SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Poetry Festival in Sète, France : Voix Vives de Méditerranée en Méditerranée
Daily performances throughout the festival.
See detailed program here
July 29-August 5
Pierre Joris & Nicole Peyrafitte:
Artists in Residence in Gascony for the NY’OC Trobadors project.
NY’OC Trobadors, is a collaboration between artists based in France and New York. Save the date — Saturday November 23rd 2013 — for a full day on/of Occitan culture that will bring the riches of southern France’s troubadour tradition to the American public. This unique gathering of bi-continental poets, musicians, singers & translators will present panels, a fully staged bilingual (Occitan-English) multimedia performance and talks about the bilingual anthology of Occitan poetry we are working on. Texts, poems & song lyrics spanning the 11th century to the present will be presented. This event will be at Poets House
co-sponsored by City Lore
. We still need funds to make this event possible. City Lore is taking donations here
Bourg d’Oueil (our Pyrenean base)
NP: Continuing work on a series of paintings & writings specific to the location.
PJ: This is the first summer in 10 years he has no deadlines so he will write new work!
& together we will start editing our documentary project on poet Gerrit Lansing.
Southern California Tour:
October 16th : PJ reading at Otis
October 17th: PJ Round table on Translation at USD
University of Brussels Symposium on Alice Notley & Pierre Joris.
Details TBA – Readings by both PJ & NP