Dene Grigar

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Vancouver , WA
United States
Washington US
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United States
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1954
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Dene Grigar
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Dene Grigar is Professor and Director of The Creative Media & Digital Culture Program at Washington State University Vancouver whose research focuses on the creation, curation, preservation, and criticism of Electronic Literature, specifically building multimedial environments and experiences for live performance, installations, and curated spaces; desktop computers; and mobile media devices. She has authored 14 media works such as “Curlew” (2014), “A Villager’s Tale” (2011), the “24-Hour Micro E-Lit Project” (2009), “When Ghosts Will Die” (2008), and “Fallow Field: A Story in Two Parts" (2005), as well as 54 scholarly articles adn three books. She also curates exhibits of electronic literature and media art, mounting shows at the British Computer Society and the Library of Congress and for the Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) and the Modern Language Association (MLA), among other venues. With Stuart Moulthrop (U of Wisconsin Milwaukee) she developed the methodology for documenting born digital media, a project that culminated in an open-source, multimedia book, entitled Pathfinders (2015), and book of media art criticism, entitled Traversals (2017), for The MIT Press. She is President of the Electronic Literature Organization, Associate Editor of Leonardo Reviews and Literary Studies in the Digital Age (LSDA), and a series editor for Electronic Literature, with Bloomsbury Press. In 2017 She was awarded the Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Professorship by her university. She also directs the Electronic Literature Lab at WSUV.

(Source: HASTAC profile)

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Bringing the Art of Design to the National Park Service: The Fort Vancouver Mobile Project Conference paper or presentation 2012
Contrasts and Convergences of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2012
Curating the MLA 2012 'Electronic Literature' Exhibit Article in an online journal Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 2012
Early Authors of E-Literature, Platforms of the Past Conference paper or presentation 2012
Electronic Literature: Linking Database Projects Forum 2012
Exhibiting Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2012
Touch: The Art of the Mobile App, featuring works by Jason Edward Lewis Other 2012
Narrative in Social Media Conference paper or presentation 2011
Hyperlinking in 3D Interactive, Multimedia Performances Article or chapter in a book 2010
On the Art of Producing a Phenomenally Short Fiction Collection over the Net Using Twitter: ‘The 24-Hr. Micro-Elit Project Weblog 2010
Reconsidering the Electronic Literary Artifact: E-Books, Twitterature, and Digitalized Richard Brautigan Conference panel or roundtable 2010
E-Ject: On the Ephemeral Nature, Mechanisms, and Implications of Electronic Objects Other 2009
Responses to "On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections" Weblog On the Human 2009
Visionary Landscapes: Literature on the Edge of Time and Space Article in an online journal Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 2009
Corporeal Poetry: Experiments with 3D Poetry in the MOVE Lab Conference paper or presentation 2008
Electronic Literature: Where Is It? Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2008
The Present [Future] of Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2008
What New Media Offers Article in a print journal 2007
The Potential of Electronic Textuality Article or chapter in a book 2006
The Role of Sound in Electronic Literature 2006

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
3+3 Vancouver United States October 5, 2012 to October 28, 2012
Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New 'Born Digital' Literature Boston United States January 3, 2013 to January 5, 2013
Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New 'Born Digital' Literature at the MLA 2013 Convention Boston United States January 3, 2013 to January 5, 2013
Early Authors of Electronic Literature: The Eastgate School, Voyager Artists, and Independent Productions Vancouver United States May 29, 2008 to June 1, 2008
Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints: The ELO 2012 Media Arts Show Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Electronic Literature Seattle United States January 5, 2012 to January 7, 2012
Electronic Literature & Its Emerging Forms Washington D.C. United States April 3, 2013 to April 5, 2013
Electronic Literature & Its Emerging Forms Washington, DC United States April 3, 2013 to April 5, 2013
Electronic Literature Organization 2008 Conference & Media Arts Festival Vancouver United States May 29, 2008 to June 1, 2008
Electronic Literature Organization 2008 Media Arts Show: Visionary Landscapes Vancouver United States May 29, 2008 to June 1, 2008
Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Media Art Show: Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Media Art Show: Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Media Art Show: Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Media Art Show: Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Media Art Show: Electrifying Literature: Affordances and Constraints Morgantown United States June 20, 2012 to June 23, 2012
Exploring the Electronic Literary Landscape of the Pacific Northwest Victoria Canada June 6, 2013
mediartz: Art as Experiential, Art as Participatory, Art as Electronic Vancouver United States October 2, 2009 to October 31, 2009
Moving Words: An Exploration of Kinetic Poetry and Prose, 1984-2014 Maynooth Ireland March 13, 2014 to March 31, 2014
Pathfinders: 25 Years of Experimental Literary Art Chicago United States January 9, 2014 to January 11, 2014
Visionary Landscapes Vancouver United States May 29, 2008 to June 1, 2008
You/I: Interfaces & Reader Experiences September 22, 2016 to October 14, 2016
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