Cid and Augusto de Campos. Photograph courtesy of Cid Campos

Modern Poets: Poetry Is Risk: A Performance with Augusto de Campos and Cid Campos

This program, originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, but postponed due to the weather, will now take place tonight, October 31. See details below. All tickets purchased for this event are valid.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

Legendary Brazilian poet and founder of the Concrete poetry movement Augusto de Campos and his son, the musician Cid Campos, present a multimedia performance of text, music, and, image. Working within the expanded territory of poetry, Augusto de Campos uses sounds to activate associative thinking and explore the possibilities of language.

Revitalizing Frank O'Hara's legacy and MoMA's historical commitment to poetry, this series invites poets and performers to bring the literary tradition to the Museum's collection. They read historical works and their own work that reflects on modern and contemporary art.

Tickets ($10; $8 members and corporate members; $5 students, seniors, and staff of other museums) can be purchased online or at the information desk, at the film desk after 4:00 p.m., or at the Education and Research Building reception desk on the day of the program.

To pick up tickets purchased online, proceed to the Education and Research Building reception desk at 4 West 54 Street beginning at 5:00 p.m. on the day of the program.