Archival Work: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Poetry Center with Basil King & Myung Mi Kim

Introduced by Steve Dickison
Date and Time: 
October 19, 2004 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House, Spring Street

Sampling the vast American Poetry Archives (1954-present) housed at the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, poet Myung Mi Kim presents ". . .in a manner of listening. . . ,” using a range of recordings to demonstrate the use of sound as a compositional element in the work of a number of poets. Poet and painter Basil King will play selections from the Poetry Center’s 1969 recording of Paul Blackburn and discuss the work of this central figure of the New York poetry scene of the 1950’s and 60’s.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations