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Year created:

2007

COMPUTERIZED HAIKU

COMPUTERIZED HAIKU is a recreation of a lost poetry writing installation exhibited in 'Cybernetic Serendipity', ICA Gallery, 1968. New software enables users to write Haiku and enter them in an the online archive. There are also random and automated versions. This artwork is the subject of research by Wayne Clements, 'Computer Poetry's Neglected Debut', published by CHArt (http://www.chart.ac.uk/chart2004/papers/clements.html). COMPUTERIZED HAIKU is a recreation of a lost 1960s artwork first exhibited in Cybernetic Serendipity, ICA Gallery, 1968.


The reprogramming of COMPUTERIZED HAIKU and its placement online includes haiku writing software and an archive of user created poems. There are also randomised and automated versions of the program.


COMPUTERIZED HAIKU is the subject of research by Wayne Clements, published in an article by CHArt (the computers and art history group).