Brave New Literatures 2022 / 1 February 2022

ReRites (Human + A.I. poetry)

Brave New Literatures Festival


Human + A.I. poetry. Generated by a computer. Edited by a human.

05.2017 - 05.2018. One book a month.

A limited edition boxset of 12 poetry books written in one year by digital poet David Jhave Johnston with neural net augmentation. ReRites is accompanied by a book of 8 essays written about the project. Published by Anteism Books, Montreal (2019).

ReRites exhibit format also includes over 120 hours of neural-net text- generation videos, 15 hours of editing videos, and often includes a participatory performance component called ReadingRites.




Author / David Jhave Johnston

Jhave is a digital poet, based in Canada, focussed on AI, VR and AR.