Helen Thorington

Helen Thorington is a writer, sound composer, and media artist. Her radio documentary, dramatic work, and sound/music compositions have been aired nationally and internationally for the past twenty-five years. She has also created compositions for film and installation that have been premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, the Whitney Biennial, and the Whitney Museum's annual Performance series. Her Internet work beyond Solitaire includes Adrift (1997-2002), an evolving multi-location Internet performance collaboration with Marek Walczak and Jesse Gilbert. Thorington created the narrative for Adrift and contributed to its sound composition. She is co-director of the independent new media organization, New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., with offices in New York City and Boston; the founder and producer of the national weekly radio series, New American Radio (1987-1998); and the founder and producer of the Turbulence Web site (1996-present) and somewhere.org. She is also a published author and a frequently requested speaker on radio and Internet arts.

On Solitaire

2008-03-02

Helen Thorington describes Solitaire, a program for generating fiction in the same line as the projects explained by Chris Crawford and D. Fox Harrell elsewhere in this thread.