Fall 2007 Programs Forthcoming
Since 2002, Slought Foundation has presented an innovative series of time-based performance practices featuring artists at the forefront of new music, language arts, film, and new media. Upcoming events are listed immediately to the left. Issues engaged include:
Interdisciplinary practice and the rise of new media;
The instrumentalization of the aesthetic;
Alternative histories of the avant-gardes.
This website also hosts an extensive 50 hour repository of recordings from the Vancouver 1963 Poetry Conference, restored by Aaron Levy and Louis Cabri, featuring New American poets Denise Levertov, Charles Olson, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Duncan, and others. A brief selection is listed below.
THE HEIGHTS OF ECSTASY
Oct 31, 2008
Halloween party celebrating four Slought Foundation DVD releases featuring Simon Critchley, Alain Badiou, Vito Acconci, Werner Herzog, Dennis Oppenheim and others. Critchley will sit in a very tall chair and deliver a sermon on the effects of elevation on thinking, ecstasy, and self-deification. Prizes for best costume...
Mar 20, 2008
Elio Martusciello, Fabrizio Spera, Luca Venitucci, with Ensemble Noamnesia
Nov 09, 2007
Jungle Joe presents a mother and baby sloth, with "Honey" the kinkajou (from Winnie the Pooh), and "Oliver" the Eurasion eagle owl (largest owl in the world)
Sep 09, 2004
Peter Brötzmann, Ken Vandermark, Mats Gustaffson
Vancouver 1963: Discussion
Aug 09, 1963
Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Olson, Margaret Avison, Denise Levertov