MoMA Talks: Conversations

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

Arts, Visual Arts

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Arts 116
Visual Arts 6

Curators, scholars, and artists discuss modern and contemporary art. To view images of these artworks, please visit the Online Collection at moma.org/collection. MoMA Audio is available free of charge courtesy of Bloomberg.


Modern Poets: Poetry Is Risk: A Performance with Augusto de Campos and Cid Campos

October 16th, 2013

Episode 184 of 192 episodes

Legendary Brazilian poet and founder of the Concrete poetry movement Augusto de Campos and his son, the musician Cid Campos, present a multimedia performance of text, music, and, image. Working within the expanded territory of poetry, Augusto de Campos uses sounds to activate associative thinking and explore the possibilities of language. Revitalizing Frank O'Hara's legacy and MoMA's historical commitment to poetry, this series invites poets and performers to bring the literary tradition to the Museum's collection. They read historical works and their own work that reflects on modern and contemporary art.

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