Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Jeff Bagato : emit damage a

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.



Friday, November 10, 2017

Sacha Archer : Assemblages to be held for the production of sound poetry

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and Matrix. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was recently published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming, TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upROUTE (above/ground press). A collection of broadsides from his work Ghost Writing is his latest publication from The Blasted Tree. One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.



Monday, October 30, 2017

Jeff Bagato : No Eyes

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sacha Archer : Assemblages to be held for the production of sound poetry

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and Matrix. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was recently published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and Acceleration of the Arbitrary (Grey Borders, 2017), with two chapbooks forthcoming, TSK oomph (Inspiritus Press) and upROUTE (above/ground press). A collection of broadsides from his work Ghost Writing is his latest publication from The Blasted Tree. One of his online manifestations is his blog at https://sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Rose Knapp : five poems


Rose Knapp is a poet, producer, and multimedia artist. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Gargoyle, and others. She has a chapbook with Hesterglock Press and a collection forthcoming with Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She lives in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at roseknapp.net







Snapchat Chinatown 



Mists skirt up aghast 

Mongolian lights slit



Over scattered orange skies

Streets scream אוי געוואַלד



Tamilese Tempests

Scrapers iron Sinks



Black facades inbe——

Tween Twain Feigned



Sincerity over Euro Police

Sirens Flares Fades To Static



Dawn Rise Elderly Green Tea

윷노리Brut Ciroc sh



Opium & Mao Tze-Tounges Halls Στύξ 

Rings Grim zn.t n.t ḥˁb 巫蠱————







Dolores Hades 



Trumpets cigs sax smoke

Notes dart dissonant orders

Haiku harakiris kamikaze







Daoist Lesbos



Sundance Sabbath Nocturnes

Chinatown Crystallizes Quixotic 

Acid reigns on Venetian Horus

Isis Aegean orange lanterns

Skies light up Byzantium 





——                            Silence                ——





Yang does not say Helios 

To any pathological Greco

Lunar glimmers glance off 

Glints of alliterative solace

Romanov London winds



Archetypes chimes 

Charms Orwell

Under Grecian

Guernica Rawls

Slaughter house

Ist mural Nozick

Anarchy states

Utopia mirages——

Forms un-form until 

Avila il duomo——

Il duce touché



If words mattered 

At das point in time

Wie banned them



Already the serpent

Has gazed supremely 

Spouting constricting 

Disinterested synthetic 

Ally engulfing worlds 

Without amen what

Contemporal calls 

True passion plays

Shrouds of Turin

Tyrannical Acts 

As One voice







Cubano Opiates



Strings of violet lights hang——

Dancing Cross Cigar

Necklaced chiseled fauxfur——







Cache22ndCenturion 



VoicesVerisimil

TuEtEcceEllipsis

AlwaysAwkward 

CuteConfucianHate

ITreeDesireToMurder



Thee



ShallomironicWord 

SalatAllahCourse 

BleedVignettes 

PhronesisNyx 

Phoenixשַׁבָּת

 שָׁלוֹםShabbat 





Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Jeff Bagato : from "Succubus Highway"

A multi-media artist living near Washington, DC, Jeff Bagato produces poetry and prose as well as electronic music, glitch video, sticker art, and pop surrealism paintings. Some of his poetry has appeared in Empty Mirror, Futures Trading, In Between Hangovers, Otoliths, Your One Phone Call, and Zoomoozophone Review. His published books include Savage Magic (poetry), Cthulhu Limericks (poetry), The Toothpick Fairy (fiction), and Dishwasher on Mars (fiction). A blog about his writing and publishing efforts can be found at http://jeffbagato.wordpress.com.

This is still from Bagato's video "Succubus Highway," originally published on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7emVFuDCIhg


Friday, September 29, 2017

Lawrence Upton and John Levack Drever : from Breaking News


John Levack Drever

sound artist and composer. He and Lawrence Upton have been collaborating on live and recorded text-sound compositions since 2003. http://www.gold.ac.uk/music/staff/drever/

Lawrence Upton

Poet; graphic artist; sound artist: curator.  Memory Fictions (2012) --  Argotist Ebooks;  Unframed Pictures (2011) -- Writers Forum; a song and a film (2009) -- Veer Publications; Wire Sculptures, (2003) – Reality Street Editions; Commentaries on Bob Cobbing (2013) Argotist Ebooks.

Co-edited Word Score Utterance Choreography with Bob Cobbing (1998) – Writers Forum. 

Curated Some variations on a theme of Bob (Space Studios,) and Bob Cobbing and the book (UWE Fine Print) both 2011. Singing Marram (for solo viola, violist Benedict Taylor); CD, 2013 Subverten.; Dark Voices CD, Cram 2013 + Possibles (forthcoming CD), both with Taylor).

Solo exhibitions  2012 “from recent projects” (St James Hatcham)  & 1981 “Deteriorating texts” (LYC) . Many exhibitions of artists books with Guy Begbie.

Directs Writers Forum.

2008-2011 AHRC Creative Research Fellow, Dept of Music, Goldsmiths, University of London

2011-2015 Visiting Research Fellow in Music, Goldsmiths, University of London.

2015 + Academic Member, Athens Institute for Education and Research.



(4 channel); 17.5 minutes approx; live and prerecorded voice + graphic score and projection Lawrence Upton; studio recording,prerecorded sound treatment and composition John Drever; live spatialisation John Drever; presented in full for the first time as the opening item of the Cram / SPR concert Dark Voices at St James Hatcham, New Cross, London on Monday 21 October 2013