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Mez Breeze Mez Breeze i(A20567 works by) (a.k.a. Mary-Anne Breeze)
Also writes as: Mez
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

From 1997 Mary-Anne Breeze began to experiment in net.art. Josephine Bozma in an online interview describes her work as highly 'textual' but expanding also to sound. Bozma goes on to write: "Considering the relationship between concrete poetry and music or sound this probably should come as no surprise. She likes to change her name a lot (mz post modemism, mezchine, ms Tech.no.whore, flesque, e- mauler, and mezflesque.exe), and maybe because of this, plus the nature of her work, she has a less clearly demarcated position then some other net.artists."

In the Bozma interview, Breeze describes her writing style/language as 'mezangelle'. " This style of writing/textual construction [that has at its base email dialogues and network exchanges] underpins all my net.artwork, even the more image intensive versions."

Awards include the 2001 VIF Prize via the Humboldt-Universitat and the JavaMuseums' Artist Of The Year 2001 Award. She was shortlisted for the 2001 ELO's Fiction Award. In 2018, two of her works (Our Cupidity Coda and A Place Called Ormalcy) were shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards (Digital Literature Award). In 2019, her work was shortlisted for the Public Library Prize for Electronic Literature.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 shortlisted The Woollahra Digital Literary Award Poetry for 'The Thing Tableau' (The New River).
2020 winner The Woollahra Digital Literary Award Fiction for 'Perpetual Nomads' (FLEFF: Networked Disruptions Online Exhibition)
2019 winner Queensland Literary Awards QUT Digital Literature Award for 'V[R]ignettes'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon A [[Non]] Guardian Age Australia : if:book Australia , 2015 9691209 2015 single work prose

A digital 're-mix' of a melodramatic Gothic novel, The Guardian, published in Australian in 1838.

2016 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Digital Narrative
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