Chris Funkhouser

Christopher Funkhouser is a writer, musician, and multimedia artist who has taught at New Jersey Institute of Technology since 1997. He is author of two scholarly monographs, Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archeology of Forms, 1959-1995 and New Directions in Digital Poetry; his chapbooks include Whereis Mineral: Selected Adventures in MOO, pressAgain, Subsoil Lutes, and Electro Þerdix. In 2009, the Associated Press commissioned Funkhouser to prepare digital poems for the occasion of Barack Obama’s inauguration; in 2016, he performed at the Whitney Museum’s Open Plan: Cecil Taylor exhibition.