Aaron Tucker

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Aaron Tucker
Born 1982
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater University of Windsor; University of Victoria
Notable works Punchlines (2014); Interfacing With the Internet in Popular Cinema (2014); The ChessBard (2014-); Loss Sets (2015-); Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp (2017); Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films (2017)
Website
aarontucker.ca

Aaron Tucker (born 1982) is a Canadian digital artist, writer, and educator.[1]

He is a lecturer in the English Department and a Research Fellow with the Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson University in Toronto.[2]

Life and work[edit]

Tucker was born in Vernon, British Columbia, and resides and works in Toronto, Ontario. He is the author of two books of poetry and two academic books.[3][4] He teaches and researches 3D printing[5] and other artistic ways of rethinking the relationship between humans and computers.[1] He also collaborates with poets, programmers, and artists on digital art projects[1] such as The ChessBard[6] and Loss Sets.[7]

Works[edit]

Academic books[edit]

  • Interfacing With the Internet in Popular Cinema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.[8]
  • Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.[3]

Poetry books[edit]

  • Punchlines. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2014.[9]
  • Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp. Toronto: BookThug, 2017.[4]

Art projects[edit]

  • The ChessBard with Jody Miller. Toronto: various locations, 2014-. [6]
  • Loss Sets with Jordan Scott, Namir Ahmed, and Tiffany Cheung. Toronto, Ryerson University Digital Media Experience Lab, 2015-. [7]

Art exhibitions and performances[edit]

  • You/I: Interfaces & Reader Experience. Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN, USA. September 22-October 14, 2016. Curated by Dene Grigar.[10]
  • The ChessBard at Philalalia with Jennifer Shahade. Philalalia. Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. September 15, 2016.
  • Electronic Literature Festival 2016. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada. June 2016. Curated by Brenda Grell.[11]
  • Jennifer Shahade & The ChessBard: A Blindfold Exhibition. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. September 15, 2015.[12]
  • The ChessBard Aaron Tucker and Jody Miller. The Ends of Electronic Literature Festival Exhibition. University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. August 2015.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Yates, Dana. "He turns poetry into something you can hold: Writer Aaron Tucker meshes technology and traditional humanities through 3D printing". Ryerson Today. Ryerson. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "Aaron Tucker". Department of English, Ryerson. Ryerson University. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Virtual Weaponry The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films". Palgrave.com. Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp by Aaron Tucker". bookthug.ca. BookThug. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "CSDH Program Annual Conference Congress 2017" (PDF). Congress 2017. Congress. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  6. ^ a b "Chess Poetry". chesspoetry.com. Aaron Tucker. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Loss Sets". aarontucker.ca. Aaron Tucker. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema". Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  9. ^ "Aaron Tucker Punchlines". Mansfield Press. Mansfield Press. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  10. ^ "You/I". DTC - WSUV.org. WSUV. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  11. ^ "ELO 2016". Exhibit. Electronic Literature Organization. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  12. ^ "A Blindfold Exhibition". Chess Poetry. Aaron Tucker. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  13. ^ "The ChessBard". ELO 2015. Electronic Literature Organization. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 

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