Poetry Reading: Alessandro de Francesco with Translator Belle Cushing

SEP 06, 2013 | 5:00 PM

Alessandro de Francesco

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

9204

WHEN:

September 06, 2013: 5:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Alessandro De Francesco is an Italian poet, theoretician and artist currently based in London after a long stay in France. Internationally regarded as one of the most relevant poets and language artists of the new generation, Alessandro is currently recipient of the writers' grant of the French National Book Center and is the youngest Faculty member of the European Graduate School, where he was invited twice as artist-in-residence and visiting professor of poetry. He published the following books of poetry and conceptual writing: Lo spostamento degli oggetti (2008), from 1000m (2009), Redéfinition (2010), Ridefinizione (2011), Augmented Writing (2013). His poetry is regularly translated and published in journals worldwide. Recent publications in English can be found in the following magazines: Lana Turner Journal, OR, Gradiva, Continent (all translations by Belle Cushing).