The Stedman Gallery is hosting a new exhibit, “Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits,” which is in display from now until April 21st.  Curated by the Digital Studies Center‘s Dr. James Brown and Dr. Robert Emmons, the exhibit showcases examples of electronic literature from around the world.    

As part of the opening of the exhibit, two events will take place on Thursday, January 21st, which are open to all:

  • Workshop, “Tell Me a Secret” 
    • January 21st, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., Fine Arts 215
      • Vinicius Marquet, author of Anacrón: hipótesis de un producto todo, which is on display in the gallery, will lead this workshop as part of an experience-sharing project between communities. Participants will graphically depict secrets shared by people in the Netherlands. At the end of the workshop, participants will be invited to anonymously share their own secrets in order to feed future versions of the project. Lunch will be served.
  • Opening Reception and Curators’ Talk
    • January 21st, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Stedman Gallery
      • Curators Robert Emmons and Jim Brown will introduce the exhibition, which includes the work of more than 50 artists and authors and features a variety of technologies, including a Microsoft Kinect and an Oculus Rift. Wine and cheese will be served.