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Edwin Torres

International Festival of Text-Sound Poetry

LECTURE & LISTENING SESSION: Steve McCaffery, Edwin Torres, Marc Matter & Swantje Liechtenstein

Sun 08 Nov, 2015, 3pm,
Wendy’s Subway: 722 Metropolitan Ave., 2nd Fl., Brooklyn 11211

Steve McCaffery, of the legendary Four Horsemen, plays, performs and discusses various 20th century sound texts. Torres explores sound as a landing point for a territorial poetry to begin. Matter and Liechtenstein focus on pre-conceptual poetry in relation to historical text-sound-works, poésie sonore and Hörspiel.

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International Festival of Text-Sound Poetry

Ongoing Series

A four-evening series of lectures, listening sessions, and performances explores contemporary practices and historical approaches relating to text-sound poetry, a genre of spoken word poetry emphasizing the sound of speech over textual meanings, often combined with use of new media.

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