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‘Insert the poetic where we’d least expect it’: An Interview with artist and poet Mary Flanagan

By Eric Goddard-Scovel, Guest Contributor Introduction Mary Flanagan is an innovative multimedia artist, poet, designer and scholar constantly pushing the boundaries of what art, literature, and games can do in our ever-evolving digital culture. She is the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities at Dartmouth College and author most recently ofCritical Play: Radical Game Design (2009). She is also the founding director of Tiltfactor, a lab focused on “game design for social change.” The first work of Mary Flanagan’s I had the pleasure to encounter was her interactive poem [theHouse] (see Figure 1 below), which appeared alongside a range…