Details TBA, but many poets & performance will gather around poet Jerome Rothenberg to celebrate Eric Mottram’s work and memory.
The Poetry Project celebrating Carolee Schneemann’s work as a writer.
Scheduled to read, Anne Waldman, Jerome Rothenberg, Pierre Joris, Nicole Peyrafitte & more guests TBA
We are in Glasgow from October 4th-8th
Full schedule here: oi_io-schedule-25
Wednesday 5th October 2016
Barbaric Vast and Wild Launch
7.30pm @ Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)
Readings and performances to celebrate the launch of Barbaric Vast & Wild: An Assemblage of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present edited by Jerome Rothenberg and John Bloomberg-Rissman.
Performers include: Jerome Rothenberg, John Bloomberg-Rissman, Nicole Peyrafitte, Pierre Joris, Diane Rothenberg, John Goodby, Holly Pester, Andrea Brady and Aonghas MacNeacail.
Thursday 6th October
Panel E: Language(s) of the Outside – 5th Floor Alwyn Williams
Moderator: Dr Madeleine Campbell
9-9.15: Jeffrey Robinson – Romanticism and Outsider Poetics
9.15-9.30: Ellen Dillon – A poetry at the gates of existence: negotiating (with) the outside in the work of Peter Gizzi and Peter Manson
9.30-9.45: Colin Herd – Show-orations: The Sophists and Contemporary Poetry
9:45-10: Nicole Peyrafitte and Pierre Joris – Occitan Poetry (presenting their translations of Bernat Manciet & Marcela Delpastre)
Nicole Peyrafitte: Poems and Poetics from “Bi-Valve”
[Nicole Peyrafitte’s move from the French Pyrenees to the United States came in 1987, and from California to New York in the 1990s. She has emerged in the new millennium as a multifaceted collagist, painter, singer & multi-media performer, and in her newest incarnation as a poet/verbal artist who moves readily between two worlds & languages. The following, then, is in recognition of my own witnessing to that career & life & to the energies behind it. (J.R.)]