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At the Kitchen: March 25, 7pm - 512 West 19th Street, New York, NY
10011 (212) 255-5793

An Evening with Electronic Literature Organization

Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) presents an evening of
multimedia, interactive performative-readings highlighting a broad
range of born-digital literary forms, including collaborative,
database, film/video, generative, and kinetic image work. The
evening.s presentations showcase four projects by media artist and
writers Mark Amerika and Yael Kanarek; poet, programmer, and
performance artist Ian Hatcher, and experimental novelists Paul La
Farge and Illya Szilak.


Mark Amerika's latest projects are Museum of Glitch Aesthetics
(, Micro-Cinematic Essays on the Life and Work of
Marcel Duchamp dba Conceptual Parts, Ink
(, and remixthebook (

Ian Hatcher is a poet, programmer, and performance artist living
in New York. Prosthesis, an ongoing project, is an expanding suite
of code, text, and vocal works exploring feedback loops between
human cognition and digital systems.

Yael Kanarek is a media artist. In her practice she looks at
globalization through interaction of languages and the collective
experience of standard time. Selected scenes from Object of
Desire, an online story inspired by motifs and themes born in the
Middle East and Mediterranean, will be performed

Paul La Farge is the author of four novels, most recently Luminous
Airplanes, which is also a web-based hypertext. His short stories
have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's,
Conjunctions, Fence and elsewhere.

Illya Szilak uses circulating media and collaborations forged via
the Internet to create multimedia novels. She will perform from
her latest Queerskins (

The Electronic Literature Organization was founded in 1999 to
foster and promote the reading, writing, teaching, and
understanding of literature as it develops and persists in a
changing digital environment. A 501c(3) non-profit organization,
the ELO includes writers, artists, teachers, scholars, and
developers. For more information, go to

Literature programs at The Kitchen are made possible with support
from Axe-Houghton Foundation and with public funds from New York
City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City
Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

March 25, 2013

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