Jaka Železnikar

Poet, one of the pioneers of net art/e-literature, programmer

Latest projects


SX is an animation done with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3, the Perlin noise was used (author: Ken Perlin).
(April 2013)

Screenshot of  SX, program based animation. Autor: Jaka Železnikar.

Asciidarij 2

Asciidarij 2 — a responsive on-line visual and sound poem.
(march 2013)

Screenshot of Asciidarij 2.

Pregovori (proverbs)

Sampled proverbs (in Slovene only), for web page and as an Android aplication.
(december 2011)

Screenshot of 'Pregovori'

Fragments of Distances

Fragments of Distances — a short digital story.
(April 2010)

Entry page of the Fragments of Distances, a short digital story by Jaka Železnikar

Fragments of Distances is a short digital story using text, images and Google Maps to reflect on passing of time and our self-image. Main character of the story get stopped by two travellers asking him for a direction and that triggers a line of thoughts...

Access to online works

First online works at jaka.org were made back in 1997. Due to intense development of web technologies and browsers some of the works might not function properly (or at all) on current version of browsers.

More on web development in overview by Google: The Evolution of the Web

About Slovene language

Most of Jaka Železnikar's language based works are bilingual — Slovene (authors native language) and English.

Slovene is an Indo-European language that belongs to the family of South Slavic languages. It's written in the Roman alphabet. It is a grammatically complex language with rich (inflectional) morphology. It has 6 cases, 3 genders, 4 tenses and 3 numbers (beside the singular and plural also the dual is used - for two persons or objects). About 2 million native speakers.