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Join us Friday May 18, 2012 at MadArt Gallery in Saint Louis, MO for the Poetry Scores Art Invitational (which I am the co-curator) devoted to the poem Ever-Ready Bank Accounts by Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate in Literature from Nigeria. Also of note, this poem is being scored by Bicycle Day from Istanbul, Turkey.
CURRENTLY through June 6, in Saint Louis, Missouri, is the International Surrealist Exhibition: 'Desire in a book' at the Thomas Jefferson Visual Art Gallery
April 13, 2012.
This exhibition of Surrealist one-of-a-kind art books uses the theme new hybrid animals and will travel to the U.K. in September of 2012.
-----"HYDROLITH II' will be available in late 2012...stay tuned!
'HYDROLITH: Surrealist Research & Investigations' is available at Lulu and OysterMoon Press
*International Surrealist Statement (Oct. 31, 2009)
- Leonora Carrington, May 25, 2011
- Don LaCoss, Jan. 31, 2011
- Sarane Alexandrian
Sarane was an active Surrealist Movement member in the 1940's - 1960's, director of NEON, headed the journal Supérieur Inconnu, and wrote the overview 'Surrealist Art' (1969) plus countless other books and novels.
- Schlechter Duvall
Surrealist artist, poet and teacher, J. Schlechter Duvall has passed away in India.
********************** 'SOMNAMBULIST FOOTPRINTS' A Collection of Surrealist Tales
Currently available from LuLu/Oyster Moon Press - Lulu.com, Amazon.com or you can also order from me, I have a limited number. Somnabulist Footprints contains Surrealist short stories and illustrations from: Eric Bragg, Dale Houstman, Daniel Boyer, Andrew Torch, J. Karl Bogartte, Mariela Arzadun, Matt Rounsville, Mattias Forshage, Merl, Parry Harnden, Philip Kane, Ribitch, Shibek and Xtian.
Statement by International Surrealists regarding the U.S. torture of prisoners: HERE
'In the studio' will resume ....
..sometime...I promise....sort of.....
Note: The St. Louis Surrealist Group, NOR myself, post to indymedia sites (none of them).
We have not since our original
response of support to Franklin Rosemont's Lamantia obit.
This has not changed nor will it.