The Moment is an exploration of language, how the meaning is formed from words using choreographed typography.
Created and written by Neven Mrgan & James Moore, Blackbar is a text game and a sci-fi story of a dystopian future told through the medium of word puzzles.
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 […]
Created by Moritz Heller, Wordcollider was inspired by visualizations of particle collisions at LHC CERN. The software created in Processing accelerate two phrases against each other on a collision course. The collision splits the words up in their letters – “their elementary particles”. After collision, wordcollider visualize a signature for each letter, based on their phonetic characteristics.
SpellTower is a new iPad game by Zach Gage, the name behind the titles such as Halcyon, Bit Pilot, and Unify. SpellTower is a word puzzle game that combines the traditional word making with Tetris style block physics. In the game, the task is to make long words or use bonus tiles to clear extra […]
About a year ago, Rob Seward created the Four Letter Words piece. The original video now counts about 111k views on vimeo and has been blogged by numerous sites out of which I think Pieter and Rhizome were the first. Earlier today, I got an email from Rob about the latest video he made, that was […]
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 […]
Created by Operton and Erik Loyer, Strange Rain turns your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a skylight on a rainy day. Raindrops fall and splatter on your screen, shifting perspective as you tilt your device. Touch the screen and guide the path of the raindrops, stepping through the notes of an eerie melody as you go. […]
Boris Müller has been creating visual theme for the Poetry on the Road festival since 2002. While the theme itself is changing, the underlying idea for the visuals is always the same: All graphics are generated by a computer program that turns texts into images. Below are two of the identities, created in the last two years. To […]
IsoWords a word search game for iPhone and iPod touch wrapped onto a three dimensional cube. Find as many English words as you can in the 3x3x3 cube in the allotted time to rack up points. The only catch is that the third time a letter is used, its cube is removed and the letters […]