NYU Gallatin invites you to a graduate conference about technology and the idea of “system” as both an object and a means of academic and artistic production. The conference will feature the keynote speaker, Nick Montfort (Professor of Digital Media at MIT), who will discuss complex systems in relation to poetry.
Nick Montfort studies creative computing and develops computational art and poetry. His computer-generated books of poetry include #!, the collaboration 2×6, Autopia, The Truelist, and Hard West Turn. Among his more than fifty digital projects are collaborations The Deletionist and “Sea and Spar Between.” His MIT Press books, collaborative and individual, are: The New Media Reader, Twisty Little Passages, Racing the Beam, 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10, Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities, and The Future. He is professor of digital media at MIT and lives in New York and Boston.