komninos zervos
Since 2003
Works in Labrador Australia

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BIO
komninos zervos:biographical details

komninos, performance poet, poeted from 1985 professionally, taking his poetry to schools, community groups, hotels, music venues, prisons, coffee lounges and universities, radio and television and now the internet.

komninos the published poet has two adult collections of poetry with the university of queensland press, 'komninos', 1991, and 'komninos by the kupful', 1994, a collection of poetry for children illustrated by peter viska and published by oxford university press, 'the baby rap and other poems', 1992, and a hard cover illustrated children's picture book published by harper/collins, 'high street, kew east', 1991.

komninos has had three plays performed by professional theatre companies in sydney and brisbane.

in 1992 komninos received the australian human rights award for literature and in 1993 was awarded the australia council's ros bower award for outstanding achievement in community arts.

in 1995 komninos completed a masters of arts in creative writing at the university of queensland, he authored a cd-rom of 'cyberpoetry' for his dissertation.

in 1997 komninos travelled to london to be writer in residence at artec, a multimedia training and resource centre in islington where he authored a cd-rom, 'cyberpoetry underground'.

since 1999 komninos has convened the CyberStudies major, at the School of Arts, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus. http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/k_zervos

in 2001 the 'cyberpoetry underground' cd-rom was runner-up in the Electronic Literature Organisation's Award in poetry.

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DISCUSSION

new on the audioblog


1. reality is a construct - linear non-interactive 3d animated narrative
cyberpoem.
2. interview by brenda sutherland in 1992 for school students in new south
wales.
3. thomastown talk
4. digital cut-ups
5. soundpoetry
6. computerspeak
7. blogalogue
8. 6 months in a poets hat, Southerly, 1993.

cheers
komninos
http://spokenword.blog-city.com

DISCUSSION

Re: frgmnt foUr


> congratulations david and reiner. a great piece, and just for the records,
frgmntfoUr was first published in 'text' the on-line journal of the australia association of writing programs.

http://www.gu.edu.au/school/art/text/speciss/issue2/strasser.htm

cheers
komninos
http://spokenword.blog-city.com
http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs
http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/K_Zervos

DISCUSSION

Re: virtual singer


> any way of letting the end-user into this singing?
by keyboard commands?
i'd like to be able to play the singer like an instrument.
komninos
http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs