Creative writing with computers, noise and mulch

Allison Parrish

Posted: 2021-12-05

Saturday, December 5th, 2021
Wordmord Workshop

About the workshop

We know computers best as tools for analyzing text, composing text, and “correcting” text through grammar and spell check. But computation is an equally useful tool for pulling language apart, grinding it down, and making it unfamiliar. This workshop offers a short series of hands-on tutorials with code that facilitates destructive and defamiliarizing operations on text. The workshop culminates in a collaboratively produced online zine. No previous programming experience is required.

Allison Parrish is leading the workshop.

Workshop materials

We’re using Google Colab to run Python code. I’ll take you through how to use the notebooks.