a visual poetry app

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Created by Seth Indigo Carnes, an artist based in New York City, the Poetics app is an artwork exploring the concept of a mutable, object-oriented visual poetry. 

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Mutable Text

Chance Operations

Ephemeral Missives

Gestural Semiotics

Nonlinear Flux

Meta Tangents

Intermedia Cutups

Multimodal Love



A preview of Poetics v2. Music by The Missing Ones.


Poetics is universal, working on both the iPhone and iPad. The app also features landscape and portrait modes, for both poetic compositions and how they are viewed by device orientation.

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