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[reviews]

Fari Bradley: Six Pillars, on Resonance FM
21 sept 2016
Great atmospheric mixed sonic piece featuring Ragadawn ao. 30 mins.  

Nancy Groves: A Polyphonic Dawn Chorus in the Essex Edgelands
20 Sept 2016
A great profile of the UK premiere at Estuary Fetsival my new work "Ragadawn". The Guardian. 

Suzy Klein: preview on In Tune, BBC3
16 Sept 2016
2 rehearsal recordings and short interview on drivetime programme In Tune w Suzy Klein. Excerpts; "Matta Energise" + "Canso". Available until 10 oct. 

Sadie Hasler: A Crossing Bell
20 Sept 2016
Wonderful intimate review of "A Crossing Bell" by Angus Carlyle and listening to "Ragadawn" at Estuary festival. 

Cecile Della Torre: A la rescousse des hommes et des langues
14 Sept 2016
Review of "Drift" and "Ragadawn" performed at La Batie festival in Geneva. In Swiss-French daily Le Courrier de Geneve. PDF. 

Yves Bron: Sonic interview profile on Magnetique
07 Sept 2016
Interview and soundwork from "Drift" (w Ingar Zach) starts at around 50 mins, lasts 30 mins. In French. Great music led programme Magnetique on National Swiss radio, Espace 2. 

Kate Morris: Considering Collaboration
30 March 2016
FNewsmagazine, SAIC, Chicago. Around the "Data that We Breathe" collaboration w Jen Scappettone and Judd Morrissey. 

Greg Bem: Drift review
July 2015
Reviewed in RainTaxi, Summer 2015 

Nicolas Juilliard: radio interview Magma/RTS
17 June 2015
Interview and sound excerpts on Swiss radio's Magma music programme around my new performance "Love Song" for 2 voices. This piece was commissioned by MAMCO Museum in Geneva and is a prelude to Raga Dawn. Scroll down for interview. 

Dana Levin: Get Lost
Feb 2015
Boston Review, January/February 2015. To fathom Caroline Bergvall's Drift, you must voyage through the book twice, along two profitable paths: the lost way and the lit way.  

Clara Sankey: Drift Review
Feb 2015
This sense of directionlessness—the Vikings called it hafvilla: not knowing where one is on the sea—is the singular thread that ties the book together. Review featuring scans of some of the drawings in great new mag The Improbable. 

Martha Schwenderer: People and Language, All at Sea
23 Jan 2015
New York Times review of the show at Callicoon, NY. 

Kathleen MacQueen: All that is Marvelous: Caroline Bergvall
16 Jan 2016
While the visuals present a scarcity bound to principles of uncertainty, the vocals – Bergvall’s voice – connect us to the impulse of risking death in order to live./Great review of the show at Callicoon by the writer Kathleen MacQueen for her blog Shifting Connections. 

Tim Freeborn: Shake that Microtone: Caroline Bergvall's Drift
Nov'14
Essay just up as a special feature in Rusty Toque, Nov'14 issue  

MIchael Thurston: The Power of Particle Physics
Nov'14
Review of Drift talk-presentation at MSA Pittsburgh, Nov 2014 

David Kaufmann: Drift book review in Asymptote
Oct 2014
"Caroline Bergvall's latest book, Drift, is haunted by the loss of the thorn, the yogh, and Anglo-Saxon generally"

Alice Saville: Drift at the Forge, London, Exeunt magazine
Oct 14
"Poet Caroline Bergvall’s Drift is a multi-millenniumal mashup of sea stories"

Cherry Smyth: DRIFT review in Art Monthly - PDF -
Oct 14
"Drift marks a significant ethical engagement for poetry in these isles". Cherry Smyth reviews the performance and the book for Art Monthly, Oct 14 

Adriano Scandoladro: VIA project into Portuguese
30 Sept 2014
VIA used as a template to compile 17 Portuguese Dante translations. With an introductory piece. Project by Adriano Scandoladro hosted by the translation blog Escamandro.  

Sophie Mayer: Drift at the Southbank Centre: All at Sea
26 Aug 2014
"Watching this in performance, the testimony is almost overwhelming". Sophie Mayer reviews DRIFT live at the Purcell Room and the book. For The F-Word

Sarah Dawson: Drift at the Southbank Centre: I went to see
19 July 2014
I went to see Drift by Caroline Bergvall last Thursday. review of DRIFT live at the Purcell Room. 

