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Johannah Rodgers, DNA


Johannah Rodgers

Taking the concept of identity theft to its logical conclusion, DNA is an interactive, Web-based fiction project set in the year 2075, in a future where genetic clones are commonplace and the unique identity of any individual is protected only by tacit consent.  Detailing a year in the life of a clone who begins plotting to take on the identity of one of his "code partners," the project includes a series of hyperlinks to real and fictionalWikipedia entries that provide a peek into the dystopic future of economic, agricultural, cultural, social, and political systems. 


Johannah Rodgers is a writer and academic whose work explores issues related to representation and communication across media.  In addition to her ongoing work on DNA: A Digital Fiction Project, she is currently editing a book entitled Technology: A Reader for Writers (Oxford University Press, 2015) and continuing her work on a manuscript and materials related to teaching writing as a symbolic system.  An editor-at-large at The Brooklyn Rail and the founder of mimeograph press, she is also an Assistant Professor in English at The City University of New York's New York City College of Technology. 

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