(fxhash, July 2022, 500 editions)
A one-time generative poetry performance of a transhuman text by Sasha Stiles and her AI alter ego, Technelegy – read and unread by an algorithm authored by Nathaniel Stern. Every hash transforms one of 353 lines of AI-written poetry from legible letters into wordless language, generating a unique textblock from millions of possible combinations; each algorithmic translation unwrites itself, forever.
(2021, Edition of 1)
A digital broadside of an original poem first published by "Always Crashing" in 2019 and subsequently nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. This piece was created from a manuscript page proof; a still appears in the physical edition of Technelegy.
What does it mean to be a poet? This cycle of acronymic visual poems offers new definitions. Each piece features a unique phrase assembled by a human brain and rendered via digital tools, and comes with a screenshot of a Google search showing there is no existing record of these words in this order.