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LETTRIST NEWS JUNE 2018

BY FRÉDÉRIC ACQUAVIVA


Lemaître in Italy

news_june_18_01Why not take the opportunity of the summer sun to visit Genoa and admire some twenty new photographic prints by Lemaître, which are taken from his series “Done with Filming?” (based on his 1985-1990 movie with the same title), as well as the amazing and recently published book by Christian Lebrat and his editions Paris Expérimental.
until July 7
Gallery Martini & Ronchetti
Via Roma, 9, 16121 Genoa/Italy
www.magazineart.net/mostre/maurice-lema-tre-fin-de-tournage.html
https://expcinema.org/site/en/publishers/paris-experimental

Wolman at Musée Gassendi, Dignes/France

news_june_18_02Michel Giroud continues with his exhibitions at Musée Gassendi, with “Holy Mountains”, which puts together artists like Ben, George Brecht, Cage, Dupuy, Filliou, Gette, Giorno, Hausmann, Mac Low, Ono, Plossu, La Monte Young, as well as Gil Joseph Wolman with a truly fantastic diptych of “art scotch” on canvas.
until October 10
“Montagnes Sacrées”
Musée Gassendi
64 Bvd Gassendi, 04000 Digne-les-Bains/France
www.musee-gassendi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SMS.png

A CD by Broutin

news_june_18_03Next to avant garde icons such as Hermann Nitsch or Gerhard Rühm, the Berlin based label Tochnit Aleph publishes Broutain’s first Lettrist record, that comes at a perfect time to celebrate his 50 years of Lettrism. May this important release help him to go from shadow to light.
“Ere isouienne an 52: un musicien lettriste”
Gérard Broutin
Tochnit Aleph
, Berlin, (#TA124, CD, 300 copies)
www.tochnit-aleph.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=4072

Michel Onfray and Lettrism

news_june_18_04The philosopher of the media, Michel Onfray, has just published at Grasset the eleventh tome of his counter-story of philosophy, this time devoted to “The other Thought, May 68”. The title of the third chapter leaves us wordless: “Genius of Lettrism”!
“L’autre pensée 68”, contre-histoire de la philosophie 11”
Michel Onfray
Edition Grasset
, 528pp, 23,90€
https://www.grasset.fr/michel-onfray

Lettrism and poetry-performance

news_june_18_05At last, a readable and well documented book, published by Presses du Réel, written by Cristina de Simone, on this fundamental period that was Paris post-war, with among others the connections between Antonin Artaud’s return to the capital, the first Lettrists actions with Isou, Pomerand, Dufrêne, Brau, Wolman, Debord, Lemaître, and sound or action poetry by Gysin, Luca, Chopin, Heidsieck, Altagor.
“Proféractions! – Poésie en action à Paris (1946-1969)”
Cristina De Simone
Les Presses du Réel
, 560 pages, 28€
http://www.lespressesdureel.com/ouvrage.php?id=6059

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