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>EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*EYERHYMES*
>
>12 to 16 June 1997
>a multi-disciplinary, international conference on Visual Poetry
>at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
>
>mailing address:
>Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies
>352 Athabasca Hall
>University of Alberta
>Edmonton, Canada T6G 2E8
>tel: (403) 492-2972
>fax: (403eyerhymes conference
>e-mail: eyerhyme@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
>website: http://www.ualberta.ca/~eyerhyme/
>
>the preparation for wahat has been called the visual poetry event of the
>century are progressing nicely so i thought the members of this list would
>like an update and possible there are some poetic wordsmiths amoung us who
>might what to contribute or even be brave enough to travel north or/and
>east or west to the frozen prairies of sunny alberta in the (almost) rocky
>mountains.
>looking forward to seeing some of you, or at least your work
>peter bartl
>at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
>
>Call for papers and proposals
>--------------------------
>
>The organizers invite proposals for papers dealing with various aspects=20
>of the historical and contemporary interface between literature and the=20
>visual arts.=20
>
>Some of the topics include:=20
>
>- Technopaignia and the Classical Tradition;=20
>- Pattern Poetry, Heraldic Art and Visual Forms of Baroque Writing;=20
>- Futurism, Constructivism, Dada;=20
>- Concrete Poetry;=20
>- Artist=B9s Books;=20
>- Visual Essays (such as those by Wyndham Lewis and Marshall McLuhan);=20
>- Advertising and Poster Art;=20
>- Calligraphy, Fraktur and Typewriter Art;=20
>- Hieroglyphic, Ideographic and Pictographic Languages;=20
>- The Impact of Print Technologies, Typefaces and=20
>  Computer Graphics on Literature;
>- Textual Elements in Painting;=20
>- Work in New Media =8B Digital and Holographic Poetry;=20
>- Collectors and Collections;=20
>- Creative Dialogues Between Poets and Painters;=20
>- Poetics of the Written Word.=20
>
>Papers may be submitted for oral/audio-visual presentation, or for display=
>=20
>in the "poster" format used at scientific conferences. In that case, the=20
>texts and commentaries should be printed on separate sheets that can be=20
>easily mounted on partitions 4 by 5 feet (1.2 by 1.5 meters). Submissions=
>=20
>of such "poster" papers will be accepted from individuals unable to attend=
>=20
>the conference in person, as well as participants who wish to forgo reading=
>=20
>their presentations. These "posters" will be available for viewing during=
>=20
>the conference, and will constitute part of its proceedings.
>
>Sessions will be organized according to themes or periods, and suggestions=
>=20
>are welcome for both potential speakers and topics for discussion.=20
>Eye Rhymes is open to presentations made in other media. The organizers=20
>are especially interested in soliciting papers dealing with Canadian visual=
>=20
>poetry, as well as obtaining proposals from creative practitioners.=20
>
>Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, and must be accompanied by a=20
>one page resume covering relevant biographical and professional details.=20
>Twenty minutes will be allowed for each oral presentation, though written=
>=20
>versions of papers may be longer.=20
>
>Please indicate if you would require financial assistance to attend the=20
>conference, or if your participation would be contingent upon your ability=
>=20
>to arrange financing from non-conference sources.=20
>
>Although the program is firming up, we are still eager to hear interesting=
>=20
>ideas for presentations.
>
>Provide all of your communication co-ordinates on a separate sheet:=20
>name, complete mailing address, phone numbers (office and residence),=20
>fax number and e-mail.
>
>A creative component will accompany the conference, with exhibitions,=20
>performances, and panel discussions involving visual poets. The working=20
>language of Eye Rhymes will be English. Additional information, concerning=
>=20
>publication and other details, will be provided in future communications.
>
>
>Exhibitions: call for entries
>"ImageNations" and "Cantextualities"
>--------------------------------
>
>mailing address:
>Department of Art and Design
>3-98 Fine Arts Building
>University of Alberta
>Edmonton, Canada T6G 2C9
>tel: (403) 492-3261
>fax: (403) 492-7870
>e-mail: eyerhyme@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
>website: http://www.ualberta.ca/~eyerhyme/
>
>The organizers invite you to submit entries for two juried international=20
>exhibitions, that=20
>will run in conjunction with the Eye Rhymes conference, which deals with=20
>the contemporary interface between literature and the visual arts.=20
>
>Entries are welcome from individuals unable to attend the conference in=20
>person, as well as from participants. The two exhibitions, ImageNations=20
>and Cantextualities, will take place at the Fine Arts Building (FAB)=20
>Gallery at the University of Alberta and at Latitude 53 Gallery in=20
>downtown Edmonton.
>
>The exhibitions will be organized according to themes or periods.=20
>The organizers are especially interested in entries dealing with Canadian=
>=20
>visual poetry, as well as works by creative practitioners.=20
>
>Entries of two- or three-dimensional work should be submitted in the form=
>=20
>of proofs or 35 mm slides and be accompanied by a written explanation of=20
>approximately 50 words in length for each entry. Only accepted entrants=20
>will be notified. Slides can be returned only if an envelope with a return=
>=20
>address is enclosed with the submission.
>
>Accepted entries must be accompanied by a one page resum=8E covering releva=
>nt=20
>biographical and professional details.=20
>
>Provide your name, complete mailing address, phone numbers=20
>(office and residence), fax number, and your e-mail address on a separate s=
>heet.
>
>Please send entries to the above address by 28 February 1997. Actual works =
>will=20
>be required by 1 May 1997.
>
>Please direct Eyerhymes exhibitions inquiries to Peter Bartl + Susan Colber=
>g=20
>at the above address/fax/phone.
>
>--------------------------
>sponsored by:
>the Faculty of Arts
>the Department of Art and Design
>the Department of English
>the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Studies
>the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library
>the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies
>
>Please circulate this proposal
>university of alberta


Once your program for the conference is final, could you please send me a flyer.
I am interested in attending.  Thank you.   Brooke Holve


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