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– Algorithm poem by Rory Green

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Campbelltown Arts Centre has partnered with Sydney-based online arts platform Running Dog to commission five written pieces that respond to the themes of the BLEED lead projects. As independent creative investigations into the rich conceptual ideas behind the artist works, these Echo responses bring new perspectives to the BLEED primary program.

Writer and coder Rory Green will create a new algorithm poetry work inspired by the themes of Alex Kelly and David Pledger’s Assembly for the Future.

Premiere status

World Premiere

Presented by

  • Presented by Campbelltown Arts Centre as part of BLEED 2020.

Artistic Credits

  • Writer: Rory Green

Supported by

  • BLEED is supported by Campbelltown City Council through Campbelltown Arts Centre and City of Melbourne through Arts House.


From 7 July
Duration: 5 min reading time


Algorithm poem


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Running Dog

Running Dog is an online arts platform based in Sydney that pushes experimentation, playfulness and rigour in contemporary arts writing. Running Dog seeks to privilege nuance and contemplation in debate and is committed to covering the work of emerging and established artists through circulating regular content about artist run spaces, collectives, commercial galleries, institutions, one-off events and festivals.

Rory Green

Rory Green is a writer, coder and zinemaker living on unceded Gadigal land. Rory’s work has been publish in Plumwood Mountain, The Lifted Brow and Rabbit, and as part of Running Dog’s poetry micro-residences in 2019. They are currently publishing a poem for every pokemon in a tinyletter called Otherwise Pokedex.

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