jason Nelsons hemmelige teknologi Article in a print journal 2010
Lesningens visjoner: Om å lese i et multimedialt miljø Article in a print journal 2011
Letters in Space, At Play Other 2011
Making Connections Visible: Building a Knowledge Base for Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2011
Maskiner og parabler Review 2010
Mining the Knowledge Base: Exploring Methodologies for Analysing the Field of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2013
Old Wine in New Bottles Other 2010
Ord som kan lyse opp et mørkt rom Article in a print journal 2009
Performative Reading: Attending The Last Performance [dot org] Article in an online journal 2010
Platform 2 Series 2010
Revisiting Reflexivity: American Metafiction and Hypertext Narratives Conference paper or presentation 2011
Scott Rettberg: Interview by Simon Mills Interview 2006
START HERE> An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Electronic Literature Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal, Exhibition Catalog 2002
Taroko Gorge Remixed: Repetition and Difference in Machine Texts Forum 2012
The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: Project Report Article or chapter in a book 2013
The ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2011
The ELMCIP Knowledge Base and the Formation of an International Field of Literary Scholarship and Practice Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation 2011
The ELO and US Electronic Literature in the 2000s Conference paper or presentation 2010
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Exhibition Catalogue Exhibition Catalog 2013
Time and the Machine: Steve Tomasula and Stephen Farrell’s TOC Review 2010
To Read With Your Fingers: E-Lit for the iPad Other 2011
Visions of Reading Other 2011
Words to light up a dark room: Electronic Literature Other 2009
Written on the Body: An Interview with Shelley Jackson Interview 2006

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
Digital Arena Electronic Literature Reading Series Bergen Norway August 9, 2013 to June 10, 2014
Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Beall Center for Art and Technology Irvine United States October 9, 2007 to December 15, 2007
Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum Champaign United States April 14, 2009 to July 26, 2009
START HERE> Chicago United States April 18, 2002 to April 20, 2002
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013

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