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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Re: Evoking Presence in Organic Absence


<FONT face="Default Sans Serif, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2><DIV>fantastic work sonya</DIV><DIV>i love the creature in obscura page of lexicon, she is such a beautiful butterfly to play with.</DIV><DIV>and the words from the memories page grabbed me the most, making time by creating memories.</DIV><DIV>and the paranoic creature was paranoic and goes on til infinity, i will see tthat eye coming at me in my sleep.</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>i hope other people &nbsp;on the list, do themselves the favour and visit your work, i mean invite your work to their screenspace.</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>i know&nbsp;you have been influenced by&nbsp;reiner, nicholas clauss, mez, and jason nelson, but&nbsp;you have&nbsp;developed&nbsp;your own way of saying what you want to say - great work.</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>komninos</DIV><DIV>a friend<BR></DIV><DIV>komninos&nbsp;zervos<br>lecturer,&nbsp;convenor&nbsp;of&nbsp;CyberStudies&nbsp;major<br>School&nbsp;of&nbsp;Arts&nbsp;<br>Griffith&nbsp;University<br>Room&nbsp;3.25&nbsp;Multimedia&nbsp;Building&nbsp;G23<br>Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Campus&nbsp;<br>Parkwood<br>PMB&nbsp;50&nbsp;Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Mail&nbsp;Centre&nbsp;<br>Queensland&nbsp;9726<br>Australia<br>Phone&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8872&nbsp;Fax&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8141<br>http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/k_zervos<br>http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs<br>http://spokenword.blog-city.com<br>"Our&nbsp;Workplace&nbsp;Rights&nbsp;are&nbsp;NOT&nbsp;for&nbsp;sale."<BR><DIV><BR></DIV><FONT color=#990099>-----owner-list@rhizome.org wrote: -----<BR><BR></FONT>To: list@rhizome.org<BR>From: sonya nielsen &lt;artsonya@yahoo.com.au&gt;<BR>Sent by: owner-list@rhizome.org<BR>Date: 20/05/2005 02:27PM<BR>Subject: RHIZOME_RAW: Evoking Presence in Organic Absence<BR><BR><DIV><DIV>Hi,</DIV><DIV>My name is Sonya Nielsen and I am a third year Creative arts student at Griffith University.&nbsp; My lecturer, Jason Nelson, recommended your site as I am interested in immersing myself in the hybrid arts.</DIV><DIV></DIV><DIV>I&nbsp;was wondering if you would be interested in looking at my work, which delves into the mysterious, organic, ephemeral world that haunts my imagination.&nbsp;&nbsp;Your&nbsp;comments would be greatly appreciated.</DIV><DIV></DIV><DIV>Thanks for your time</DIV><DIV>Sonya Nielsen</DIV><DIV></DIV><DIV>url:&nbsp; <A href="http://www.secrettechnology.com/sonya/sonya.html" target=blank>www.secrettechnology.com/sonya/sonya.html</A> </DIV></DIV><p><br><hr size=1>Find local movie times and trailers on <a href="http://au.rd.yahoo.com/mail/tagline/*http://au.movies.yahoo.com" target=_blank><b>Yahoo! Movies.</b></a><br></DIV></FONT>

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Re: Re: hardcore conceptual digital art


make it happen!
komninos

Pall Thayer <palli@pallit.lhi.is>
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22/04/2005 08:45
Please respond to Pall Thayer

To: Komninos Zervos <k.zervos@griffith.edu.au>
cc: "t.whid" <twhid@twhid.com>, rhizome <list@rhizome.org>
Subject: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: Re: hardcore conceptual digital art

Komninos Zervos wrote:
> ps :joking: perhaps he could write a fourth program that reads it/views
> it/experiences it, for me, and tells me if i liked it.
> komninos

Actually, that would be really cool! Make software that crawls the web,
looking for art reviews by pre-picked critics. Evaluate their critiques.
Make software that generates art-work and then emails the critics,
telling them, "in their own words" what they think of the work. That
would be awsome!
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Re: Re: hardcore conceptual digital art


<FONT face="Default Sans Serif, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2><DIV><A href="http://www.once-upon-a-forest.com" target=_blank><FONT face="Lucida Console" color=#0000ff>http://www.once-upon-a-forest.com</FONT></A></DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>i liked that very much, but i feel if he/she had made it open fullscreen it would have been a better immersive experience, i was being bothered by the un-subtlty of the browser structure. i suppose i could have equally been distracted by the border of my computer monitor, but it is a suitably bland backdrop and one i have learnt to ignore.</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>ps :joking: perhaps he could write a fourth program that reads it/views it/experiences it, for me, and tells me if i liked it.</DIV><DIV>komninos<BR></DIV><DIV>komninos&nbsp;zervos<br>lecturer,&nbsp;convenor&nbsp;of&nbsp;CyberStudies&nbsp;major<br>School&nbsp;of&nbsp;Arts&nbsp;<br>Griffith&nbsp;University<br>Room&nbsp;3.25&nbsp;Multimedia&nbsp;Building&nbsp;G23<br>Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Campus&nbsp;<br>Parkwood<br>PMB&nbsp;50&nbsp;Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Mail&nbsp;Centre&nbsp;<br>Queensland&nbsp;9726<br>Australia<br>Phone&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8872&nbsp;Fax&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8141<br>http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/k_zervos<br>http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs<br>http://spokenword.blog-city.com<BR><DIV><BR></DIV></DIV></FONT>

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GRID technologies


<FONT face="Default Sans Serif, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2><DIV>does anyone know of any GRID projects that are not using or relying on the creation of middleware?</DIV><DIV>ie using the web, http, html and ?,</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>komninos<BR></DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>komninos&nbsp;zervos<br>lecturer,&nbsp;convenor&nbsp;of&nbsp;CyberStudies&nbsp;major<br>School&nbsp;of&nbsp;Arts&nbsp;<br>Griffith&nbsp;University<br>Room&nbsp;3.25&nbsp;Multimedia&nbsp;Building&nbsp;G23<br>Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Campus&nbsp;<br>Parkwood<br>PMB&nbsp;50&nbsp;Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;Mail&nbsp;Centre&nbsp;<br>Queensland&nbsp;9726<br>Australia<br>Phone&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8872&nbsp;Fax&nbsp;07&nbsp;5552&nbsp;8141<br>http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/k_zervos<br>http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs<br>http://spokenword.blog-city.com<BR></DIV></FONT>

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Re: three peloponnesian quick times


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cheers
yassou phil-e

komninos zervos
lecturer, convenor of CyberStudies major
School of Arts
Griffith University
Room 3.25 Multimedia Building G23
Gold Coast Campus
Parkwood
PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9726
Australia
Phone 07 5552 8872 Fax 07 5552 8141
http://www.gu.edu.au/ppages/k_zervos
http://users.bigpond.net.au/mangolegs
http://spokenword.blog-city.com