Interesting Project: I Read Where I Am

I recently stumbled upon I Read Where I Am via twitter. I have just started reading it and found an interesting way of producing a written work that is free on the internet. The various essays about reading, writing, journalism, and the changes occurring in the digital age of media.

I Read Where I Am, 82 invited authors, artists, critics, and designers present a wide range of observations, inspirations, and critical notes about how we daily consume and produce our information. We intended to leave the justified nostalgia for what it is and asked the expert-amateurs to look further than the current hype around the iPads and Kindles. This publication does not only reflect the current state of affairs but also speculates about the significance and importance of new forms of image-text in the future. Let us together place them in the world and not wait for ready-made products from Silicon Valley. The reflections presented here are explicitly intended to be read as a guideline for the following generations of ‘reading machines’. All that remains is for us to design them – without losing our attention.

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