Piotr Marecki

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Piotr Marecki, photo Aleksandra Małecka
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Dr Piotr Marecki - assistant professor in the Institute of Culture at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and lecturer at the Film School in Łódź. Editor, publisher, translator of experimental literature (with Aleksandra Małecka), cultural studies and digital culture scholar. President of Korporacja Ha!art Foundation, supporting contemporary, innovative, experimental art and culture. Since 1999 editor-in-chief of postdisciplinary journal of art and culture Ha!art. He has organised and co-organised numerous literary festivals, events, conferences and media art shows, including Ha!vantgarde International Literary Festlab.  He is also the head of creative computing lab at the Jagiellonian University. In 2013-14 he did a postdoc at Massachussets Institute of Technology at the Trope Tank lab. His numerous publications, such as Tekstylia, Tekstylia bis, Liternet.pl, Post-1989 Polish Literature in the light of Pierre Bourdieu's theory, include lexicons, volumes of essays, a textbook, and a guide on contemporary Polish literature, which focus on new, innovative trends and electronic literature. His recent collaborations include the conceptual book 2x6 with Nick Montfort, Serge Bouchardon, Andrew Campana, Natalia Fedorova, Carlos León and Aleksandra Małecka published by Les Figues Press, Los Angeles in 2016 and Robbo. Solucja (with Wojciech Bocianu Bociański, Lisu, Piotr Kroll Mietniowski and Krzysztof Kaz Ziembik). Currently works on a ZX Spectrum monograph (together with Yerzmyey and Hellboj). Based in Kraków, Poland.

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Literatura elektroniczna. Platformy. Eksperymenty Invited lecture 2018
"Smog Poem" and “Heating Season.” Creative work and Smog Datafication Conference paper or presentation 2018
Labs for the Digital Humanities Conference paper or presentation 2018
Przekład konceptualny Invited lecture 2018
​Labs for the Digital Humanities Invited lecture 2018
Demoscene, or Decentering Digital Media Invited lecture 2017
Media Archeology Lab: Experimentation, Tinkering, Probing [Lori Emerson in conversation with Piotr Marecki] Interview Jagiellonian University Press 2017
Renderings: Translating literary works in the digital age Article in a print journal Oxford University Press (UK) 2017
Electronic literature production – a case study of Korporacja Ha!art (poster) Other 2016
Nick Montfort’s World Clock and its Polish translation Zegar światowy – a case study Conference paper or presentation 2016
ZX Spectrum scene poetry Invited lecture 2016
Between Provocation and Experiment . Technical Reports and the Ecology of Scholarly Communication in the Humanities Article in a print journal 2015
Literary Experiments with Automatic Translation: A Case Study of a Creative Experiment Involving King Ubu and Google Translate Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Renderings (poster) Other 2015
The Road to Assland: The Demoscene and Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2015
The Trope Tank. The Idea of a lab in Humanities. Nick Montfort in Conversation with Piotr Marecki Interview Jagiellonian University Press 2015
Uncreative Writing: Polish Experimental Literature in the Digital Age Conference paper or presentation 2015
How People Connect, Presentation of Commodore 64 BASIC programming Invited lecture 2014
The formation of the field of electronic literature in Poland Conference paper or presentation 2014
The Postulate to Hyperdescribe the World: Film Poems by Katarzyna Gie łż y ń ska Conference paper or presentation 2014


Titlesort descending Author Year Publisher
Garaż w Tokio Scott Rettberg 2009

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Events arranged:

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Ha!wangarda 2013 International Literary Festival Kraków 03.10.2013 Festival

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
Decentering: Global Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 6, 2015 to August 23, 2015
p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit Bergen Norway August 6, 2015 to August 23, 2015

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