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Posts tagged ‘Poet Laureate’
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July 9, 2013  |  Uncontested Spaces
2013 Poet Laureate Wrap-Up
Vito Acconci and Maria Mirabal

A Guerrila Reading by Vito Acconci and Maria Mirabal in the exhibition Hand Signals: Digits, Fists, and Talons, June 26, 2013. Part of Uncontested Spaces: Guerrilla Readings in MoMA Galleries

It’s been a remarkable year for poetry at MoMA. I threatened to slather the Museum with poetry, and I did. By the time it was finished, I brought over 125 poets, novelists, essayists, artists, and musicians into MoMA to do public interventions. Read more

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March 5, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Uncontested Spaces
Uncontested Spaces: 2013 “Laureate” Public Events
Kenneth Goldsmith intoning Russolo's "Art of Noise" manifesto in the <i>Inventing Abstraction</i> galleries,  February 2013. © 2013 Star Black

Kenneth Goldsmith intoning Russolo’s “Art of Noise” manifesto in the Inventing Abstraction galleries, February 2013. © 2013 Star Black

There’s an insane amount of poetry and poetry-related stuff going on at MoMA from now until June. Some of the best poets, authors, and musicians will be descending into the galleries for guerilla readings. Below is a list that consolidates everything in one easy-to-reference place. Read more

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February 26, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Uncontested Spaces
The Uncontested Space of Poetry
Catalog cover from 1969 Stockholm Moderna Musset's exhibition, "Poetry must be made by all! Transform the world!"

Catalogue cover from 1969 Stockholm Moderna Musset’s exhibition Poetry must be made by all! Transform the world!

 

“I’ve come to free the words.” — Brion Gysin, 1960

Poetry is like a perfume—or body odor—slithering between cracks in the wall, wafting under shut doorways, stealthily sneaking in the back door unnoticed. Read more