Steve Mentz: Caroline Bergvall's Drift
2 June 2014
Gorgeous, intricate, impassioned writing. A review of the book and a reader's report w/ other links 

Publishers Weekly: Book review: Drift* - PDF -
14 May 2014
A book as filled with ghosts as with beauty, as driven by intellect as by wanderlust -PDF-

Anne Gillot: radio interview ESPACE 2/RTS
17 Jan 2014
Around new vocal piece "Together" commissioned by MAMCO Museum Geneva and National Swiss Radio and first played in the Museum and on satelllite radio on ARt's Birthday 17 January 2014. Scroll down for interview.  

Sophie Mayer: Who you gonna call ? - Sophie Mayer meets the Ghost Librarians
15 Nov 2013
Quirky relevant feminist review-essay on voices in the archives and artists as ghost librarians as seen through film/performance/installation works and a short viewing-listen of my Noping. On Electronic Voice Phenomena

Harriet Staff : Noping
Feb 2013
Short review from the Poetry Foundation. 

Sue Rainsford: Inscriptive Thorns: Textuality as Artwork, Writing as Visual Presence
2013
essay on Bernadette Corporation, Mags Hartnett, Bryony Reid and my Noping piece. Found on Academia.edu 

Bronwyn Haslam: A Poetics of Apprehension: Indeterminacy in Gertrude Stein, Emily Dickinson and Caroline Bergvall
2013
Came across this thesis online and feature it here with thanks. PDF. 

Jacob Edmond: Let's do a Gertrude Stein on it
Journal of British & Irish Innovative Poetry (vol 3, no. 2), 2012 

Mary Wilson: Meddling, in colloquial terms, is not usually a good thing.
Meddle English Review. In Make Magazine, issue #11 Neither Nor (Winter 2011) - PDF -  

Linda Kinnahan: British Experimentation and Women: Interview with Caroline Bergvall
in Contemporary Women's Writing, vol 5 no 3 (Nov 2011) Special Issue: New texts, Approaches and Technologies, ed. Edith Frampton - PDF - 

Bebrowed's blog: For many years I have wanted to be Steve van Zandt
4 nov 2011
Meddle English and CB reviewed. 

Matt Reeck: Blueprints, or Sight-Maps
A review of Meddle English. In Jacket2. Sept 2011  

Charles Bernstein: Commentary on Meddle English
Jacket2, July 2011 

Michael Leong: Echo's Accent
Meddle English reviewed, Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2011. 

Cole Swensen: Meddle English Review
in Rain Taxi Review of Books, #62 (Vol. 16 No. 2, Summer 2011) - PDF - 

Kamilla Löfström: Den Sproglige Køkkenmødding
Meddle English reviewed in the Danish newspaper Information, 26 May 2011. Brings out the historic and poetic connections made in the book between Middle English and contemporary Scandinavian languages. 

Abraham Avnisan: Meddle English Review
Poetry Project Newsletter #227 (April-May 2011) - PDF - 

Will Montgomery: Middling English Feature
in The Wire: Adventures In Modern Music. Cross Platform feature. #358 (June 2011) - PDF - 

Vincent Broqua: Aux Limites de la Traduction : Caroline Bergvall
in Le Matricule des Anges, n°114, juin 2010 - PDF -  

Susan Rudy: In Conversation
Long edited conversation with Canadian scholar Susan Rudy around issues/methods raised by my installed work in relation to writing. Jacket2, issue 1, April 2011. 

Bebrowed's Blog: On Meddle English & others
April 2011. 

Justin Hopper: Performance writer Caroline Bergvall makes one of her two U.S. stops in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh City Paper, 10 Feb 2011. 

Emma Cocker: ANTI Festival 2010
Frieze magazine #136 (Jan-Feb 2011). Short write-up of my piece FLAG UP as part of a larger review of the site-specific and live art festival in Finland. 

Jared Wells: Caroline Bergvall’s Deleuzian Stuttering: “Via: 48 Dante Variations”
Sprattsmedium, 13 Dec. 2010. 

Marjorie Perloff: Language in Migration: Multilingualism and Exophonic Writing in the New Poetics
Textual Practice, vo.24, nr 4 (august 2010) 

Skye Sherwin: Middling English
New Exhibitions. The Guardian, 4 Sept 2010. 

Sarah Thompson: This show is a must-see if you're interested in transcultural developments!
Middling English installation review. Transjuice art blog. 22 Sept 2010 

Stephen Lee: Say Parsley, Arnolfini Gallery, Review
Art Monthly, #337 June 2010. PDF to come. 

Will Montgomery: Say Parsley, Arnolfini Gallery, Review
On Site Feature, The Wire: Adventures in Modern Music, August 2010. 

