Created by Bryan Ma at Parsons, Definitions is a computational poetry installation made up of 15 networked LCDs that searches MIT’s ConceptNet to serve as a metaphor for the use of NLP in commoditizing human activity on the internet.
The Moment is an exploration of language, how the meaning is formed from words using choreographed typography.
Word Shift is a tile-swapping word game created in Cinder by David Wicks about shifting letters around the board to form words that cascade off and reveal new letters.
Created by Helge Hjorth Bentsen at ECAL, the “English Dictionary of Neologisms 2011” and also known as “A Buttload of Schmick Words” presents new words compiled during the past year. With entries structured as a narrative, the reader discovers current trends, events, and phenomena which mirror today’s society. Each word is illustrated and shows a personal […]
NewSpeak is a project created by Immo Blaese for anticensor, the 10th Web Biennial at the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum. As new words are picked up every minute, NewSpeak will display the opposite meaning (antonym) based on an Orwellian scenario of doublespeak. The creation of a new over simplified language to limit the expressions and thoughts […]
Since the cheesePlotter project (installation), deffekt (Martin Fuchs) has been making further experiments with type using openFrameworks. Latest in the series is nonsenseTypo, a generative font app available for download (mac Only). The application generates ambiguous variations on a letter in alphabet, allowing you to browse different permutations. Download here + More examples here + […]