The Olive Reading Series is very pleased to present Jeff Carpenter!
Date: Tues 12th February 2013
Place: Empress Ale House
Address: 9912 82 Avenue Edmonton
The Olive is very pleased to host an evening with Jeff Carpenter!
With a style rooted in live performance, collaboration, radical innovation, and formal hybridity, Jeff Carpenter has participated in Edmonton’s diverse and thriving literary and performing arts culture for over ten years. In addition to a growing number of juvenilia and ephemera, he is author of the chapbook malachi on foot (Red Nettle Press, 2008); and, with glenN robsoN, as the sound poetry duo Tonguebath, he authored and performed Dun John & Dr Agon (Extra Virgin Press, 2010). He has collaborated with Mile Zero Dance artists on several multimedia projects. At the John Cage Centennial Celebration put on by New Music Edmonton in 2012, he performed Cage’s Lecture on Nothing in its entirety. He was a featured performer at the Edmonton Poetry Festival in 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has taught sound poetry in workshops in schools, universities, and the Edmonton Public Library.
He is currently wrapping up a poetry+sound ecology project, listen river city, thanks to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts’ generous support. Carpenter is acting Acting Director of the ARG, an award-winning ”pataphysical dunk tank, and is Foreign Correspondent for the ARG’s dead-but-dreaming organ, noth.ca.