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List of Women E-Lit Artists & Scholars Featured on International Women’s Day

The Electronic Literature Lab celebrated International Women’s Day held on Friday, March 8, 2019 by calling out, on our Twitter site, the achievements of 10 women e-lit artists & scholars whose works are held in ELO’s Archives and/or The Dene Grigar Collection. We have collected the posts here in order to highlight, once again, the important contributions of these women. A special thank you goes to ELL’s Undergraduate Researcher, Kathleen Zoller, who developed the photos for these posts.

 

Deena Larsen, “Carving in Possibilities,” from the Electronic Literature Collection 1 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring American artist Deena Larsen who created such works like “Carving in Possibilities”(2001) & so contributed to the field of electronic literature #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/larsen__carving_in_possibilities/index.html

 

Regina Pinto, The Museum of the Essential and Beyond That, from the ELO Repository 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring Brazilian artist Regina Pinto, the founder of the Museum of the Essential and Beyond That, for her contributions to Electronic Literature #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 https://elo-repository.org/museum-of-the-essential/

 

Sue Thomas, founder of trAce, from the ELO Repository

@ElitLab celebrates International Womens Day by featuring British artist-scholar Sue Thomas, the founder of the trAce Online Writing Centre, for her contributions to Electronic Literature #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019  https://elo-repository.org/trace/

 

Mez Breeze, “ _][ad]Dressed in a Skin C.ode_,” from BeeHive 1 Summer 2002 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring Australian artist Mez Breeze whose works like “_][ad]Dressed in a Skin C.ode_” (2002) have contributed greatly to electronic literature #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://beehive.temporalimage.com/archive/51arc.html

 

J. R. Carpenter, “Along the Briny Beach,” from the Electronic Literature Collection 3 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring Canadian artist J. R. Carpenter whose works like “Along the Briny Beach” (2011) have contributed greatly to electronic literature. #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://collection.eliterature.org/3/works/along-the-briny-beach/index.html

 

Marjorie C. Luesebrink & Carolyn Guertin, The Progressive Dinner Party, from Riding the Meridian 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring American and Canadian artists-scholars Marjorie C. Luesebrink & Carolyn Guertin who organized The Progressive Dinner Party(2002) that published works by 39 international women electronic literature artists. #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://www.heelstone.com/meridian/templates/Dinner/dinner1.htm

 

Maria Mencia, “Birds Singing Other Birds Songs,” from the Electronic Literature Collection 1 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring Spanish artist Maria Mencia whose flash works like “Birds Singing Other Birds Songs” (2001) have contributed greatly to electronic literature. #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/mencia__birds_singing_other_birds_songs/index.html

 

Alexandra Saemmer, “Bohmische Dorfer,” from the Electronic Literature Collection 3

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring French artist-scholar Alexandra Saemmer who innovated Prezi to create the electronic literature work, Bohmische Dorfer (2011) #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://collection.eliterature.org/3/work.html?work=bohmische-dorfer

 

Ana Maria Uribe, “Tipoemas”/”Anipoemas,” from The Progressive Dinner Party, from Riding the Meridian 

@ElitLab celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring pioneering Argentinian artist Ana Maria Uribe considered one of the top electronic literature work. Check out her work, “Tipoemas/Anipoemas” created 1968 & 1997, respectively #BalanceforBetter #ELitLab #eliterature #InternationalWomensDay2019 http://www.vispo.com/uribe/

 

Dene Grigar is Director and Professor of the CMDC Program. She specializes in electronic literature, emerging technologies and cognition, and ephemera.