Light & Dust Criticism Relating to Visual Poetry
- from ZAUM: The
Transrational Poetry of Russian Futurism "Kruchonykh in Tifflis."
Detailed study of Kruchonykh's work between 1917 and 1921.
- A Report on
Essay on late
Soviet Samizdat artists continuing in the Futurist and Zaum line. Special
emphasis on Ry Nikonova, Sergei Segei, and Boris Konstriktor.
- Beyond the Threshold of
Concluding chapter from Barilli's Voyage to the End of the
Word, a classic study of Italian Avant-Garde poetry of the 70s and 80s.
Includes brief survey of efforts by Italian poets.
- Introduction and
Conclusion to Poetics and Visuality
Frame for Menezes' most
important critical work. Questions many assumptions regarding visual poetry,
particularly in Latin America.
short article lies at the center of Minarelli's multimedia poetry. Multimedia
is, in this context, a sort of familiar shorthand for what you'll find discussed
Klaus Peter Dencker
- From Concrete To
Visual Poetry, With A Glimpse Into The Electronic Future
theoretical essay providing one approach to the essential distinctions between
Concrete and Visual Poetry.
- Art and People:
Latin American Art in Our Time.
This book, published here for the
first time, is probably Padin's most important critical work, and perhaps the
most comprehensive overview of new art forms in Latin America written to date.
The graphics in this book are arranged in galleries that form a brief
anthology of contemporary Latin American visual poetry, mail art, and other
As usual, Bob Grumman's attention to detail remains unsurpassed.
Although written as a popular introduction to one of the many strands of
contemporary visual poetry, this essay is worth reading by anyone sincerely
interested in literary art as a whole.
- Seeing Power
The first part of this book consists of an extended meditation on
key figures in European and Euro-American art - including an on-going
examination of critical methodology. The second half offers critiques of
contemporary American poets.
- From Book To Anti-Book
Essay on book art and its social and political underpinnings and
implications, with particular focus on book art in Mexico.
- The Leonardo
- Notation and the
Art of Reading.
Young's most important essay, discussing the
interrelation of book production and poetry in several cultures as it related to
poetry in the U.S. in the early 80s.
- És Az Olvasás Művészete Fordította: Koppány Márton. (Hungarian translation
by Koppány Márton)
- The Visual
Poetry of bpNichol; A Brief Sketch
Overview, with copious examples.