Scott Rettberg

Person
Residency: 
Bergen
Norway
NO
Nationality: 
United States
US
Born: 
1970
Record Status: 
Photo of Scott Rettberg by Rune Arntsen, University of Bergen
Short biography: 

A native of the Chicago area, Scott Rettberg is professor of digital culture in the department of linguistic, literary and aesthetic studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Rettberg is the author or co-author of novel-length works of electronic literature including The Unknown, Kind of Blue, and Implementation. His work has been exhibited online and at art venues, including the Beall Center in Irvine California, the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, and The Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois. Rettberg is the cofounder and served as the first executive director of the non-profit Electronic Literature Organization, where he directed major projects funded by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Rettberg is currently the Project Leader of the HERA-funded collaborative research project ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice.

Works by this author:

Work title Publication Type Year
Penelope Application, Exhibited at gallery or event, Installation 2018
Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project Application, Installation 2014
Le Dernier Volcan Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (social network) 2014
Toxi•City Installation 2014
The Colonization of Memory Locative narrative 2012
The Unknown: An Anthology Print publication 2012
After Parthenope Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2011
Katastrofetrilogien Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2011
The Misanthrope of Karlskrona Presented at conference or festival 2011
Three Rails Live Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (online journal) 2011
Det siste utbruddet / The Last Volcano Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (individual site) 2010
Robert Coover Criticism Generator Published on the Web (individual site) 2010
Frequency Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Garaż w Tokio Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Tokyo Garage Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Los Wikiless Timespedia Published on the Web (online journal) 2008
Implementation Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Print publication, Published on the Web (individual site), Other venue 2004
Kind of Blue Published on the Web (individual site), Published on the Web (online journal) 2002
The Meddlesome Passenger Published on the Web (online journal) 2002
The Unknown Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (individual site) 1999

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
CELL Project Meeting Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Electronic Literature Book (monograph) Polity 2018
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base in Review Conference panel or roundtable 2018
ELMCIP Knowledge Base Seminar Authors Feedback session Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Histories and Genres of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2018
Redefining Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2018
The Future of the Digital Humanities at the University of Bergen Conference panel or roundtable 2018
A Digital Publishing Model for Publication by Writers (for Writers) Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2017
Documenting Events and Works in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2015
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog Anthology of creative work or online gallery ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice 2015
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog (e-Pub) Anthology of creative work or online gallery ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice 2015
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog (PDF) Anthology of creative work or online gallery ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice 2015
Networks of Creativity: Electronic Literature Communities Article or chapter in a book Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University 2015
Posthyperfiction: Practices in Digital Textuality Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2015
The American Hypertext Novel, and Whatever Became of It? Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2015
Collaborative Creativity in New Media (roundtable) Conference panel or roundtable 2014
Collaborative Narrative Article or chapter in a book 2014
Complications of Narrative Time in Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2014
Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2014
Human Computation in Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2014

Editorial work:

Title Year Publisher
Dichtung Digital 41 2012 Dichtung Digital
Dichtung Digital 42 2012 Dichtung Digital
Dichtung Digital 43 Dichtung Digital
Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project 2014 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice, Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University
Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project (e-Pub) 2014 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice, Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University, West Virginia University Press
Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project (PDF e-book) 2013 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice, Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University, West Virginia University Press
Electronic Literature Collection, Volume One 2006 Electronic Literature Organization
Electronic Literature Communities 2015 Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog 2015 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog (e-Pub) 2015 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
ELO 2015 Conference Program and Festival Catalog (PDF) 2015 ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
Hyperrhiz 14: The End(s) of Electronic Literature 2016 Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures
Reconfiguring Place and Space in New Media Writing 2006 The Iowa Review Web
State of the Arts 2003 Electronic Literature Organization

Events arranged:

Event Citysort descending Date Event type Edit link
End(s) of Electronic Literature Festival Exhibition Bergen 04.08.2015 Exhibition
The Network as a Space and Medium for Collaborative Interdisciplinary Practice Bergen 08.11.2009 Conference
Hybridity and Synaesthesia Bergen 06.08.2015 Exhibition
Digital Arena: Combinatory Cinema — Scott Rettberg Bergen 02.09.2014 Performance
Electronic Literature Organization 2015: The End(s) of Electronic Literature Bergen 04.08.2015 Conference
ELMCIP Seminar on Electronic Literature Communities Bergen 20.09.2010 Reading
Collaborative Creativity in New Media -- Performance Night Bergen 07.08.2013 Workshop
ELO 2015 Workshops Bergen 04.08.2015 Workshop
Electronic Literature in Europe 2008 Bergen 11.09.2008 Conference
Digital Arena: Electronic Literature Reading Series Bergen 09.08.2013 Event Series
Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 2 Launch Bergen 02.05.2011 Exhibition
Digital Arena: On 'New Directions in Digital Poetry' — Chris Funkhouser Bergen 14.10.2014 Reading
Kid E-lit Bergen 04.08.2015 Exhibition
ELMCIP Seminar on Electronic Literature Communities Bergen 20.09.2010 Seminar
Visualizing Electronic Literature Seminar Bergen 19.08.2013 Workshop
Archiving Events and Works in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Bergen 04.08.2015 Workshop
Digital Arena: Stories Beneath Your Feet and Fingertips: Playing Locative Stories — Kathi Inman Berens Bergen 04.11.2014 Performance
Digital Arena: Ink After Print — Søren Pold Bergen 02.12.2014 Reading
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Symposium 2018 Bergen 26.04.2018 Workshop
GiG 1.0 Chicago 11.12.1999 Festival

Curator of:

Title City Country Date
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013
Digital Arena: Electronic Literature Reading Series Bergen Norway August 9, 2013 to December 2, 2014
Digital Arena: Combinatory Cinema — Scott Rettberg Bergen Norway September 2, 2014
Digital Arena: On 'New Directions in Digital Poetry' — Chris Funkhouser Bergen Norway October 14, 2014
Digital Arena: Ink After Print — Søren Pold Bergen Norway December 2, 2014
Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum Champaign United States April 14, 2009 to July 26, 2009
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Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Beall Center for Art and Technology Irvine United States October 9, 2007 to December 15, 2007
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