First Screening

first screening

A video capture bpNichol’s 1984 Hypercard poem. This was realized in 2007 by Jim Andrews, Geof Huth, Lionel Kearns, Marko Niemi, and Dan Waber.

“In 1983 and 1984, bpNichol used an Apple IIe computer and the Apple BASIC programming language to create First Screening, a suite of a dozen programmed, kinetic poems. He distributed First Screening through Underwhich, an imprint he started in 1979 with a small group of poets. The Underwhich edition of First Screening consisted of 100 numbered and signed copies distributed on 5.25" floppies along with printed matter.” – From vispo.com.

Some interesting links:

 

 

 

About First Screening

Known Dates

Publication Date: 1984

Known Contributors

bpNichol

Classification

Genres: Programmed works

Archived File

Digitized by: Jim Andrews, 2007

License Holder(s)

Estate of bpNichol

The bpNichol archive values commentary and feedback from the community. It also encourages creative use bpNichol’s primary works under the terms of the license listed. If you would like to share your knowledge of this item, including information about its creation and rights holders, or would like to inquire as to its use, please use our contact form to get in touch.