"The above-mentioned project introduces some extracts from my phonetic diary of 2012. These extracts are phonetic exercises which have nothing to do with the semantics of language. On one hand it is comparable with desultory text writing in the spirit of the surrealist André Breton, and that instead of using one's own pencil voice. On the other hand, my actions do follow the Dadaistic principle of Raoul Hausmann : "The sound poem happens in the mouth". The phonetic poetry presented here stands on itself as a sound poem, with the sound poem belonging to the genre of poetry, of literature.
Franz Mon (born 1926) is a pioneer in the field of concrete, visual and phonetic poetry. He once licked the new radio play into shape like no other german-speaking playwright before him. As a sound poet and with his 'articulations' or phonetic pieces, he conceptually renewed sound poetry in the postwar years. This LP collects some of Mon's early concrete phonetic poems recorded 1962-64 as well as the radio-play 'Ich bin der ich bin die' from 1971. Edition of 400 copies.
**Intriguing collection of conceptual poetry/sound art. Edition limited to 270 copies** "Ulises Carrión's audio works clearly reflect his passion for language, its structures, sounds and meanings. He greatly enjoyed grammatically dissecting languages and trying to understand and explore their structures. His many initiatives and projects bear witness to his boundless obsessions with communication and circulation of works and ideas as a cultural strategy.
To describe GustoForte’s Picture disc “Souvenir of Italy – La merda che fuma”, to give some dialect shape to the electro-magnetic throbbings that come out from the record, to try drawing, with grammatic help also that more basic, a logic or a descriptive way, it’s complex.
"There is something phenomenally enticing about a sequestered island chain, literally bounded by a vast and enveloping sea.
Perhaps it’s the romance of discovery – the knowledge that here lies the safety of land within the great seclusion of nature. Perhaps it’s the raw beauty that is simply emerald speckled turquoise.