Roger Denson’s article on “Breaking the Frame”

I may have been at a loss of words yesterday after seeing Breaking the Frame, Marielle Nitoslawska’s superb film on & with Carolee Schneemann, but cultural critic & essayist G. Roger Denson was not. He had a long, well-thought out article in the Huffington Post. Below are the first paragraphs; you can read the whole article here. It is questionable whether even Sigmund Freud has received a cinematic treatment as evocative of … Read more Roger Denson’s article on “Breaking the Frame”

Carolee Schneemann

Yesterday afternoon we went to see the New York premiere of Canadian filmmaker Marielle Nitoslawska‘s 100-minute documentary on Carolee Schneemann who for me is one of the essential avant-garde artists of the twentieth & the twenty-first centuries. I am still too much under the spell of the film to give a coherent “critical” assessment, except to say that it is a superb achievement & certainly one of the very best documentaries … Read more Carolee Schneemann

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

Pergamon Altar Poems

The Berlin National Museums have published five videoclips, produced in cooperation with the Schaubühne Berlin. The „Pergamon Poems” are dedicated to the grand frieze of the Pergamon altar. On that hellenistic “Gesamtkunstwerk” gigantomachia holds sway — the battle of the gods against the giants. German poet Gerhard Falkner has put into words the chaos of the dramatic scenes depicted on the frieze. Members of the Schaubühne Ensemble interpret the … Read more Pergamon Altar Poems

Jerome Rothenberg Reading in Marseille

Yesterday Jerry & Diane Rothenberg closed a three month-long stay in NYC & went back home to Southern California. They’ll be missed in their / our city here, so not to have too nasty withdrawal symptoms, here’s a little video of Jerry reading in … Marseilles, France in 2009. Jérome Rothenberg, lecture de poésie l’Odeur du… by PoesieMarseille Jérome Rothenberg (U.S.A.), lecture de poésie. à la librairie l’Odeur du temps … Read more Jerome Rothenberg Reading in Marseille