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Dante’s Inferno in MS Paint January 19, 2011: For when even CliffsNotes is too strenuous a challenge, Brandon Matheson has created an abbreviated, animated version of Dante's Inferno. In just under four minutes, you can visit every circle of Hell; hang out with some flaming tombs; meet Plato, Socrates, Virgil (and his gold vanity grillz); and even get into an ancient mythological dispute: [...] by

Video and poetry meet in Italian festival January 14, 2011: Trevigliopoesia's La Parola Immaginata is "a festival dedicated to poetical words and video images with the aim to reach a mix of art expressions through new strategies, conceptions and methods. Video poetry means poems connected with all kind of images. And videoportraits, videodocumentaries and animation about poets and poetry." To [...] by

Closed captioning provided by used books December 8, 2010: The Wave Pictures - Sweetheart from Ben Reed on Vimeo. This music video for The Wave Picture's "Sweetheart" is made out of animated, torn up, drawn on and maybe even a few intact secondhand books. "I will write you without poetry," they sing, but no matter-- it's all in the visuals. The text and images go together beautifully, just like [...] by

The Animated “Ursonate” November 15, 2010: On Harriet back in 2007, Kenneth Goldsmith called Kurt Schwitters' "Ursonate" "the greatest sound poem of the 20th century" and posted nine audio versions by sound artists. Turns out "Ursonate" has been inspiring animators and new media artists as well. Here are eight text-based visual interpretations ranging from Golan Levin and Jaap Blonk's [...] by