Talan Memmott

Talan Memmott is a hypermedia artist/writer originally from San Francisco. His work appears widely on the Internet. Memmott has taught visual culture, design, electronic writing, and digital art courses at The Rhode Island School of Design, The Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the Blekinge Institute of Technology. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts-Electronic Writing from Brown University.

Essays by this author

Lexia to Perplexia:


hypertext? cybertext? hypermedia? webart? while new media critics debate the terms, Talan Memmott has produced the thing itself, a creative use of applied technology.

RE: Authoring Magritte: The Brotherhood of Bent Billiard


Talan Memmott describes The Brotherhood of Bent Billiard as “a narrative hack of Magritte’s symbolic calculus”; it allows the reader to negotiate a number of clickable Magritte-inspired screens, which provide the reader a forum for thinking through the questions of representation immanent in the painter’s work.