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Henry’s Body: A Thousand Uhh Hacks

Henry’s Body:
A Thousand Hacks

Click here to view PDF version of one iteration of the text collage of John Berryman’s Dream Song 29.


Click play on the above video to listen to and read one iteration of the audio collage of John Berryman’s reading of Dream Song 29.

Henry’s Heart, also known as Poész, was a collaborative project executed with artist and fellow Digital Arts and New Media cohort Lyés Belhocine. The project consists of an audio collage from confessional poet John Berryman’s drunken reading of his poem Dream Song 29. Stanzas of the collaged poem are randomized by MAX/MSP to sequentially play audio in five and seven syllables.


Screenshot of the MAX/MSP program.

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