HOLOPOETRY
Complete list of holopoems by Eduardo Kac (1983-1993)

Eduardo Kac's holopoems in collections



Also available: Information on Holopoetry in Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese.



Selected texts by Eduardo Kac about Holopoetry

Poesia Holográfica: as três dimensões do signo verbal by Eduardo Kac. First published in: Catalogue of VII Salão Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Funarte, 1984, pp. 43-44. (Portuguese)

Holopoetry and Perceptual Syntax, by Eduardo Kac. Originally published in the magazine Holosphere, Museum of Holography, New York, Summer 1986, Vol. 14, Nº 3, p. 25.
Holopoetry and fractal holopoetry: Digital holography as an art medium, Leonardo, Vol. 22, Nos. 3/4, 1989, pp. 397-402. Special Issue on Holographic Art, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
 
Recent Experiments in Holopoetry and Computer Holopoetry by Eduardo Kac (1991). First published in Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Display Holography (Proc. SPIE 1600), Tung H. Jeong, Editor (Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 1991), pp. 229-236.

Holopoetry, Hypertext, Hyperpoetry by Eduardo Kac (1993). Originally published in Holographic Imaging and Materials (Proc. SPIE 2043), Tung H. Jeong, Editor (Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 1993), pp. 72-81.

Statement on Holopoetry by Eduardo Kac (1994). First published in Creative Holography Index, The International Catalogue for Holography, Vol. 2, No. 1, Monand Press, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, n.p.n.

Key Concepts of Holopoetry, by Eduardo Kac. First published in Experimental - Visual - Concrete: Avant-Garde Poetry Since the 1960s, Edited by K. David Jackson, Eric Vos, and Johanna Drucker, (Amsterdam; Atlanta: Rodopi, 1996), pp. 247-257.

The following is a synthesis of the texts above:

Holopoetry, in: New Media Poetry -- Poetic Innovation and New Technologies, Eduardo Kac, editor. Visible Language, Vol. 30, N. 2, 1996, pp. 184-212.



Interviews with Eduardo Kac about Holopoetry
Holopoetry: The New Frontier of Language -- An interview with Eduardo Kac, by IV Whitman (1995). First published in the Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Display Holography, Tumg H. Jeong, Editor, Proc. SPIE 2333, Bellingham, WA, pp. 138-145 (1995).

Language's Uncertainty Principle: An Interview with Eduardo Kac, by Simone Osthoff, Xenia, N. 2, April 1999, http://www.xeniareview.com (ISSN 1521-2556).

"Intervista con Eduardo Kac", Daniela Calisi. La poesia  nell'epoca  del  newmedia <http://www.contentodesign.it/cont/autori/kac/interv_kac.htm#>, 2001. (Italian)

There are no rules, An interview with Eduardo Kac, Debra di Blasi. Review magazine, Kansas City, March, 2005, Issue #61, V. 7, No.4, p. 38.

Dell’Annunziata, Annalisa. "Intervista a Eduardo Kac," Viatico, X, n. 37, dicembre/gennaio 2006 <http://www.ears.it>. (Italian)



Selected critical writings about Holopoetry

Poetry in motion in the space-time continuum , by Louis Brill (1992). First published in Computer Graphics World, Vol. 15, N. 5, May 1992, pp. 80, 82, and republished in Ylem, Vol. 12, N. 11, November 1992, pp. 2, 7.

How do You Read Your Text? -- Eduardo Kac and Hypermedia Poetry, by Kurt Heintz (1996). First published in Hyphen Magazine, N. 12, 1996, pp. 9-13.

Electronic Poetry: Two Latin-American Precursors: Eduardo Kac and Ladislao Pablo Györi / Poesía Electrónica -- Dos precursores latinoamericanos: Eduardo Kac y Ladislao Pablo Györi by Clemente Padín. Written in 1995. First published in Texturas, N. 7, 1997, pgs. 4-10, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. Also published by the author as a brochure, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1995. (English/Spanish). See also "Vanguardia y Experimentacion Poetica", by Clemente Padín (1998).

"Redefiniendo la poesía experimental: la holopoesía de Eduardo Kac", por Mª. Teresa Vilariño Picos, en: Actas del IX Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Semiótica, realizado en Valencia, 2001. (Spanish)

"On Kac's computer holopoems", Joan Truckenbrod. Originally published in the catalogue of Eduardo Kac's solo exhibition Holopoetry 1983-1990, April-June 1990, Museum of Holography, New York, p. 5.

"Inteligência e High Tech", texto de Reynaldo Roels Jr. Originally published in Jornal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Caderno B, p. 4, 1.12.1986. (Portuguese)

"A Arte da Síntese nos Holopoemas", texto de Reynaldo Roels Jr. Originally published in Jornal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Caderno B, p. 7, 24/9/85. (Portuguese)

"Holopoesia", E.M. de Melo e Castro, Ler e Escrever, the Literary Supplement of the newspaper Diário de Lisboa, Lisbon, 11/6/1987, p. 5. (Portuguese) 

"No Museu da Imagem e do Som, a poesia do futuro", Antônio Gonçalves Filho,Folha de São Paulo, Ilustrada, 8/1/1985. (Portuguese)

"Holopoetry", by Willard Bohn, in: Bohn, Williard. Modern Visual Poetry (Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware Press and Cranbury, New Jersey, Associated University Presses, 2000), pp. 287-288.

"Restless Words", exhibition review by Pablo Helguera published in Art Nexus, No. 31, February - April 1999, page 119 and 120. For more on this exhibition, see: Language Works.
 
"New Media Poetries", by Loss Pequeño Glazier, in: Glazier, Loss Pequeño. Digital Poetics. The Making of E-Poetries (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, 2002), pp. 138-139.

"Holopoemas. La Palabra Ilusoria." por María José Vega. Publicado en: Quimera 220 (2002), Barcelona, pp. 55-58.

"Moving text in avant-garde poetry. Towards a poetics of textual motion", Teemu Ikonen, dichtung-digital.de, Newsletter 4/2003, 5.Jg. / Nr. 30 - ISSN 1617-6901. ed. by Markku Eskelinen, 2003, http://www.dichtung-digital.com/2003/4-ikonen.htm


"Iconic elements in Eduardo Kac’s Holopoetry", by John J. White; Excerpt from: White, John J. 2003. “Perspective in experimental shaped poetry: A semiotic approach”. In From sign to signing: iconicity in language and literature 3, By Wolfgang G. Müller, Olga Fischer, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, 105–127.

"Poesía tridimensional en el espacio: La holopoesía de Eduardo Kac," by María Andrea Giovine, Periódico de Poesía, No. 44 No. 44 / Noviembre 2011 ("Poéticas visuales"), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

"Subjetividad en la poesía holográfica de Eduardo Kac," Eduardo Acuña-Zumbado. In: Luis Correa-Diaz and Scott Weintraub (eds.).Poesía y poéticas digitales en América Latina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2013. (forthcoming)
 
See also: Reither, Saskia: Computerpoesie : Studien zur Modifikation poetischer Texte durch den Computer (Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript, 2003), pp. 85-89, 236. (German)

Critical fragments : quotes from writers, critics, and curators including Johanna Drucker, Greg Ulmer, and Richard Kostelanetz.

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