Bio

Monica Storss is a poet, researcher, and practitioner of Interdisciplinary Design and Media. Monica is the creator of The Augmented Reality Poetry Machine. The Augmented Reality Poetry Machine achieved a symbolic milestone when it was sent to Earth’s moon in 2021, showcasing the interdisciplinary reach of emergent technology in the humanities. Noteworthy among their contributions is The Oracle, a series of dialogues with an AI large language model trained on Storss’ poetic corpus, a pioneering work at the intersection of literature and machine intelligence. Her social justice and pedagogical praxis addresses disparities in technical access and digital skills literacy. Her current projects include training and writing with AI models, looking at XR as a communication tool, and cyberpunk feminism.