Winnie Soon

(Polski) Poezja generatywna, zakodowana dynamika miłości, natury i technologii

Inspired by Alison Knowles and James Tenney’s classic generative poetry The House of Dust (1967), this open-source is written in Bash, a command line interface and a scripting language developed in 1989 as a piece of free software for Unix Systems (Linux and Mac OS but it has been also ported to Windows), is another generative poetic version focuses on dynamism of forces concerning the intra-action of love, nature and technology.

Winnie Soon is a Hong Kong-born artist coder and researcher interested in the cultural implications of digital infrastructure that addresses wider power asymmetries, engaging with themes such as Free and Open Source Culture, Coding Otherwise, artistic/technical manuals, digital censorship and minor technology. With works appearing in museums, galleries, festivals, distributed networks, papers and alternative written forms, including co-authored books titled Aesthetic Programming and Fix My Code, Winnie is the co-editor of the Software Studies Book Series (MIT Press), Co-PI of the research project Digital Activism and co-research lead, British Digital Art, British Art Network. They are Course Leader at the Creative Computing Institute, University of the Arts London, and also Associate Professor (on leave) at Aarhus University and visiting researcher at the Centre of the Study of the Networked Image (CSNI), London South Bank University.