An evening of sound poetry, digital literature and performance featuring Benerva, Chris Novello and Ricardo Castillo
McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St.
BENjamin Moreno and MiNERVA Reynosa (Benerva) together account for seven books of poetry and fiction, over ten awards and fellowships and a number of digital media installations and performances shown in Mexico, the U.S., Spain, Morocco, Germany and Russia.
Chris Novello relates to systems as art; he longs for a culture that designs computer programs as philosophy objects, abstract playgrounds, and heartfelt/personal communicative endeavors. He lives in Providence, RI and publishes work via paperkettle.com & @paperkettle
Ricardo Castillo is the author of ten books of poetry, two audio cds, and the interactive, multi-media board game experiment La maquine del instante de formulacion poetica, recipient of the Universidad de Madrid-Microsoft Literaturas en español del texto al Hipermedia award in 2008. As a sound poet he has performed in a number of theaters, bars and poetry festivals, both by himself and in collaboration with different musicians, choreographers and dance artists. He is a member of the department of Literary Studies at the University of Guadalajara.