New work in Brooklyn Rail

from We Do the Polis in Different Voices, July-Aug 2013 issue just out — 

Recent Audio & Video

From the Poetry & Revolution Conference, Birbeck College, London, May 2012:

“Radio Poetry Birbeck” w Mark Nowak & Joan Retallack, hosted by Will Rowe & Stephen Mooney

“We Are All Sound: Poetics & Public Space in Occupy Oakland” (panel paper)


excerpts from “So Much Depends” @ Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland, June 2013

Abby Crain/LOOK, “What we are doing when we remember what we are doing” @ Kunst-toff Arts, SF, Jan 2013 

Abby Crain/LOOK, “This is nothing new. These are some things we are chewing on, and this time you can watch” @ the Garage, SF, Dec 2011

Upcoming gigs

Thurs 4/11: reading w Juliana Spahr, Joshua Clover, & Marianne Morris. People’s Coop Books, Vancouver, 730pm

Fri 4/12: Talks/readings/discussion on poetry and activism, w Juliana Spahr, Joshua Clover, & Brian Ang, @ SFU Barnaby Campus, Bennett Library, 12pm

Fri 4/19: reading w Frank Sherlock, Poetry Project, NY, 10pm

The Simulators @ Artbound

29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

an excerpt from a novel in progress…

thanks to Hillary Mushkin for the solicitation–

A Neural Net

downloadable here 

Collectively assembled by Rachel Levitsky & Ira Livingston (OoRS), Jen Hofer (ANTENA), Jen Scappettone, Kathy Westwater, & Seung-Jae Lee (PARK), and myself (BARGE)

for the Ecopoetics Conference panel “Ground Scores: Unburying Ecologies Through Embodied Practice”


New publications


“Push” – a performance text by myself & Abby Crain, in the new Itch #15

& “17 Reasons Why” in Mission 17, 2004-2009, ed Clark Buckner & Laura Mott

On Performance & Writing @ Jacket2

Blogging at Jacket2 for the next few months …

Updated Pennsound page

new & old work, including video, here

thanks to Michael Hennessey for putting it together—

Fresh Festival 2013

I’m dancing with Abby Crain/LOOK next Saturday night as part of a showing of new/work-in-progress, on a bill with the amazing Scott Wells & Jess Curtis. All part of La Alternativa’s Fresh Festival. (plus a ‘sound session/closing party’ after the show!)

details at (scroll down for performances)

Sat 1/12, 830 pm / $15
KUNST-STOFF arts | 1 Grove Street | SF


Feliz Lucia Molina, A Letter to Kim Jong-Il Looking at Things, nd, Ya-Wen Ho, last edited [insert time here], tinfish, 2012, Juan Pablo Villalobos, Down the Rabbit Hole, trans Rosalind Harvey, FSG, 2010/11, Juliana Spahr, Dynamic Positioning, Belladonna, 2012, Eva Sjödin, Inner China, trans Jennifer Hauashida, Litmus, 2002/5, Hu Fang, New Species of Spaces, e-flux, 2009, Roberto Bolaño, Woes of the True Policeman,  Keston Sutherland, The Rictus Flag, Object Permanence, 2002, Anthony Barnett, North North I Said No Wait a Minute South Oh I Don’t Know (148 Political Poems), Allardyce, 1982, Lisa Robertson, The Men, BookThug, 2006, Joyelle McSweeney, Flet, Fence, 2007, Irit Rogoff, “We—Collectivities, Mutualities, Participants,” n.d., Martin Kippenberger (sic), The Happy End of the Happy End of Kafka’s America, NaNoWriNiMo, 2012, Rebecca Schneider, Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reencactment, Routledge, 2011, Lindsey Boldt, Overboard, Publication Studio, 2012, Justin Katko, Death of Pringle, Film Forum, 2012,  Robert Ashley, Quicksand, Burning Books, 2011, Anne Carson, Antigonick, NDP, 2012, Laura Schultz, “Missing Link: Gertrude Stein & Postdramatic Theater,” nd, Shiv Kotecha, Paint the Rock, Troll Thread, 2011, Nicole Brossard, Mauve Desert, trans Susanne de Lotbiniere-Harwood, 1987, Giannina Braschi, Empire of Dreams, trans Tess O’Dwyer, 1988/94,  The LA Telephone Book, ed BKS?, 2012, Eduardo Halfoun, The Polish Boxer, multiple trans, 2011, Kenzaburo Oë, A Personal Matter, trans John Nathan, 1965, Yvonne Rainer, Poems, Badlands, 2012, Herman Melville, Benito Cerano, 1855, Barrett Watten, Bad History, Atelos, 1998, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale, 1985, Siarite Kouka, The Swing, trans Susan Gevirtz et al, 2011, and Dandelion #37.3, eds Kevin Eckhoff & Jake Kennedy, 2012