a journal of electronic writing and art



geniwate lives in Adelaide, South Australia. After working in print-based
and performance poetry, she started experimenting with new media in 1997.
In 1999 she co-won the trAce/Alt-X International Hypertext Competition for
her work <rice>, which is viewable at Since then
her interests have turned towards science, technology and epistemology.
The beta version of <Nepabunna> will be available at soon.
Email geni at

Barry Smylie has been a professional visual artist in graphics and painting
for 35 years.  He has been doing internet based computer art for the past
three years.  Further info at and

Alan Sondheim's books include the anthology Being on Line: Net Subjecti-
vity (Lusitania, 1996), Disorders of the Real (Station Hill, 1988), and
.echo (alt-X digital arts, 2001) as well as numerous other chapbooks,
books and articles. His video and films have been shown internationally.
Sondheim co-moderates several email lists, including Cybermind, Cybercul-
ture, and Wryting. For the past several years, he has been working on an
"Internet Text," a continuous meditation on philosophy, psychology,
language, body, sexuality, and virtuality. Sondheim lives in Brooklyn, New
York and teaches part-time at the School of Visual Arts; he lectures and
publishes widely on contemporary art and Internet issues. In 1999,
Sondheim was the second virtual writer-in-residence for the trAce (sic)
online writing community, originating from Nottingham, England.

Relevant URLS:

Internet Text at
Partial at
Trace Projects at
CDROM of collected work 1994-2000/1 available: write

Sondheim may be reached at

Brian Kim Stefans lives in Brooklyn, New York.  His book of poems, Angry
Penguins, was published in 2000 by Harry Tankoos Books, along with a
reprint of Gulf (Object Editions). Free Space Comix (Roof) appeared in
1998.  His site, Arras, is at  Recent published writing
includes poems in Callaloo, reviews in Tripwire and Shark, and an essay on
Asian American poetry in Telling It Slant, an anthology of criticism on
the avant-garde in the nineties forthcoming from University of Alabama.
His manifesto on cyberpoetry for the Canadian journal Open Letter can be
read on line at (

Aya Karpinska is a carbon-based lifeform whose frequent collaborations with
silicon-based creatures result in projects favoring convergence of textual, musical,
and visual phenomena. Her quest is for multi-modal systems of cognition and expression;
her methods tend towards the non-representational.

Tammy McGovern is a media artist working in Buffalo, NY.

Inna R. Kouper was born in 1973 in Moscow, Russia. In 1990, she entered the Moscow
Institute of Economics and Statistics (MIES) to study Information Technologies in Economics.
Her field of interest is hypertext and other new emerging forms of text. In order to study
more about it,  she began in 1994 to work at the Institute for Scientific Information on Social
Sciences (in conjunction with her program at MIES). After graduation from the MIES in 1995,
she started post-graduate studies at the Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences
(ISISS). The theme of her the thesis was "Hypertext as a Form of Discourse Representation".
In 1997, she took part in the ACM conference "Hypertext'97" in Southampton, Great Britain as a
tutorials attendant. In 1999 she participated in the doctoral consortium of the ACM conference
Hypertext'99 (Darmstadt, Germany) with a paper (published as a technical report at Aarhus
university). Now Inna Kouper is working at the Institute for Scientific Information on Social
Sciences as a junior research assistant.