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27 October 2015

Concrete Poetry: International Exchanges Symposium

This symposium took place on 14 February 2015 in Cambridge and coincided with our exhibition Beauty and Revolution: The Poetry and Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay. The symposium explored the active cross-fertilisation, exchange of ideas and regular correspondence between poets and curators living internationally during the late 1950s and 1960s including Stephen Bann, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Edwin Morgan in the UK, Ernst Jandl in Austria and Brazilian poets such as Edgard Braga, Augusto and Haroldo de Campos and Pedro Xisto. Presentations from speakers Stephen Bann, Viviane C. da Annunciação, Vanessa Hannesschläger, Eduardo Kac, Drew Milne and Greg Thomas contextualise these transnational exchanges in the light of broader developments internationally within literature and the visual arts of the period reflecting on networks and movements within concrete poetry, its critics and its lineage.

These presentations are now available to listen to or download below: