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Precarious: A Poetry Performance by Cecilia Vicuña
Date
2014-04-21
Main contributor
Vicuña, Cecilia
Summary
A reading and a workshop with acclaimed poet, artist, and activist, Cecilia Vicuña. Vicuña read from her extensive body of work. Chilean poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña performs and exhibits her work widely in Europe, Latin America and the US. She is also a political activist and founding member of Artists for Democracy. She has been creating “precarious works”, ephemeral installations in nature, cities and museums since 1966, as a way of “hearing an ancient silence waiting to be heard.”
Publisher
Poetry and Poetics Colloquium, Northwestern University
Genre
Reading
Collection
Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
Unit
Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation
Languages
English; Spanish