Other Minds Festival 23: Sound Poetry/The Wages of Syntax

Event, EV.OMF.2018.04.09-14

The 23rd Other Minds Festival, focused on the art of Sound Poetry, took place in San Francisco at the ODC/Dance Theatre over the course of six days (April 9-14, 2018); OM’s longest festival to date which included five concerts and a day of lectures and workshops. This year’s line-up brought together old and new masters from several countries, all well representing the “intermedium between poetry and music”: Beth Anderson (US), Mark Applebaum (US), Tone Åse (Norway), Jaap Blonk (Netherlands), Alvin Curran (US/Italy), Sheila Davies Sumner (US), Enzo Minarelli (Italy), Amy X Neuberg (US), Ottar Ormstad (Norway), Aram Saroyan (US), Susan Gilmore Stone (US), Anne Waldman (US), Taras Mashtalir (Russia); Lily Greenham (Denmark), Pamela Z (US); Michael McClure (US), Sten Sandell (Sweden), and Clark Coolidge (US). April 9, Concert 1 - Gala Opening OM 23 opened with a showcase of legendary figures from the world of sound poetry including Jaap Blonk, Clark Coolidge, Alvin Curran, Michael McClure, Enzo Minarelli, Aram Saroyan, and Anne Waldman.
Other Minds Festivals Other Minds (Organization) (has as presenter)
Amirkhanian, Charles (has as artistic director)
Minarelli, Enzo 1951- (has as performing composer)
McClure, Michael (has as performing composer)
Waldman, Anne, 1945- (has as performing composer)
Stackpole, Karen (has as performer)
Saroyan, Aram (has as composer)
Blonk, Jaap (has as performing composer)
Coolidge, Clark, 1939- (has as performing composer)
Curran, Alvin S., 1938- (has as performing composer)
ODC Theater (has as presenter)
Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944 (has as composer)
Depero, Fortunato, 1892-1960 (has as composer)
Berberian, Cathy (has as composer)
Wong, Randall K. (has as performer)
Toch, Ernst, 1887-1964 (has as composer)
Weschler, Lawrence (has as composer)
Baum, Kevin (has as performer)
Chapman, Joel (has as performer)
Chen, Sidney (has as performer)
Neuburg, Amy X, 1962- (has as performing composer)
Z, Pamela, 1956- (has as performing composer)
Schwitters, Kurt, 1887-1948 (has as composer)
Heidsieck, Bernard, 1928-2014 (has as composer)
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 (has as composer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (has as composer)
Cahill, Sarah (has as performer)
Hanson, Sten, 1936- (has as composer)
Ottaras (Musical group) (has as performing group)
Ormstad, Ottar (has as performing composer)
Mashtalir, Taras (has as performing composer)
Greenham, Lily (has as composer)
Hodell, Åke (has as composer)
Sten Sandell (has as performing composer)
Åse, Tone (has as performing composer)
Applebaum, Mark (has as composer)
Amirkhanian, Charles (has as performing composer)
Law, Carol (has as artist)
Davies Sumner, Sheila (has as composer)
Anderson, Beth, 1950- (has as performing composer)
Stone, Susan, 1952- (has as composer)
Magnusson, David (has as videographer)
Frazier, James (has as recording engineer) ODC Theater