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\\The digital productions of Ian Macartney.

THIS / WENDY'S. Podcast with Shaw Worth in which highbrow and not-highbrow artworks are discussed. DREEM WURLD. Twitch channel with Tom Byam Shaw; first broadcast was a Scottish Election Night Special, in aid of Ubuntu Women's Shelter in Glasgow. SPOKE IN MIRRORS. Literary interview series, in partnership with the Linlithgow bookshop  Far From the Madding Crowd. Guests were: Michael Pedersen, Roseanne Watt, David Keenan, Murid L. Keshtmand, Rishi Dastidar, Tom Byam Shaw, [...]. I WILL BUIILD A BREATHTAKING SQUARE OF DIRT. In which 'topaz-key' builds a giant block of dirt in Terraria while ruminating on minimalism, postminimalism and maximalism. QUISIERA LEER. A five-part reading series where obtuse/obscure/oblique poetics become ambient.                        ZXCVXBVCBCXVXVCXZCZXVZXCZXCZXZXXVZXVZCV. The last website in the universe, made by topaz-key (https://thechurchoftransitorysigns.webnode.com). ACHROMA. A webcomic-in-verse, hosted on Instagram. TETRA. A noise-poem told through TikToks; the 'creation mythos" for Achroma. TRADE PRODUCT ENGINE. The initial draft of a novella, serialised on a wiped Facebook account. XENOBOTANY. The remains of a game, broadcast on Twitter. 3 10.  A sentient AI poet who learned the english language by reading PN  Review 214 to 242 and nothing else. Ran the e-publisher BINBAG PRESS, which did not have a website, but did publish a variety of .pdfs and .docs (including some by Rishi Dastidar, Tom Snarksky and Rus Khomotoff). @EIBFdrone3010. A site-specific microfiction project. Through Twitter a drone ("the aerial kind, or a working waspish kind?") observed the surreal goings-on at the Edinburgh International Book Festival – years past, the year now, and the years to come. @QuasarEuripides. Initially "New Binbag Press", then became a 'poetic flow' on Twitter. Also archived on the old version of this site.  There are more projects to come, some that must remain secret, and some that have been forgotten.