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Prigov's concrete poems get bigger

One of Dmitri Prigov’s Stikhogrammy (poemographs or versographs) about which I write in A Common Strangeness has been blown up to the size of a multistory apartment building as part of an art project in Belyaevo, an area in Moscow closely associated with the late artist and writer. 25 more words

Ripples in language

Stone and Circles on Water (Камень и круги на воде) is the eighteenth in Dmitri Prigov’s series of poems built around the Russian alphabet, or… 391 more words

Archive of the Now

I first attended the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association a decade ago. It was a small affair gathering together a few hundred people on the somewhat desolate outskirts of Ann Arbor. 223 more words

Readings to remember: Dmitri Prigov

Dmitri Prigov (November 5, 1940 – July 16, 2007) was a Russian writer and artist. Trained as a sculptor, Prigov was, together with his friend Lev Rubinstein, a leading figure in the new Russian conceptual art school in the 1960s, understanding performance as a form of art. 94 more words

Welttag Der Poesie

Book Presence in a Digital Age

Here is the first of a four-part series of highlights from the wonderful symposium “Book Presence in a Digital Age” organised by Kiene Brillenburg Wurth, which I was lucky enough to attend last year. 39 more words

Prigov's visual poems in English

I’m very excited that someone is finally having a go at translating Dmitri Prigov’s Stikhogrammy into English. Kristin Reed is a braver soul than me, and it’s wonderful to see… 75 more words