Sandy Baldwin

Toward Oulipo

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Sandy Baldwin creates media-enabled performance, text, sound, game hacks, etc., both solo and with groups such as Purkinge, APG, VoPo, 9-Way Mind. He directs the Center for Literary Computing and teaches in the Department of Englist at West Virginia University.

The rule of the piece combines impulsive google flarfing, simple Bill & Brion cutups, and Mac Low-style anagrammatics (the last not strictly applied though). Reason cuts through sememe of "layering" "inheritance" "violence" in myth, matter, and cultural memory. Networks relation between meaning and plunder ("booty").