The Projector

Amusements & Useful Devices from K. A. Wisniewski

Required Readings Visualized: Early American Word Clouds

In the previous post, I shared a list of free, online word cloud generators.  In this post, I offer a couple of examples of word clouds put to use!  This … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Free Books, Open Libraries: 15 Resources for Everyone

Many of my upper-division courses focus on the same general set of questions:  How does digital media disrupt “conventional” structures?  Structures here range from thought processes and reading and researching … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Three Poems by Olga Cabral

Electronic Tape Found in a Bottle If this small human testament completes its odyssey clears the curtains of fiery meteors crosses the rages of magnetic storms rides free of hydrogen … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Olga Cabral

As fate would have it, as I take a brief hiatus from working on the next project with Roving Eye Press, last week, while shuffling through an old used book … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Empire State by Olga Cabral

Empire State I am a prisoner of bones of keyrings habits teeth and hair I am a tenant of torn skies I am a runner in the air of escalators … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Projector Finds a Hobby

Last week I was happy to report the latest issue of Textshop Experiments was released.  The video essays included in this issue include new work by H. R. Buechler, Jimmy … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

LIVE: Textshop 4 … From Digital to Print

I am happy to announce the release of Textshop Experiments’  Volume 4: From Digital to Print. Contents 100 Questions About Writing And The Future by Jimmy Butts Printed Animals by … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 is for TEXTSHOP

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January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beyond Criticism 2017

One of my latest projects this year has been the book series Beyond Criticism published by Bloomsbury.  It’s been a busy year here with six books already published and many … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bookbinding / Bookmaking Workshop Results

Since I’ve posted two prior blog entries on my plans for introducing bookmaking and specifically introducing students to a few binding models, I thought it appropriate to share a few … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Types of Book-Binding: An Introduction

    Building on what I’ve called the Right PATH method (Performance/Production, Aesthetic, Theory, History), I wanted to add a little supplemental guide to types of binding we will cover … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Introduction to Book-Binding … Workshop

Two weeks ago, my paper history course had its latest workshop, on printing.  We were fortunate to use the under-utilized printing facility at Stevenson in a workshop led by printer, … Continue reading

November 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

Reading as Art: A Micro-Review

Reading as Art Simon Morris, editor. York: Information as Material, 2016. http://www.informationasmaterial.org/portfolio/reading-as-art/ In my own ongoing research investigations of reading publishing as arts practice, I came across this title last … Continue reading

September 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Paper-making History: Some Bookmarks

Last fall, I taught courses in the history of graphic design and the history of printing (both Visual Arts courses).  Before I got things started, I posted an entry here … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bob Brown’s 1450-1950

Brown invents a type of slapstick poetic burlesque. Calling it visual poetry is too staid and decorous; call it scratch & scrawl. ~Craig Saper I am happy to announce that … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calypso Editions

Just after New Year, I was invited to join Calypso Editions, an artist-run, small press dedicated to publishing quality literary books of poetry and fiction with a global perspective.  More … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Roving Eye Press: Open Access

The first series of Roving Eye Press has officially been released and sent out to friends of the press and reviewers.  The books are available in Hardcover, Kindle, and now … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

If You Love Books…

The 30 Best Places To Be If You Love Books Mark Twain said, “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s in a Monograph?

In the past weeks, there’s been a flurry of activity—articles, online posts and blogs, etc.—discussing the future of the monograph. Of course, discussions around the crises in scholarship and criticism … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment