Next chapter in my epic(!) series documenting the writing of my Master’s thesis: a secular cantata.
I have finalized the texts and the piece is completely outlined. The thing that I am most excited about is probably the last text that I (painfully) finished (any librettist reading this email? Let’s work together!) yesterday. I have been experiencing with text algorithms to generate Spoetry, a recent form of poetry that uses spam messages subject lines as a textual source. I’ve achieved some interesting results, but wasn’t really satisfied until I found a brag generator. In this movement, I’m trying to illustrate the current hubris that is a direct consequence of the empowerment and self-entitlement brought by technology.
The text that I crafted from these randomly generated, obnoxious statements is really satisfying :) And quite funny too. Here are a few lines: