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SONOSCURA

An immersive response to the inner and outer upheavals of the global COVID-19 lockdown. Premiere: Berlin Poesie Festival 9 June 2020. A Sonic Atlas Project.

“Wat if I present as a crowd”

Reading & Conversation around Alisoun Sings. Hosted by Susan Rudy. Queer Poetics Research. Queen Mary University, London. Still viewable here via FB.

Cover Art: Reading Experimental Writing

From Lines. A 16 drawings series for my book DRIFT, 2015. Cover of essays by poets and scholars about poets’ practices. Chapter on my work by Susan Rudy. Ed. Georgina Colby. Edinburgh UP

The Language of Alisoun

From an expansively hosted conversation with Sukhdev Sandhu & Stephen Motika, NYU. Edited transcript: “The Language of Alisoun”, Nightboat Blog.

Release Date

Nightboat Books. Tagged a Must-Read-Poetry on its release in The Millions.

Language Station Event: Ladino & Galician

A really special opportunity to discover and discuss these two rich and ancient languages with contemporary practitioners! Singer Monica Acosta – poet Alba Cid – scholar Julian Weiss- poet/translator Erin Moure (live link). Book here.

THE LOST ONES

Text and voice track for Ingar Zach’s haunting composition. With Kim Myhr (guitar), Bozzini Quartet (str.). CD just out: “Floating Layer Cake”. Sofa, Norway.

Night of Ideas

Invited to discuss my work as part of this all-nighter French discussion.

Pressing Clouds Passing Crowds

Text cycle written & spoken for guitarist Kim Myhr’s exquisite project. With Bozzini Quartet (str.)& Ingar Zach (perc). Hubro, Norway.

Poetry Among & In The Midst

Came across this article again archived as PDF. Around Cecilia Vicuña and my own performative “interart” practices. Denise Newman. World Literature Today.

Dawn performance draws crowd on roof of Gaelic College.

In collaboration with Gaelic speakers on the island, Bergvall devised a powerful and entrancing piece, which took the audience on a sonic journey as the sun rose above the mountains. The dawn chorus’ of birds and a passing rain shower added to a multifaceted work.

Dante’s Inferno & VIA

Lively and interesting podcast around Dante’s Inferno. Includes a short intro to Via towards the end. The Spouter-Inn. Hosted by Chris Piuma and Suzanne Conklin Akbari.

Together

7’07”. In French. W/ Anne Gillot, after making the piece at Espace 2/ RTS studios.