All posts tagged: language

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A Buttload of Schmick Words – Language in motion by Helge Hjorth Bentsen (ECAL)

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 […]

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NewSpeak [Flash]

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 […]

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nonsenseTypo [openFrameworks, Mac]

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 + […]