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a clipblog collecting blogged thoughts on visual poetry

Friday, March 17, 2006

Ronald Johnson, Visual and Verbal

via Josh Corey's Cahiers de Corey:

Jena Osman is next, talking about the visual elements in RJ's early work. Originally she saw his concrete poetry work as in service to his transcendental vision rather than being particularly concerned with the materiality of language, but then her view shifted. She shows us some images from a poem called "io and the ox-eye daisy" that was published in Finlay's magazine poor old tired horse in the 60s.

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Uruguayan Masterpieces of Minimalism

via Dan Waber's minimalist concrete poetry:

When I first found the work of Clemente Padín, I thought he was a [ new media | hypermedia | digital | multimedia | electronic ] artist.