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Jason Nelson was born from the computerless land of farmers and spring thunderstorms. He somehow stumbled into creating awkward and wondrous digital poems and interactive stories of odd lives. Currently he teaches Net Art and Electronic Literature at Griffith University in the Gold Coast's contradictory lands. Aside from coaxing his students into breaking, playing and morphing their creativity with all manner of technologies, he exhibits widely in galleries and journals, with work featured around globe in New York, Mexico, Taiwan, Spain, Singapore and Brazil, at FILE, ACM, LEA, ISEA, ACM, ELO and dozens of other acronyms. But in the web based realm where his work resides, Jason is most proud of the millions of visitors his artwork/digital poetry portal http://www.secrettechnology.com attracts each year.

Artist Statement: EoEE is Jason Nelson's most recent art/digital poetry game. Using documents, both historical and little-known from Bill Gates, NASA, James Joyce, Dadaism, Neil Gaiman, Fidel Castro, the Pizza Box Patent and many others, the game explores those strange moments where history turns or doesn't, where unusual forces collide to create or topple storylines, to build new futures. With a hand-drawn, marked-up style, this game using a Maze engine to guide the player through these unsolvable puzzles. On each level are abscure and abstract poetic prophecies and revisionist legends inspired by the history and events these documents represent. The madness of the pages meets the madness of the game.

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