This international ENAG-meeting focuses on the interface between literature and visual arts and also discusses the visualisation of literature. The meeting will take place on the 13th and 14th of September 2018 at the library of the Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre in Paris. For more information see our calendar or the Programme.
Embodied Words Concrete and Visual Poetry in Italy and Belgium in the 60s and 70s Italian Cultural Institute, Brussels May 24 – 25, 2018 Stemming from Italian and Russian Futurism, German Dadaism, French Simultanéisme and Lettrism, the analytical reflection on language and the dialectical tension between words and images have deeply informed art and literature […]
This conference focuses on the role of audio drama within the context of the neo-avant-garde from 1945 to the present, and it also welcomes papers dealing with genres bordering on the radio play, such as sound collage, radio opera, the radio essay, and the radio documentary. Next to the radio medium, other forms of dissemination […]
The fourth international ENAG-meeting zooms in on the avant-garde in present-day literature, and on the mixture of genres in this type of literature. The meeting will take place between 30th of November and 1st of December 2017. The subject will be “Hybrid genres and the contemporary neo-avant-garde”. For more information see our calendar […]
ENAG cordially invites you to a conference organised by the Faculty of Polish Studies at Jagielloniann University together with The Center for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor. More information in the link below: Avant-Garde CfP Invitation
With good reason, the 20th century has been described as the century of the avant-gardes, regarding its aesthetic and even some of its political and scientific manifestations. While the historical avant-gardes (approx. 1910-1930) have received a good deal of theoretical attention, the post-war neo-avant-garde is still awaiting a thorough reappraisal of all its transdisciplinary and […]
This talk, held on March 14, 2017 at KU Leuven, deals with the exploration of audiotape and tape recorders by poets and artists during the cold war period. Through a reading of works by Vito Acconci, David Antin, Henri Chopin, and others – focusing on issues of voice, signals, time, and performance – tape recording […]