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Super Atari Poetry

Super Atari Poetry
8 minutes
VCS Atari 2600
with commentary by Christiane Paul
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Super Atari Poetry is a multiplayer game installation consisting of 3 Atari 2600 consoles,joysticks, self-manufactured cartridges, and TV monitors. Each cartridge holds a group of verses that are constantly changing colors which can be manipulated using a joystick. The reading of the 3 verses printed on the screens produces a coherent poem that's always changing its meaning and chromatic structure. By playing and changing the content, participants can make about 1000 different poems. This installation unifies art, literature, technology, and computer/game history, at the same time it facilitates the establishment of social networks based on the experience of poetry.