Ian Hatcher


I wish to keep my sex life private, but I wish to have sex with you in public. Let’s discuss this privately.

“House of Trust” Stephanie Strickland and Ian Hatcher
Spoken word performance

Back from intermission

Explanation by Stephanie
Spoken word performance based on Medieval Tower Bell Ringing, permutations of ringing 7 bells

“We have 3 more minutes”
“Turn up the reverb”

Nick Montfort rapping

Audiovisual Poem coded with 6502 Assembly, Has been exhibited

Crude verbal mentions of genitalia 

“The Deletionist”
Inspired by randomly deleting from error logs of Commodore 64

Can “read tea leaves” for messages like “LA TOO COMPLEX”

“After Artists” piece inspired by work from Memphis Sanitation Workers’ strike

“After Jasper Johns” to evoke newspaper print flag painting

“A one line BASIC version of Andy Warhol ain’t easy”

Next pieces
“After Artists” inspired by 21st century poetry

Commodore 64 is not a kazoo, can have as much expressiveness as piano or guitar

“After Damian Hearst” unpictured

“After Donald Newman” snapshots, really more shown through motion

1st presenter: Nick Montfort
Telling ppl 2 come closer to see poetry on Commodore 64

1. Based on “Lines of Force”, realize the lines of force of the poem through period “.” and lower case “o”

2. Recursive text generator

See zine at nickm.com

1st guest on Open Projector: Emily Saltz

“Human Human Autocomplete”

*Bossa Nova Lounge music plays*

Guest from audience starts with a phrase while Emily autocompletes the statement

“What does it take to self actualize”
“What kinda of algorithms do we even want in our lives”
“What time does this thing end”

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