Topic Descriptor: concrete poetry×
  • Desexpl(l)os(ign)ção
    Campos, Haroldo de; Campos, Augusto de
    This brochure was designed in 1996 for the exhibition Desexp(l)os(ign)ição (a compound word meaning something like ignited-signs-that-do-not-explode-in-the-non-exhibition). This event was a historical celebration of the Exposiç& [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315953

  • Música e poesia concreta
    Mendes, Gilberto, 1922-2016
    This essay, written by Gilberto Mendes, the Brazilian composer of experimental music, appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition Projeto Construtivo Brasileiro na Arte (1977). Mendes provides a brief description of how creators of Concrete poetry [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315272

  • Poesia Concreta: as ambiguidades da ordem
    Coutinho, Wilson, 1947-2003
    This essay, written by Wilson Coutinho, the Brazilian curator and art critic, appeared in the catalogue for the exhibition Projeto Construtivo Brasileiro na Arte (1977). Coutinho discusses the context in which Concrete poetry developed in Brazil in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315240

  • Poesia concreta —a dinâmica do in(con)cluso
    Figueiredo, Luiz Antônio de
    In this essay Luiz Antônio de Figueiredo discusses some of the parallel developments in the fields of Concrete poetry and Concrete art. In the 1950s “they both started to map out the routes of non-figurative art, which was exploring [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1315224

  • Poesia visual : reciclagem e inovação
    Menezes, Philadelpho, 1960-
    In this essay, the Brazilian poet Philadelpho Menezes pinpoints the origins of visual poetry, coining an expression to classify its forms, “intersign poetry.” He observes that visual poetry is not a synonym for “Concrete poetry,” even if that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111132

  • Busca da dimensão mais firme para a realidade
    Plaza, Julio, 1938-2003
    This is an interview with Julio Plaza where he revealed his personal views about art, stating that he considered it a cultural product, as he did not believe it had the capability to universally please all audiences and social groups. He commented on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110750

  • Poesia concreta
    Campos, Augusto de
    In this text, Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos presents the aims of Concrete poetry and explains how it transcends the historical parameters of the poetry tradition. Noigandres—the group that de Campos represents—envisions “the word” as an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090169

  • Plano-pilôto para poesia concreta
    Campos, Augusto de; Campos, Haroldo de; Pignatari, Décio
    This article by the Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos, which sounds like a manifesto, lists the conceptual guidelines and the historical and theoretical references of concrete poetry. It underscores that the movement represents “the end of a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1090135

  • Arte concreta: objeto e objetivo
    Pignatari, Décio
    In this editorial, which appeared in the magazine A & D (Arquitetura & Decoração), Décio Pignatari discusses the poetry that was presented at the I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta (1956). When concrete [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087349

  • Sobre las artes aplicadas a la necesidad revolucionaria y el arte de la invención concreta
    Contreras, Simón
    This text is a programmatic source that reports the active participation of the Concrete Invention at the core of a socialist construction of the world that would be based on the creation of new natural elements, both mechanical and technical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731580

  • Sobre la invención poética
    Bayley, Edgar
    This document is a programmatic source that established the bases for the creation of Argentinean concrete poetry and how it differed from other forms of poetry that, until that time, related poems to certain objects in the search for logical meaning [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731495

  • Las etapas de la invención poética
    Bayley, Edgar
    This article by Edgar Bayley reviews the different movements of modern poetry until it arrives at Invencionismo [Invention-ism], a movement in which words were composed in a new order quite different from logic, thus transforming them into the real [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 730768