Body politics and mouse use scroll through the scene.
Derrida’s territory - “discontinuities, contradictions, ambiguities, materiality, silence, space, conflict, margins, and figures” - is Bill Seaman’s, as Diane Gromala notes.
Jill Walker questions who (or what) sets the rules for interaction.
Camille Utterback’s physical poetics, re-symbolized.
John Cayley replays what is literal and literary in the digital.
Sidebar images from “Literal Art: Neither Lines nor Pixels but Letters.”
For all the talk of cyber-difference, screens still behave like pages. The contributors in section six have developed, in response, a digital aesthetics unlike that of print.
Choosing between James Joyce and Stephen King means choosing between engagement and immersion. Or does it?
Are actors really acting when they’re characters? How about characters - can they really act? Richard Schechner asks twice.
Who says hypertext readers have more brains than gamers? Not Henry Jenkins.