Avant Writing Symposium 2010: Schedule

avant writing fest 2010

Avant Writing Symposium 2010
Avant Writing Collection/Rare Books & MSS Library
The Ohio State University Libraries
August 19-21

Downloadable posters and schedules

THURSDAY AUGUST 19
8-10 AM – Registration & continental breakfast

10 AM – Keynote Address: Dr. Marvin A. Sackner
Erotica, Pornography, and Obscenity in Contemporary Concrete and Visual Poetry, and, Visual Verbal Imagery

11:00 AM – Keith A. Buchholz & Reed Altemus
FluxFast: Performing Fluxus Scores by Contemporary Networkers

11:30 AM – Tom BeckettQuestions: What do I know? What should I do?

12:00-1:00 Break for lunch

1:00 PM – Lizabel Mónica: 21st Century Cuba: Literature in Transition

2:00 PM – K. S. Ernst: Three-Dimensional Poetry: the Ghosts of Words

2:30 PM – F. A. Nettelbeck: F. A. Nettelbeck Reads, Out the IN Door

3:00 PM – Suzanne Silver: Blacklists/Whitelists: An Artist’s Book

3:00 PM – Paul Baker: Wordsalad: A Radio Show

3:30 PM – William James Austin: Deformatism and the Avant-Garde

3:30 PM – Chris Burnett
Writing Imaging: Early Image Processing as Found Literature

4:00 PM – Nico Vassilakis: Staring at Vispo: LETTERS

4:30 PM – Thomas M. Cassidy: Disjointed: A Performance

5:00-7:00 PM Break for dinner

7:00 PM – The Be Blank Consort
Scott Helmes, K. S. Ernst, Sheila E. Murphy, John M. Bennett, Michael Peters, Geof Huth, Thomas M. Cassidy, mIEKAL aND, Nico Vassilakis, and others
Sound Poetry Performance

FRIDAY AUGUST 20
8:00 AM – Continental breakfast

9:00 AM – Olchar E. Lindsann: Somasemia: Poems Wearing Meat-Suits

9:30 AM – Gerald Schwartz
Strategies Against the God of World: Bring Me the Head of the Semiotic Goethe (performance)

9:30 AM – William R. Howe: Holographic Poetry: Disrupted by Hand

10:00 AM – Luis Bravo
Tamudando/Ischanying (Voces & Sonidos/Voices & Sounds)

11:00 AM – Sheila E. Murphy
Text and Art to Honor the Occasion: Renewing the Public Role of Poetry and Art

11:30 AM – Joel Lipman: The Sciart of Bern Porter’s Found Poetry

12:00-1:00 PM Break for lunch

1:00 PM – Martín Gubbins: Presentation of Visual Poetry: London Poems

2:00 PM – Jean Kusina
Visual-Cine-Poetry: The Alphabetical Experimental in Film and Video

2:00 PM – Rachel Heberling: To Achieve Typing Power: An Artist’s Book

2:30 PM – Loss Pequeño GlazierGuaniauiqui: What Is the Digital Avant-Garde?

2:30 PM – C. Mehrl BennettMailart, Visual Poetry, Fluxus: A Connection

3:00 PM – Roger SantiváñezDe Huidobro a Parra: Martín Gubbins & Beyond

3:30 PM – Antonio BonomeThe Visual Arts and William S. Burroughs

3:30 PM – Crag Hill & Nico Vassilakis:  The Lastvispo Anthology: What Then, What Now?

4:00 PM – Gary BarwinThe Myopic School Bus of the Tongue

4:30 PM – John M. BennettReading/Performance & Las Cabezas Mayas/Maya Heads

5-7:00 PM – Award Reception

SATURDAY AUGUST 21
8:00 am – Continental breakfast

9:00 AM – Jorge Luiz Antonio
Digital Avant-Garde Experimental Poetry: Another Genre of Contemporary Poetry?

10:00 AM – Reid WoodDon’t: Performance

10:30 AM – Mary Jo BoleToilet Worship/Toilet Talk

11:00 AM – EndwarAn Eye for an I

11:30 AM – Séamas Cain:  Elective Affinities & Random Actions

12-1:00 PM   Break for lunch

1:00 PM – Wilton AzevedoAtame Angustia do Precario: Visual Poetry

2:00 PM – Will NapoliProtext and Then Some

2:00 PM – Roger Santiváñez:  Poetry Reading Neo-Barrok

2:30 PM – Michael PetersA Press Conference Celebrating the Donation of Priceless Archival Fleury Colon Material to the OSU Libraries

3:00 PM – Richard Kostelanetz: Seductions: A Performance Piece with Audience Participation

3:00 PM – David Baratier & David Baptiste ChirotThe Vizpo of Public Space

3:30 PM – Thomas L. Taylor In Memoriam: A Reading
John M. Bennett, Olchar E. Lindsann, Tom Cassidy, Sheila E. Murphy, Warren Fry, Michael Peters, F. A. Nettelbeck, Michael Peters

4:00 PM – Geof HuthWhat Word Once Was

4:30 PM – mIEKAL aND & Camille BacosTzara in Oblivion

5-8:00 PM Break for dinner

8:00 PM – Jim Leftwich, C. Mehrl Bennett, John A. Bennett, and others
Collaboration festival, performances, vispo mail art exhibit, and other celebrations


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