I'm getting a kick out of MoMA's attempts to conserve Dieter Roth's artworks, many of which Roth clearly wanted to rot away. It's an interesting idea: what should a conservator do when the artist embraces entropy & rot? While I would let them rot uninterrupted, MoMA is taking a slightly different approach. A cool short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpUtsUnuDIQ
"No more retinal poetry"
--> Vanessa Place
Surprised administrators haven't proposed the teaching mode ideas in this satire: https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/alternative-teaching-modalities-in-hell
"The resultant [concrete] poems, if executed with the same care given to projects by the best graphic designers, are logos and slogans for the corporate sponsors of Jorge Luis Borges's Library of Babel...these imaginary businesses, and the advertising campaigns that support them, promote a poetic dreamscape of alphabetic strangeness."
- Canadian concrete poet derek beaulieu on his methods, from "another piece of reassuring plastic"
just wondered what an ascii emoticon looks like, when you take it as an input of an ascii text generator and take the result of that and give it to some glitch text generator and feed the result again to some ascii text generator…
tomorrow a very special rendition of M. Delak's piece for 5 contemporary performers called "Just for Today"
if you are into slow evolving art, somewhat aesthetically bare/stripped down, (my) sounds, or any stage art for that matter, you'd not want to miss this. Not sure if we'll ever do this again in this way.
https://tix.emanat.si (DAMAGE: 5€)
tomorrow, Tue. 20.4 - 20:00 CEST https://mytime.io/8pm/CEST
Here is a petition supporting workers at Mills College: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxzVeJA0Aw8DCGrPvg_m_tKvKx3G10QJmrQbsg2l7_cmkuZg/viewform?fbzx=2119305671751859578
FINALLY!!! A selected poetry collection of Korean master Yi Sang has been translated into English! Woo hoo!!!: https://wavepoetry.com/products/yi-sang-selected-works
The cover of Henry Flynt's 1968 "Down with Art" pamphlet.
Bandcamp Daily did a feature on Mills College's experimental musical legacy. A timely tribute since the college is beginning the closing process this year: https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/mills-college-list
Reanimated dadaist corpse.
Community college professor.
Base: Congaree River, SC.
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"I have nothing to say & I am saying it & that is poetry as I need it" - John Cage
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