Jhave's wide-ranging history and prospectus alerts us to cognitive, material, and mythic dimensions of the nexus of image and text. By showing how text evolved into image, the essay traces a new malleability, dimensionality, and embodiment of writing. The contemporary image-text is a quasi-object with experimental literary qualities as well as an almost organic media dynamism.
In spite of the millennial call for an end to issues in Winter y2k, ebr11 - a new issue - went online at the turn of the year 2000/2001. There would be yet another issue a year later ("Music/Sound/Noise") before the transition to the new interface could be completed.