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Henri Chopin on stage smiling and operating a tape recorder
16 October 2005
The Arches

Henri Chopin

Henri Chopin

Renouncing the bind of the written word, Chopin’s sound poetry is a magical evocation of the pure powers of the voices, stripped bare of language.

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Two men in suits and ties ride exercise bikes whilst reading from books
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Simon Morris

Simon Morris is joined by Nick Thurston as they attempt to read aloud whilst peddling on exercise bikes.

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Arika_Instal08_BryonyMcIntyre_Translation - A Campbell - D Nyoukis - JunkoIMG_3857
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Aileen Campbell Dylan Nyoukis Junko

Trio vocal performance of a score by Achim Wollscheid with Aileen Campbell, Junko and Dylan Nyoukis.

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Kenny Goldsmith holds a microphone wearing a white spotted jumper
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Achim Wollscheid Kenneth Goldsmith

Kenneth Goldsmith reads extracts of his conceptual poetry and Achim Wollscheid manipulates mobile phone signals.

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Steve McCaffery sits at a round table and reads into a microphone
21 March 2009
The Arches

Carnival

Steve McCaffery

Leading language/ action/ sound poet performed his groundbreaking concrete poem, a dizzying mandala of text, symbols and rubber stamps; a kind of book as reading machine.

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Craig Dworkin standing by a microphone giving a talk
16 May 2010

FACT

Craig Dworkin

Dworkin asks: What would a non-expressive poetry look like? A poetry of intellect rather than emotion?

UNINSTAL
Christian Bok's blackboard diagram
16 May 2010

Two Dots over a Vowel

Christian Bök

Christian Bök‘s work spans thrillingly conceptual poetry to body-shaking vocal performances.

UNINSTAL
Vanessa Place reading from white papers in a black room
12 November 2010
GFT

Notes on Conceptualism Lecture

Vanessa Place

Vanessa Place talks at The Friday Event series at the Glasgow School of Art about her practice as a writer.

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Vanessa Place listening while Mark Sanders talks
13 November 2010
Tramway

Consequences and complicities of conceptualism

Mark Sanders Vanessa Place

Conceptual writer and practicing lawyer Vanessa Place performs and talks with Mark Sanders, author of the brilliant “Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid”

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18 April 2015
Tramway

Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political

Denise Ferreira da Silva Valentina Desideri

A performed, open, public conversation about how we might think politics from the position of intuition, in which Denise and Valentina use un-reasonable tools to map out a hybrid poetical/ ethical reading of their own situations.