Celebrity Cafe at the intersection of the avant-garde | par Philippe Franck
Initiated and coordinated by Jacques Donguy (poet, essayist, critic), Jean-François Bory (writer) and Sarah Cassenti (visual artist, performer and also here model maker), the magazine Celebrity Cate investigates new hybrid writings (in the broad sense) by recalling the major historical contributions of pioneers and avant-garde singularities who have contributed, sometimes without much recognition, to nourishing current intermedia creations using languages augmented by the integration of digital technologies.
Turbulences Vidéo #110
Transcultures is pleased to participate via articles and interviews written by several of its collaborators in the quarterly review Turbulences Vidéo, which, managed by Vidéoformes (Clermont-Ferrand/FR) since 1993, deals with current art and moving images in general, video art and digital cultures in particular.
In this issue 110 of Turbulences Vidéo (featuring a focus on Italian performer and intermedia artist Francesca Fini, Philippe Franck talks with the French art critic and writer Alexandre Castant about his transaesthetic vision and his last two books (Mort d’Athanase Shurail, his first published fiction and Visions de Mandiargue – modernité, avant-garde, expériences (in collaboration with Iwona Torkaska-Castant) and delivers a column on the latest -fourth – issue of the Celebrity Cafe review (featuring texts by William Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Raoul Hausmann, Augusto & Haroldo de Campos, Liliane Lijn, Philippe Boisnard, Eduardo Kac…) initiated by Jacques Donguy, Sarah Cassenti ad Jean-François Bory.
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