A collection of small artists' books
dedicated to experimental, concrete and visual poetry,
or any work combining text and visual arts
in the spirit of dadaism or fluxus.
"Welcome to the Alphabet"
January 2008 - 40 pages - A6
A6 format (10.5x15 cm / 4 x 6") - 40 pages
hardcover, thread and quarter cloth binding
laser printing on ivory paper.
price: 15 euro / 20 US $ / 13 UK Sterling / 25 Australian $
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Michael Basinski is The Curator of The Poetry Collection State University of New York at Buffalo. http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/pl/
He performs his work as a solo poet and in ensemble with BuffFluxus. Most recently, he released his first CD Fungenii.
Among his many books of poetry are Of Venus 93 (Little Scratch Pad); All My Eggs Are Broken (BlazeVox); Heka (Factory School); Strange Things Begin to Happen When a Meteor Crashes in the Arizona Desert (Burning Press); The Idyllic Book (Michel Letko, Houston, Texas); Mool, Mool3Ghosts and Shards of Shampoo (Bob Cobbing's Writers Forum); Cnyttan and Heebie-Jeebies (Meow Press); By and The Doors (House Press); Un-Nome, Red Rain Two, Abzu and Flight to the Moon (Run Away Spoon Press): Poemeserss (Structum Press) and many more. Some available at Small Press Distribution: http://www. spdbooks.org/
For additional information:
RadioRadio on http://www.ubu.com (see Basinski and BuffFluxus)
His visual poetry is variously on the web. see ubuweb and http://www.xpressed.org/
see also Basinski issues:
Abacus No. 128
Xerolage No. 31 aka Entrails
His poems and other works have appeared in Dandelion, BoxKite, Antennae, Unbearables Magazine, Open Letter, Torgue, Leopold Bloom, Wooden Head Review, Basta, Kiosk, Explosive Magazine, Deluxe Rubber Chicken, First Offense, Terrible Work, Juxta, Kenning, Witz, Lungfull, Lvng, Generator, Tinfish, Curicule Patterns, Score, Unarmed, Rampike, First Intensity, House Organ, Ferrum Wheel, End Note, Ur Vox, Damn the Caesars, Pilot, 1913, Filling Station, Public Illumination, and many, many others.
Some Books by Basinski
Mooon Bok (1992) - Red Rain II (1992) - Cnyttan (1993) - Flight to the Moon (1993) - Vessels (1993) - Duende (1995)
Odalisque (1995) - Slevep (1995) - Barstokai (1996) - Empty Mirror (1996) - Heebie Jeebies (1996)
Idyll (1996) - Un Nome (1997) - From Wooden Unguent Spoon... (1998) - Book of Two Cartouche (1999)
Fine White Out Lines (1999) - By (1999) - Beseechers (2000) - The Doors (2000) - Mool (2000)
Mool3ghosts (2000) - Shards of Shampoo (2000) - Heka (2001) - Lay of Fraya Wray (2001)
Song of Yetti's Dream (2001)
Sound Poem Today... (2001) - Strange Things Begin to Happen When a Meteor Crashes in the Arizona Desert (2001) - Poemeserss (2002)
Abzu (2003) - Idyllic Book (2003) - It's Alieve (2004) - Poems Popeye Papyrus (2004) - Frogs (2005)
Fluxus Play Book (2006) - All My Eggs Are Broken (2007) - Of Venus 93 (2007)
Francis Van Maele
Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland