March 14-15 2013 (Event #15 & 16), Two events with the Poetry Center, San Francisco:
The Last VisPo Anthology: Visual Poetry 1998–2008,
with editors Crag Hill & Nico Vassilakis, and guests
Thursday MAR 14: 4:30 pm @ the Poetry Center, HUM 512, SFSU
Friday MAR 15: 7:00 pm @ Meridian Gallery, 535 Powell St., San Francisco
On April 23, 2010, Hungarian visual poet Márton Koppány curated an exhibition of selected works from the anthology in downtown Budapest at the Ráday Könyvesház Cultural Center. The show displayed 52 prints on A4 paper. Its opening event inaugurated an international poetry festival drawing visitors from all over Central and Eastern Europe.
Artists & Their Works
The Last Vispo Anthology has three purposes: to document the recent upsurge in visual poetry, to make visual poetry available to a wider audience, and to be used as a pedagogical tool in poetry and art curriculum at the secondary and post-secondary level. This anthology is global in scope with 130 contributors from over twenty countries, with proportionally more women …