Somewhere around the beginning of the twentieth century Western philosophy took its ‘linguistic turn.’ Issues were deemed problems of language rather than morality, ethics, or whatever. A given language, English, French, German, etc., became a social artifact rather than rising directly from the soil. Painters, like poets, went for a strategy of making things unfamiliar. … More More cubes.
It’s 1911 or therabouts. We now live in a city. The economy is industrial. Explanations linking culture directly to a combination of Nature and the Supernatural now make even less sense. We have mass communication. We have the mass production of images. Space and Time are no longer discrete. Matter and energy are no longer … More Cubist poetry
Emmy Hemmings: her performances were a core contribution to the Cabaret Voltaire. http://www.dada-companion.com/hennings/ http://tsunamibooks.jimdo.com/tsunami-gallery/emmy-hennings/ https://crystaljhoffman.wordpress.com/academic-writing/emmy-hennings-star-of-the-cabaret-voltaire-and-dadas-mystic-mother/ http://www.dada-companion.com/cabaret/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabaret_Voltaire_(band)
A.G.M at Elwood Community House this evening. A moving speech from Office Manager, Gary March. He’ll be missed.
Stravinsky worked with Picasso. Picasso, influenced by Breton & later Sartre, wrote plays & masses of poetry. http://www.britannica.com/biography/Igor-Stravinsky http://www.abcgallery.com/P/picasso/picasso30.html http://www.poemhunter.com/i/ebooks/pdf/pablo_picasso_2012_5.pdf http://www.theartstory.org/artist-picasso-pablo.htm http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1964/sartre-bio.html
http://ir.uiowa.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1277&context=dadasur http://tsunamibooks.jimdo.com/2013/04/26/schredded-screams-4-poems-by-joyce-mansour-translated-from-the-french-by-henrik-aeshna/ https://translate.google.com.au/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.espritsnomades.com/sitelitterature/mansour/mansour.html&prev=search https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/5752 https://www.google.com.au/search?q=the+rape+magritte&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi1vq_X-u_MAhVlqqYKHQu6DogQ_AUIBygB&biw=1366&bih=643 http://www.biography.com/people/ren%C3%A9-magritte-9395363 http://www.britannica.com/biography/Marquis-de-Sade https://itp.nyu.edu/classes/germline-spring2013/files/2013/01/philosophy_in_the_bedroom.pdf
Plato reckoned poets are useless. Who’dathunkit? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07bft7v
Monologue at Roomers yesterday. Here’s a poetic novel with six characters,six monologues, a seventh character whose voice we never hear, and a group of third person descriptions to break things up & provide a little context. One of the good things about being a Public Servant in the Eighties was plenty of time to read. … More The Waves
DA https://www.google.com.au/search?q=fluxus+poetry&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiRm93Lw-HMAhWDHKYKHUr3BBsQsAQIIg&biw=1366&bih=643#imgrc=-TcriEmRmSQDCM%3A http://www.theartstory.org/movement-fluxus.htm https://www.poetryfoundation.org/features/audio/detail/75617 http://www.kim-cohen.com/seth_texts/artmusictheorytexts/Maciunas_Manifesto%20on%20Art.pdf https://www.google.com.au/search?q=fluxkits&espv=2&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiGidybiOPMAhUHMaYKHfcqBZAQsAQIIw&biw=1366&bih=643