Meshworks is a site dedicated to documenting and preserving video and sound recordings of writing in performance. The site’s title is taken from an essay by cris cheek in Additional Apparitions: Poetry, Performance, and Site-Specificity: “Each poetry reading is a meshwork, a gathering, of differentially inflected components.” more >>


Requirements

To play the video files on this site, you will need to have the latest version of the free QuickTime player installed. If you have trouble viewing the videos, we have a selection up on our YouTube Page

 RECENT ADDITIONS

post_moot 2010

Miami University – April 22-25, 2010
View a sampling of the performances on our YouTube channel. The event included papers, live writing, poets theater, neo-benshi, sound art, talk-based poetics, voice art, collaboration, polylingualism, lyric meditations, translation, poetry readings, public writing interventions, sound poetry, visual poetry, eco poetics and text-based installation.– movie files of this event >>

Kuba Mokrosinski

Kuba Mokrosinski SoundEye 2005 – Cork, Ireland.
Kuba Mokrosinski was born in 1980 in Lodz, Poland. He has published short stories and poems and translations from English. His first collection of poems, Karate Kon, appeared in 2004. – movie and mp3 files of this event >>

Lee Harwood

Lee Harwood SoundEye 2005 – Cork, Ireland.
Born in 1939, Lee Harwood is one of the leading English poets of his generation, the author of many books. His Collected Poems were published by Shearsman in 2004. – movie and mp3 files of this event >>

Dana Ward

Dana Ward Miami University – Oxford, Ohio – 4.1.08.
Dana Ward is the author of Goodnight Voice (House Press 2008), the Drought (Open 24hrs), & Roseland (Editions Louis Wain). He lives in Cincinnati where he edits Cy Press & works as an advocate for adult literacy at the Over-the-Rhine Learning Center. – movie and mp3 files of this event >>