Basil King: Mirage & More

Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING : MIRAGE a film co-directed by Nicole Peyrafitte & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte  at Anthology Film Archives  32 2nd Ave – NYC Basil King: Mirage Trailer from miles joris-peyrafitte on Vimeo. Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING: MIRAGE We are really exited about the premiere of our 22 mn documentary film on painter & poet Basil King at Anthology Film Archive. This is a family affair since Miles & I … Read more Basil King: Mirage & More

Nomadic and Processual Poetics…

…A Symposium on 5th May 2012 Bangor University (CONTEMPO in collaboration with Aberystwyth University) A one-day symposium featuring keynote contributions from Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher. Deadline for abstracts: April 2nd. A nomadic poetics is … always changing, morphing, moving through languages, cultures, terrains, times without stopping. Refuelling halts are called poases, they last a night or a day, the time of a poem, & then move on. A … Read more Nomadic and Processual Poetics…

Pierre Joris’ Fall Schedule

Here’s my reading & events schedule as of now, for the next few months: Friday/Saturday Sept. 8/9 FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL CHIHUAHUA LITERATURA EN EL BRAVO 2011 Encuentro Internacional de Escritores 
8 al 10 de septiembre. Ciudad Juárez, Chih. Friday, September 8th 10.a.m.:  Universidad Americana del Noreste
Mesa #6. Roberto Echavarren (URU), Pierre Joris (LUX), Myriam Moscona (MEX) y José Eugenio Sánchez (MEX) Saturday, September 9th 12:15 p.m.: Librería Universitaria (Centro Cultural Paso … Read more Pierre Joris’ Fall Schedule

Curriculum of the Soul in Buffalo

Soul in Buffalo A three-day free conference in Buffalo, NY will celebrate and explore Charles Olson’s legacy and extension through A Curriculum of the Soul, a series of poetic essays published as fascicles edited by Albert Glover and John C. (Jack) Clarke. Riffs, Research and Resistance With Albert Glover, Daniel Zimmerman, Michael Bylebyl, David Tirrell, Michael Boughn, B. Cass Clarke, Victor Coleman, Steve McCaffery,  Stephen Baraban, John Roche, André Spears, … Read more Curriculum of the Soul in Buffalo

Wish I Were There…

MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ International Poetry Festival 3 – 5 September 2010 Chernivtsi, Ukraine The major theme of the festival is contemporary German and Ukrainian poetry. The participants are well-known poets from Ukraine, Austria, Germany and Switzerland who will present poetry and video poetry. The programme of MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ consists of varying cultural and artistic events. During the day guests will be able to participate in poetry readings, literary discussions, book launches, and … Read more Wish I Were There…

Forthcoming Events

Sunday June 27th Metropolitan Museum 1:00PM “Picasso, Pablo Ruiz: Spanish Poet Who Dabbled in Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture”” A conference & reading by Pierre Joris, co-editor and translator of Pablo Picasso’s poetry: The Burial Of The Count Of Orgaz & Other Poems Nicole Peyrafitte will read  the French & Spanish versions of Picasso’s texts. * * * Tuesday June 29th TRIALOGUES @  The Vision Festival XV Abrons Arts Center … Read more Forthcoming Events

Reading of "To Keep the Pagan Pact" & other Olson Conference Videos

Email just in from Richard Owens of Damn the Caesars to inform me that he’s put a number of videos up on Youtube from the Worcester Charles Olson conference two weeks ago. Below an extract from my reading on that occasion (it is the poem “To Keep the Pagan Pact” from h.j.r. and reprinted in Poasis.)

Calendar Updates for March/April

I have been very remiss keeping up my calendar page on the blog, but will try to update it more regularly, & so to remind readers that it exists I’ll post these updates to the blog today — usually they can be found on the Events Calendar page: Saturday, April 24 — 2 p.m. post_moot convocation 2010 Miami Art Museum 2:30pm–4:00pm Tyrone Williams, Erin Mouré/Oana Avasilichioaei, Pierre Joris Miami … Read more Calendar Updates for March/April

Fourteen days to seal history's judgment on this generation

Copenhagen climate change conference: ‘Fourteen days to seal history’s judgment on this generation’ This editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change is published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20 languages Article history Today 56 newspapers in 45 countries take the unprecedented step of speaking with one voice through a common editorial. We do so because humanity faces a profound emergency. Unless we combine … Read more Fourteen days to seal history's judgment on this generation

Angoulême Conference: L'art, l'éducation et le politique

We (Nicole, Miles & I) will be in France for the coming week, essentially in Angoulême for a conference organized by IUFM Poitou-Charentes & the Université de Poitiers (see below for our contributions): L’art, l’éducation et le politique 25, 26, 27novembre 2009 Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l’image, Lycée de l’image et du son Conservatoire Gabriel Fauré Musée des Beaux-arts Théâtre d’Angoulême * * * Jeudi … Read more Angoulême Conference: L'art, l'éducation et le politique