Caroline Bergvall & Christian Bök
Fri Jun 21 2013
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Power Plant
Experimental authors Caroline Bergvall and Christian Bök, both participating artists in Postscript, will perform live renditions of their work at our Summer 2013 Opening Party.
Caroline Bergvall is a London-based writer and cross-disciplinary artist known for her multilingual poetics, including work around new literacies, language use and cultural belonging, as well as a strong exponent of writing methods adapted to contemporary audio-visual and contextual concerns. Her sound and language work frequently explores historical and political events with source material culled from popular culture and spoken language.
Christian Bök is the author of Eunoia, a bestselling work of experimental literature, which won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2002. He has created artificial languages for two television shows: Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict and Peter Benchley’s Amazon. Bök has earned many accolades for his virtuoso recitals of “sound-poems” (particularly Die Ursonate by Kurt Schwitters), and he has performed lectures and readings at more than 200 venues around the world in the last four years.