Liseuse #2 | Les fleurs du mal

Web application
Fred Murie | 2016

Liseuse # 2 sifts Flowers of Evil by stacking the characters on a QWERTY keyboard. Each poem is thus interpreted to erect an imaginary city that offers unique views on the work of Charles Baudelaire.

Experiencing this online application:

http://www.fredmurie.net/travaux/2016/liseuse-2-app/

Does your computer may experience some appetite for literature? Can develop an aesthetic sensibility?

The liseuses are trying to answer these questions by submitting major works in algorithmic analysis. The systematic reading of these texts then results in sedimentation of characters, words, pages that make up three-dimensional shapes, featuring show exhaustion of the machine.