Scott Rettberg

Person
Residency: 
Bergen
Norway
NO
Nationality: 
United States
US
Born: 
1970
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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.

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
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
Roundtable: Chercheur et artiste / artiste et chercheur, de l’art de jongler avec les casquettes Conference panel or roundtable 2014
An Emerging Canon? A Case Study in Using Visualization Strategies to Understand a Field as It Develops Conference paper or presentation 2013
An Emerging Canon? A Preliminary Analysis of All References to Creative Works in Critical Writing Documented in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Article in a print journal, Conference paper or presentation Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2013
Developing a Network-Based Creative Community: An Introduction to the ELMCIP Final Report Article or chapter in a book 2013
Distant Readings of a Field: Using Macroanalytic Digital Research Methods to Data Mine the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference panel or roundtable 2013
From Traces to Collective Memory: Databases and the Development of the Field of Electronic Literature Article or chapter in a book 2013
Introducing the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Article in an online journal 2013
Mining the Knowledge Base: Exploring Methodologies for Analysing the Field of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2013
The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: Project Report Article or chapter in a book 2013
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Exhibition Catalogue Exhibition Catalog 2013
"How It Is in Common Tongues": an interview with John Cayley and Daniel Howe Interview 2012
"The Final Problem": An Interview with Mark Jeffrey and Judd Morrissey Interview 2012

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
COVID 19 E-Lit Exhibition April 1, 2021
Digital Arena: Combinatory Cinema — Scott Rettberg Bergen Norway September 2, 2014
Digital Arena: Electronic Literature Reading Series Bergen Norway August 9, 2013 to December 2, 2014
Digital Arena: Ink After Print — Søren Pold Bergen Norway December 2, 2014
Digital Arena: On 'New Directions in Digital Poetry' — Chris Funkhouser Bergen Norway October 14, 2014
Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Beall Center for Art and Technology Irvine United States October 9, 2007 to December 15, 2007
Grand Text Auto Exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum Champaign United States April 14, 2009 to July 26, 2009
Posthuman Electronic Literature Bergen Norway March 4, 2021
SLSAeu Conference 2021 Bergen Norway March 4, 2021
START HERE> Chicago United States April 18, 2002 to April 20, 2002
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013
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