Affinities

About Bernadette Mayer

Bernadette Mayer (1945-) is an experimental poet and writer, and the author of over thirty books. While associated with the New York School, the Language poets, and the conceptual art movement, she is also renowned for her defiance of poetic conventions and associations.

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A short history of Bernadette Mayer’s Memory

A short history of Bernadette Mayer’s Memory, a monumental, conceptual art work that investigates the nature of memory, its surfaces, textures and material.

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Joshua Beckman on Dick Higgins

Joshua Beckman at Poets House: “My hope is just to share some of the exuberance I have found over the years in the things Dick Higgins put into the world. As a maker of books, seeing his productions, each full of that excitement of encounter, believing in the book as a possible place for encounter.”

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Dick Higgins’s Something Else Press Lives On…

The Something Else Press has a lasting influence on independent publishers now. Here’s a list of reprints, facsimiles and other adjacent publications.

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Teaching Image-Text, Hybrid Forms, Visual/Graphic Narratives?

Teaching a course that traverses the uncategorizable, the innovative, the spaces in between? Siglio titles are expansive, compelling, thought-provoking works that will engage students in surprising ways as they discover what image and text can do.

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In Poets & Writers: “Siglio rejects the assumption that one artistic practice must kneel to the other”

“Siglio is a ‘wunderkammer’ . . . a cabinet of curiosities that expands and transforms what is expected of visual-verbal literature.”

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