A weekly session for exploring and experimenting with different modes of listening. Each week our practice will be guided by an expert from SpokenWeb. What is listening? What are we listening for when we are listening? What are listening techniques for different disciplines? Join us, once or weekly, for Listening Practice. All are welcome!
Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Deep Curation is a new and experimental approach to literary event planning. The event is curated and hosted by Klara du Plessis, PhD candidate in the Department of English and features poets Liz Howard, Oana Avasilichioaei and Tess Liem (MA 17). “This format refocuses agency […]
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)
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 Camlot. Aurelio Meza will be making Cartonera Books* throughout the performance). […]
Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)
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 reading will synthesize poetry and scholarship by members of the SpokenWeb team to form […]
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, Erin Robinsong. Tickets are $7 on the door, or pay […]
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, […]