Are you interested in digital poetry? Do you want to know how technology transforms literary art? Then, this podcast is for you! Hosted by Veronika Sizova, “The Poetics of Digital Media” episode evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of posting poetry on social media, illustrates the concept of E-Poetry, and explains how digital media liberates literature through a combination of verbal, visual, and musical expressions. Finally, it provides a reminder that social media, despite its creative benefits, may also cause significant distress.
- Introduction and Outline: 0:00 – 0:30
- Social Media Poetry: 0:30 – 1:00
- Advantages and Disadvantages of being a Digital Media Poet: 1:00 – 1:30
- The Definition of E-Poetry (electronic poetry and multimedia): 1:30 – 1:55
- The Benefits of E-poetry: 1:55 – 2:10
- The “I Love E-Poetry” Project and Use of Multimedia in Poetry: 2:10-2:30
- The Drawbacks of Posting Creative Content on Social Media: 2:30-2:50
- Conclusion and Final Thanks: 2:50-3:00
References & Relevant Links:
AsapSCIENCE. 5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now. Youtube.com. (2014). Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HffWFd_6bJ0&ab_channel=AsapSCIENCE.
Baetens, J., & Van Looy, J. (2008). E-poetry: between image and performance — A cultural analysis. Journal Of E-Media Studies, 1(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.1349/ps1.1938-6060.a.288.
Glover, S. (2014). “Social Media” – Spoken Word Poetry. Youtube.com. Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVT8H6FZkJI&ab_channel=SHEA.
Flores, L. (2016). I ♥ E-Poetry: Discovering Digital Media Poetry | Leonardo Flores | TEDxUPRM. Youtube.com. Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qN9fret0PNo&t=15s&ab_channel=TEDxTalks.
Flores, L. (2021). I ❤️ E-Poetry. I ❤️ E-Poetry Website. Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://iloveepoetry.org/.
Poetry Community | Promote Your Writing to Thousands. PoetryCommunity. (2021). Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://poetrycommunity.co/.
The Tides. Ammil. (May 2020). YouTube Audio Library. Copyright Free. Retrieved 11 March 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lax6fiNpNAc&ab_channel=MusicLover%E2%80%93NoCopyrightMusic.