Christine Hume: Some Capacities and Fallacies of Literary Hybridity: A Card Game
A mention in this short entertaining essay. Featured in Poets.org (Winter 2011) 

Sina Queyras: Lingual Sculptures
Lively critical introduction of some of my projects by Canadian poet Sina Queyras. Harriet, Poetry Foundation blog. 26 Jan 2010 

Michael Lieberman: on VIA
Book Patrol, 15 Dec 2009.  

Genevieve Kaplan: How we read Caroline Bergvall's VIA and why we should care
Jacket #38. Late 2009. 

cris cheek: On Reading and Writing the Sites of Performance (Say Parsley)
Appears in the feature "Strictly Speaking on Caroline Bergvall", ed. Sophie Robinson, How2 (vol.3 No.3, Winter'09) 

Sophie Robinson, ed: Special feature: Strictly Speaking on Caroline Bergvall
in HOW 2 (vol.3 No.3, Winter 2009). Curated and co-ordinated by Sophie Robinson. With contributions from: cris cheek, Nathan Brown, Laura Goldstein, Majene Mafe and Sophie Robinson. Also w an unpublished interview w Sophie Robinson. And a couple of pieces of mine.  

Mariann Enge: Review of PLESSJØR
Review of Plessjør and other H Press output in Norwegian daily newspaper Aftenposten (28 dec 08). Print only. Reproduced here from her blog. 4 Jan 09. 

Karinne & Jason G: The Acousmatic Theater Hour with Karinne and Jason G
"An hour of performance poet Caroline Bergvall". Audio selection put together by the DJs on radio WFMU. 19 Oct 2008.  

Vincent Broqua: Delineating a “non-place” in the UK? 10 notes on experimental poetry written by women: Caroline Bergvall and Redell Olsen
in E-Rea: revue électronique sur le monde anglophone. Issue on Contemporary British Women Poets. Ed. Marc Porée. Issue 6.1 (October 2008) 

Kareem Estefan. : ceptuetics: avant garde poetry on the radio
Interview with DJ Kareem Estefan on his lively NYU and internet show. 9 June 2008 

Lisa Bowden: Appreciations Profile: Caroline Bergvall
by one of the founders and publishers of Kore Press. May 2008. 

DJ Rupture at WFMU: Mudd UP!
Radio Interview. Invited with CDs of my choice on to DJ Rupture's amazing show. 21 November 2007. 

Brian Reed: Lost already walking: Caroline Bergvall's VIA
Jacket #34 (October 2007) 

Vincent Broqua: Pressures of Never-at-Home: notes on gender in the work of Rosmarie Waldrop & Caroline Bergvall
In Jacket #32 (April 2007) 

Christine Hume: Review of VIA
Raintaxi Review of Books online edition. Spring 2007. 

Leonard Schwarz: cross-cultural poetics
Radio interview show by Leonard Schwarz. Show #143: Sound System Performance. Autumn 2007. 

Zillakiller: Reading at the Foundry 3 Oct 2007
3 Oct 2007
review of Opened Reading at the Foundry on the blogspot: I need some fine words and you need to be nicer, by Zillakiller 

Piers Hugill: Love and Grammar: Fig
Jacket #31 (October 2006) 

Sina Queyras : The Fruits of Risk
The Brooklyn Rail #5 (May 2006) 

Marjorie Perloff: Screening the Page/ Paging the Screen: Digital Poetics and the Differential Text
in New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories ed. Adelaide Morris and Thomas Swiss (MIT Press, 2006) - PDF - PDF

Lemon Hound : Structural Articulations: Caroline Bergvall's Fig
in Lemon Hound (12 November 2005). 

Nicky Marsh: Review of FIG (Salt Books)
HOW 2 (Vol.2. Nr. 2, Dec 2004) 

Jake Kennedy : Review of 8 Figs
in Verse magazine (October 2004) 

Marjorie Perloff: The Poetics of Click and Drag: screening the new poetries
Housed on Marjorie Perloff's homepage at the EPC.  PDF

Nathan Brown: Needle on the Real: Technoscience and Poetry at the Limits of Fabrication
In Nanoculture: Implications of the New Technoscience Ed. N. Katherine Hayles. Bristol: Intellect, 2004. PDF

Marjorie Perloff: The Oulipo Factor: The Procedural Poetics of Christian Bök and Caroline Bergvall
Jacket #23 (April 2003) 

Book Review: Goan Atom 1
Publishers Weekly, August 6 2001. 

Drew Milne: A Veritable Dollmine: Caroline Bergvall's Goan Atom
Jacket #12 (July 2000) 

John Stammers: Speaking in Tongues
Interview. In Magma # 15 (Autumn 1999)