Celebrating Arthur Rimbaud

Celebrating Arthur Rimbaud

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

150 years since the birth of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud 1854 ­1891.
The New York University in London.
Wed 20th ­ Thur 21st Oct 2004 6pm ­ 10pm.
6 Bedford Square Bloomsbury WC13RA

Event Number One. Wednesday the 20th of October 2004. At 6pm

Contact: RSVP: Anna 020 7907 3217 Hervé 020 7249 6021
Please note this event is limited to 50 seats
6 ­ 7pm

Videos: A selection of videos based on Arthur Rimbaud poetry, letters and travel made by diverse artists coming from different nations and background.
7 ­ 9 pm (all through the evening)

Welcome and introduction by Professor David Ruben, Director of the New York University in London

Lecture part 1: Paul Ryan presents a critical investigation on the creative liberation and influence Rimbaud has on poets, writers and artists. This presentation plots out a critical history and is punctuated by examples of contemporary poems, writings, performance and film.

Reader in French: Arthur Rimbaud by Herv̩ Constant 8 Р10mn
(poems to be decided with Paul Ryan and read when suitable during the evening) 4 to 6 short poems

Lecture part 2: by Paul Ryan

Film 1: ‘L’Amour reinventé. Maurice Lemaitre.France 1979. 16mm. 15min.

Lecture part 3: by Paul Ryan.

Performance: ‘Premiere Soirée’ by Matteo Licitra. 15min.

Lecture part 4: by Paul Ryan.

Film/Video 2:’La Chanson du Teinturier’ (The Dyer Song) Marco Zoi & Carlo Fatigoni. Italy. 2004. DVD. 10min.

Lecture part 5: by Paul Ryan.

Reading 2:’Illuminations’ Arthur Rimbaud by Oliver Bernard 20 min.

Lecture part 6: (conclusion) by Paul Ryan

Evening concluded with music and drinks.
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Event Number Two. Thursday the 21st of October 2004. At 6pm

Contact: RSVP: Anna 020 7907 3217 Hervé 020 7249 6021 Please note this
event is limited to 50 seats
6 ­ 7pm

Videos: A selection of videos based on Arthur Rimbaud poetry, letters and travel made by diverse artists coming from different nations and background.
7 ­ 9.30 pm (all through the evening)

Welcome and introduction by Professor David Ruben, Director of the New York University in London.

Lecture part 1: Paul Ryan presents a critical investigation on the creative liberation and influence Rimbaud has on poets, writers and artists. This presentation plots out a critical history and is punctuated by examples of contemporary poems, writings, performance and film.

Reader in French: Arthur Rimbaud by Herv̩ Constant 8 Р10mn
(poems to be decided with Paul Ryan and read when suitable during the evening) 4 to 6 short poems

Lecture part 2: by Paul Ryan

Video 1: ‘The King that was a King’. Ben Northover.UK 2004 DVD 15min

Lecture part 3: by Paul Ryan.

Film 2: ‘Promenaux’ Stefano Canapa Italy (date) 16mm (duration)

Lecture part 4: by Paul Ryan.

Video 3:’Photographs from vacation and somewhere else’ Manuela Corti Italy 2004 DVD 3min

Lecture part 5: by Paul Ryan.

Video/Performance 4(documentation)’A season in hell’ Arthur Rimbaud by Oliver Bernard 40min

Reading 2:’En Marche’ Arthur Rimbaud by Cristina Viti 10min

Lecture part 6: (conclusion) by Paul Ryan

Evening concluded with music and drinks.

This series of events has been compiled and curated by: Hervé Constant, Louis Benassi, Manuella Corti.

For further Information about the Rimbaud season in London logon to http://www.herveconstant.co.uk

List of artists participating to the event on the poet ‘Arthur Rimbaud ‘
Carla Della Beffa,video
Louis Benassi,video,sculpture,film Scotland
Oliver Bernard, performance England
William Brown, painter, Canada
Hervé Constant,painter,video France
Manuela Corti, video Italy
Carlo Fatigoni,video, Italy
Marina Gasparini, video Italy
Gad Hollander, writer USA
Peter Kennard, painter, England
Matteo Licitra,performance Italy
Susana Medina, writer England
Renato Meneghetti,video Italy
Richard Niman, sculpture, England
Adele Prosdocimi, painting Italy
Simona Rinciari, video Italy
Jill Rock,sculpture, England
Camilla Santi, painting Italy
Manuela Vallicelli, painting Italy
Cristina Viti, poet England
Riccardo Vezzosi, video, performance Italy
Marco Zoi, video, Italy

Presentor: Paul Ryan, writer and broadcaster

Curators:
Louis Benassi
Hervé Constant
Manuela Corti

Film ‘Quoi| L’Eternite’ produced by Etienne Faure, written by Claude Jeancolas.
Film to come out late this year 2004 Film ready late October 04
Tel:08 70 73 56 63
Port:06 82 84 63 43 contact Lea Sellam

Music :
Ian Williams: SABOTAGE
Hector Zazou SAHARA BLUE
Festival of Poetry at the South Bank
Contact: Simon Smith

Wed 20th ­ Thur 21st Oct 2004 6pm ­ 10pm. 6 Bedford Square Bloomsbury WC1 3RA – London

 

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