Selected Baudelaire Poems: Correspondances, Au Lecteur, L'Albatros
Translations into English of three Baudelaire poems from Les Fleurs du Mal
The Dancing Rhinoceri of Bangladesh
http://wordcircuits.com/gallery/rhino/ An interactive poem about rhinoceri, stewardesses, tea, terrorists, and other assorted items
2 banners, 2 rectangular patches
http://www.bannerart.org Artworks in the shape of web advertisements, which respect the size limits for ads. Click on collection, then search by author for "Niss."
Monster, an old computer
http://www.arteonline.arq.br/museu/attic/sotao.html A tribute to my old computers. Click the computer on the bottom row, second from the right
Outline of a Novel by the Storyteller Laureate of Hazlahan
http://beehive.temporalimage.com/content_apps52/app_f.html Poem about finding the weasel within us all. This poem is not about anything scatalogical; if you think it is, your mind is in the gutter...
http://www.rhizomes.net/issue5/hyperrhiz2/hyperrhiz2.html A collection of Flash Works including the Christmas Tree Manifesto, advertisements from the Finkel Center for Psychoanalysis, and a risque biology illustration. Click on the number 3 for Millie Niss's work.
Postcard from the Land of Unlike(ly)ness
www.trace.ntu.ac.uk/studio/radams/post/maiden.html A postcard sent in Randy Adams's Imaginary post office, from A Maiden Fair But Forgettable
Biological Time Clock
http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/frame/index.cfm?article=69 An interactive sound piece about time passing us over and all the things one will never get to do. Not as depressing as it sounds!
"Our Honeymoon in a Havana Cabana" and "An Evil Man Leaves his Mother in an Airplane to Pursue Women in the Park"
http://www.muse-apprentice-guild.com/winter_2003/millieniss/literary_magazine.html Two poems influenced by the Language Poetry movement. The first one is an attempt to write an unsentimental cat poem and parodies Langpo; the second is more seriously engaged in Langpo-like explorations
http://turbulence.org/curators/Paris/introthoringtonfrancais.htm Translation into French of Helen Thorington's introduction to the Paris Connection, a review of six French new media artists
http://arteonline.arq.br/museu/bathroom/toilet.html One of many bathrooms in Regina Celia Pinto's Museum of the Essential and Beyond That. This one features Spork, the Schizophrenic Skua
Suicide, Art, and Humor
http://www.somedancersandmusicians.com/essays/millie.html Essay on suicide and poetry, as seen through the sonnets of John Berryman
http://portal.unesco.org/shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=2547&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html Image of woman in sari; was used on cover of a UN web publication
http://www.furthertxt.org/millieniss.html A poetic rant about terrorism, the Patriot Act , and why I don't do banner ads...
http://www.arteonline.arq.br/museu/poesiadigital/millie.htm An animated adaptation of a poem by Eugenio Montale, in English and Italian
http://www.sidereality.com/volume3issue1/poemsv3n1/threeabecedarians.htm Three surreal alphabet poems
Orpheus And Eurydice do their Laundry
with text by Joseph McElroy and aid from Greek Slave,
(Click on second row from bottom, third alien from right to get Orpheus Game.)
(shortlisted in Game Art competition by Judge FOS)
Help Orpheus and Eurydice sort their laundry
Letter to the Editor Homeland Security Advice
http://www.unlikelystories.org/cgi-bin/fcp.pl?words=niss&d=/niss0704.shtml Two poems bashing Bush
The Brave Get Stung
http://www.poetrysz.net/issue14/poets2.html Punning and nonsensical poem
with Martha Deed
http://www.uiowa.edu/~iareview/tirweb/feature/sept04/index.html Six interactive electronic poems inspired by the Oulipo (with Martha Deed)
http://www.poetz.com/2004/mniss.htm Modernization of the opening of the Iliad
Why I Write for the Web
http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/Process/index.cfm?article=122 Essay on the sources and goals of my web art
NetBehaviour Online Residency
with Jason Nelson
http://www.secrettechnology.com/resident/messy.htm With Jason Nelson, Jim Andrews, and Tim Wright, an exploration of the user interface as art
Collaborative Review of Millie Niss's Web Art
http://arteonline.arq.br/newsletter/reviews2005/english_niss.htm Collaborative Review of Niss's Spork and Niss and Deed's Oulipoems, on The Museum of the Essential and Beyond That (Brazil)
with Martha Deed
http://www.arteonline.arq.br/blog/mixes/niss_deed/ A recombinant sheep as part of Regina Celia Pinto and Isabel Saij's Sheep Parade. The Sheep Parade blog is at http://bigsheep.blogspot.com Sheep Apnea is available under the "Free Art License" (copyleft). The SWF and FLA files are available from the author.
Tabitha Takes the Train to Toronto
http://arteonline.arq.br/museu/trip/niss/train.html A visual/animated train ride from Niagara Falls, New York, USA to Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Faust Joins an HMO", "Headline News", and "Please Support Bill 201-23C: The Wood Restriction Act "
http://www.unlikelystories.org/niss1005.shtml Three political poems.
"A Hecatomb in Cheektowaga" on DVblog
with Martha Deed
http://dvblog.org/?p=173 "[An] elegant and angry attack on bureaucratic stupidity and indifference"
(from DVblog article)
News frrom Erewhon
with Martha Deed
http://www.uiowa.edu/~iareview/mainpages/tirwebhome.htm A series of linked surreal/postmodern stories, with accompanying animated images gleaned from the web/
7 videos in Perpetual Art Machine 's installation
with Martha Deed, Elana Shneyer, Michael Szpakowski
2005 - 2006
http://www.perpetualartmachine.com/index.php?option=com_gallery2&Itemid=50&g2_view=core.ShowItem&g2_itemId=2432 Some of these videos were shown at the Scope New York Art Fair in Fall 2005. Several videos were done in collaboration with Martha Deed. "Pillophilia" was done in collaboration with Elana Shneyer and Michael Szpakowski.
"Commercial Spots" on DVblog
http://dvblog.org/?p=253 Video using poetried Googlisms shot in the Sony Atrium on Madison Avenue (NYC)
Photographs on Robert Kendall's Logozoa site
2005 - 2006
Kendall's project asks viewers to submit photos of his logozoans (textual beings) in the field and I have made several contribution. Oulipoems by Millie Niss and Martha Deed in the Electronic Literature Anthology, Volume 1 http://collection.eliterature.org/1/ Six interactive electronic poems inspired by the Oulipo (same as on Iowa Review Web above). This version does not include the enhanced version of Poggle which allows users to submit their own texts to the site for ongoing permanent use. Moon and People Watching http://dvblog.org/?p=319 Two moon videos.