Saturday, September 6, 2008

Writing for Writers #11

Political Internet artist Kenneth Tin-kin Hung spoke at FAU yesterday as part of the current exhibit, Political Circus, at the Ritter Gallery. Among other things, he creates web art by manipulating images he finds on the web:

Write something (poetry, prose, whatever) using "images" (I mean, language images) you find on the Internet.


CDTC said...

Do you want to know what news articles we used? Or, just see what we have written.

CDTC said...

You are not at all what I expected
When I took you on

German police seize terrorist suspects on plane
BERLIN - German police boarded a plane at Cologne-Bonn Airport and arrested two terrorist suspects Friday just before the plane took off for Amsterdam. Police said they decided to act after finding a suicide note that claimed the men wanted to die in a terror attack. Associated Press updated 9:26 a.m. ET, Fri., Sept. 26, 2008

I had faith you were
Everything you seemed to be

First fear, then loathing, toward Wall Street
Rage over federal bailout boils over. Sept. 23: Many consumers view the federal bailout of Wall Street as too fast, too expensive, and out of their control. NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports.

And I was good
And so were you

Pony-size pig holds woman captive, sent to stud
Hog made 'aggressive demands' to be fed, headbutted her door - Bruce the pig leads a charmed life-After Bruce the pig wandered into the home of a vegetarian, he was a welcome guest. Now, after trashing local gardens and holding his owner hostage, he's off to become a stud at a local piggery. Reuters updated 9:45 a.m. ET, Wed., Sept. 24, 2008

Was any of it true?