Friedrich W. Block

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Friedrich W. Block is the Director of the Brückner-Kühner-Foundation and the Kunsttempel Gallery in Kassel, Germany. He is the curator of numerous exhibitions, literary and academic events, and he has also worked as an artist. Since 1992 he has been responsable for the 'p0es1s' project on digital poetry and since 2000 for the 'Kasseler Komik-Kolloquium'. His research concentrates on contemporary literature, language art, media poetics and humor. Block is co-editor of the 'Kulturen des Komischen' series. Among others he wrote IO. poesis digitalis. 

Works by this author:

Work title Publication Type Year
nextgame Exhibited at gallery or event 2010

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Electronic Literature as Paratextual Construction Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2019
Electronic Literature as Paratextual Construction Article in an online journal MATLIT: Materialities of Literature 2018
p0es1s. Rückblick auf die digitale Poesie Book (monograph) - print Ritterverlag 2015
A Response to Roberto Simanowski's "The Compelling Charm of Numbers" Conference paper or presentation 2012
How to Construct the Genre of Digital Poetry: A User Manual Article or chapter in a book 2010
Towards the delight of poetic insight Conference paper or presentation 2010
POIESIS, p0es1s, p0es1e – and beyond: A retroperspective Article or chapter in a book Oi Futuro 2008
POIESIS, p0es1s, p0es1e – e adiante: Uma retroperspectiva Article or chapter in a book Oi Futuro 2008
Humor — Technology — Gender, Digital Language Art and Diabolic Poetics Article or chapter in a book 2007
Poetic Transformations in(to) the Digital Article in an online journal, Conference paper or presentation 2007
Vom Code zum Interface – und zurück: zur Orientierung im Diskurs digitaler Poesie zwischen Konzept und Wahrnehmung Article or chapter in a book update verlag 2004
Digital Poetics or On the Evolution of Experimental Media Poetry Article in an online journal, Article or chapter in a book 2003
Eight Digits of Digital Poetics Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2001
Innovation oder Trivialität? Zur hypermedialen ‚Übersetzung‘ der Moderne am Beispiel des Elektronischen Lexikon-Romans Conference paper or presentation 2000
Beobachtung des “ICH”: Zum Zusammenhang von Subjektivität und Medien am Beispiel experimenteller Poesie 1999
Vorwort: p0es1s – international digital poetry Article or chapter in a book


Titlesort descending Author Year Publisher
Cushioned Fakescripts Rui Torres 2017

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
3durch3. reihe sprachkunst
p0es1s - Poetologie digitaler Texte Kassel Germany October 20, 2000 to October 22, 2000
p0es1s – postdigital Kassel Germany September 14, 2017 to October 15, 2017
p0es1s. Digitale Poesie Berlin Germany February 13, 2004 to April 4, 2004
POIESIS <POEMA>ENTRE PIXEL E PROGRAMA</> Rio de Janeiro Brazil October 23, 2007 to December 3, 2007

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