exquisite_code is an algorithmic performance system for heterogeneous groups of writers.  

The writers generate prompts and responses for var1 minute session at the end of which computational devices select/mangle text according to var2 edit.

Mangled text outputs get displayed to writers who, in unrelenting sessions, generate further prompts and responses, with chunk on chunk piled up to create a c[ad]aver[n]ous exquisite_code life-work.


exquisite_code @ Piksel10, Bergen, Norway

Saturday, November 20th 2010 

followed by Launch of the London Collective Novel

Building: KNIPSU
Room: Workshop Space
Date: 20-11-2010 11:00 – 19:00


exquisite_code was conceived by Brendan Howell and Sabrina Small. Jonathan Kemp brought an expanded form of ex_code to London in February 2010 - for audio/video/project documentation go to London