Thursday, July 25, 2013
Beyond the (fl)oral tradition: Folk art, Hungarian, and the visual poem Helen Hajnoczky's Magyarazni
I interview Helen Hajnoczky at Jacket2.org about her beautiful and fascinating new vispo project. Here it is!
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
|from Paul Dutton's The Plastic Typewriter|
For my latest commentary for Jacket2, I consider the typewriter in visual poetry. Specifically, I discuss Eric Schmaltz's MITSUMI ELEC. CO. LTD.: keyboard poems and Paul Dutton's The Plastic Typewriter. Eric Schmaltz responds with a discussion about the two works and how he was informed by Dutton's earlier work.
You can point your ol' Selectric here.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN MAN CLASPING A HAND FROM A CLOUD
the hand is a device for seeing beyond bodies let me follow this with who is the girl no one has touched?
sing three times blood raincloud hush
we sleep like otters amaze ourselves with our slipperiness steep as a cloud
there’s no such thing as this rich stormy purple it comes from inside our eyes like handshakes or landscapes
once I had a child and was a painter I took to the clouds for consolation