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Entries from March 2013

A Rooftop Garden

March 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A rooftop garden in London, in 2002.

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Index Cards (38)

March 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Not Much to Brag About

March 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Materialism and humanism are celebrated here.  That’s what we have to work with, after all.

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Black Scat Review 2

March 19th, 2013 · No Comments

The second issue of Black Scat Review contains one of my series “Shorten the Classics.”  Not this one, another.  Black Scat Review is available from Black Scat Books.

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Index Cards (37)

March 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Hide Hide the Cow’s Outside

March 13th, 2013 · No Comments

“Hide Hide the Cow’s Outside” was another piece I did for the Oberlin Dance Collective, back in 1976.  It was assembled from found material, bits of text and music, many having to do with Calvin Coolidge, our most taciturn president.  The performers all wore black, with tuned bells at their waists.  Margot Crosman made a […]

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March 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments

A round on a quatrain by Léon-Paul Fargue, in my translation.

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“Considerations” in London

March 11th, 2013 · No Comments

My translation of Isidore Isou’s Considerations on the Death and Burial of Tristan Tzara was displayed in the show “Manifesto,” devoted to Dada, Letterism, Fluxus, and other vanguards, and organized by Frédéric Acquaviva at Kings Place, London, 3/4/13.  Copies are still available, by the way, at Black Scat Books.

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Index Cards (36)

March 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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