So begins the Deep Curation Poetry Reading of Saturday, 24 November 2018, at the Mile End Poets’ Festival, in Montreal’s Café Resonance, curated by myself with the support of Concordia University’s SpokenWeb research initiative, and including readings by poets Canisia Lubrin, Erin Robinsong, Aaron Boothby, and again myself, Klara du Plessis.
The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)
Date: December 16, 2018 Time: 8:30pm Venue: Casa Del Popolo As an in-person holiday get-together, we would like to invite you to a SpokenWeb event at Casa Del Popolo. The event is part of The Word & Music Show series organized by Ian Ferrier and it features performances by Klara Du Plessis, Katherine McLeod, Jason […]
Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)
Where: 4th Space (1400 de Maisonneuve W) When: Thursday, 14 February 2019 Time: 7pm Join us for a Deep Curation poetry reading, an experimental approach to literary event organization, the curator selecting the works to be read, as well as the thematic arc of the works’ placement and progression in relation to one another. This […]
Sat 25th November Resonance Café Doors 8:30pm (show 9 – 10pm) Deep Curation: A Poetry Reading is presented as part of the Mile End Poets’ Festival in collaboration with SpokenWeb. Four poets perform an interwoven, responsive reading, answering and echoing one another’s work. Host: Klara du Plessis Readers: Aaron Boothby, Klara du Plessis, Canisia Lubrin, […]
Deep curation is an experimental approach to poetry reading organization. Traditionally, a handful of poets are invited to read, then assigned a timeslot in which to share their writing; what they choose to read is completely up to their discretion implying that how the night unfolds collectively is dependent on chance and improvisation. In contrast, […]