Brian Kim Stefans

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Los Angeles
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B.A., Literature, Bard College, 1992; M.F.A., Electronic Literature, Brown University, 2006.

Assistant Professor at the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research interests include creating a "bridge" between the concepts and traditions of various 20th-century avant-gardes -- Language writing, the Oulipo, concrete poetry, conceptual art, Situationism, metafiction, etc. -- and various genres of digital literature, including animated poems, interactive texts, algorithmically-generated and manipulated texts, "nomadic" writing, hacktivism and experimental blogs. Presently working on a series of wall projections called "Scriptors" which will appear as gallery and environmental installations in the coming years. 

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Immanence, Inc.: Algorithm, Flow, and the Displacement of the Real Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
Word Toys Book (monograph) University of Alabama Press 2017
Interview with Brian Kim Stefans Interview 2012
Language as Gameplay: toward a vocabulary for describing works of electronic literature Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2012
Comedies of Separation: Toward a Theory of the Ludic Book Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Journal of Electronic Publishing 2011
Saul Bass Title Sequences (selections) Weblog 2011
Third Hand Plays Series, Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: "Repeat After Me" by joerg piringer Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: "Scrape Scraperteeth" by Jason Nelson Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: An Introduction to Electronic Literature Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: Putting it All Together, the" Comedy of Separation" Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Association Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Automation Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Duplication Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Dysfunction Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Encryption Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Exhaustion Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Recursion Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Reduction Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011
Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Simulation Weblog SFMOMA: Open Space 2011

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