Janez Strehovec

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Janez Strehevok
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Janez Strehovec received his Ph.D. from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1988 in Aesthetics. Since 1993 he has been working as principal researcher at the projects Theories of Cyberarts, Theories of Cyberculture, and Theories of Internet Culture and Internet Textuality, supported by the Slovenian Ministry of Science and Technology. In the nineties he taught Sociology of Popular Culture at two faculties of University of Ljubljana. He is the author of six books in the field of cultural studies and aesthetics published in Slovenia. His books include Technoculture, the Culture of Techno (1998) dealing with the subject of techno not just as a lifestyle issue and music movement but as a crucial principle of the recent artificial realities. His most recent book is The Internet Art (2004). He has also written in journals such as the Journal of Popular Culture, the Popular Culture Review, A-r-c, Afterimage and CTheory, and has presented his papers at various international conferences in Europe, Mexico, Australia and the United States. His essays "Moving Words" and "Attitudes on the Move" are published in The CyberText Yearbook 2000 and 2002-2003 (Ed. by M. Eskelinen & R. Koskimaa). He also deals with poetry, both as theoretician and poet, and has published three books of poems in Slovenia. His hobbies are mountain biking, backpacking and alpine climbing. Every year he spends his summer vacation in the French and Swiss Alps climbing the ridges of the highest European mountains. He is the principal investigator in Slovenia on the ELMCIP project.

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Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
New Work on Electronic Literature and Cyberculture Book (collection) CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 2014
E-Literature and New Media Art Article or chapter in a book 2013
Electronic Literature and the New Media Art: Introduction to the Thematic Section Article in a print journal 2013
Elektronska literatura in nove družbene paradigme Article in a print journal 2013
Elektronska literatura in novomedijska umetnost. Uvod v tematski sklop Article in a print journal Primerjalna književnost 2013
Derivative Writing: E-literature in the World of New Social and Economic Paradigms Conference paper or presentation, Exhibition Catalog 2012
Digitálny literárny text v ríši nových médií: Text ako jazda Article or chapter in a book 2012
E-Literature and the Social Conference paper or presentation 2012
Digital Literary Text as a Play and a Ride Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation Atelier Multimediale Edizioni 2011
E-literature and the New Social Paradigms Conference paper or presentation 2011
Alphabet on the Move: Digital Poetry and the Realm of Language Article or chapter in a book 2010
Digital Poetry Beyond the Metaphysics of 'Projective Saying' Article or chapter in a book West Virginia University Press 2010
Event-Space on the Move (On the Computer Games Philosophy) Article in a print journal Topos 2010
In Search for the Novel Possibilities of Text-Based Installations: Teaching Digital Literature within New Media Studies in Slovenia Article or chapter in a book Transcript 2010
In Search of Novel Poetic Territories: On Media Poetry: An International Anthology Review Cybertext Yearbook 2010
Digital Word in a Palm: Digital Poetry between Reading and immersive Bodily Experience Conference paper or presentation 2007
Text as Virtual Reality (Techno-Aesthetics and Web-Literatures) Conference paper or presentation 1998
E-Literary Text in Nomadic Cockpit Conference paper or presentation
The Moving Word: Towards the Theory of Web Literary Objects Article or chapter in a book

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ELMCIP E-Literature and New Media Art Seminar Ljubljana 22.09.2011 Seminar
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