Friday, December 16, 2011

the hermit and other poems

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'the hermit & other poems' is written by & starring Edgar Oliver. It includes 'The Hermit', poems excerpted from 'a portrait of new york by a wanderer there' and 'mother was a hit run driver' from his play 'Motel Blue 19'.

Join the Edgar Oliver group on facebook.

Original music composed for the film by Michal Szostalo & performed by Daniel Levin. Art by Aaron Howard.

Edgar Oliver started performing in New York at the Pyramid in the mid-1980's alongside artists including Hapi Phace, Kembra Pfahler, Samoa and playwright Kestutis Nakas.

As a playwright, many of Oliver's plays have been staged at La MaMa and other downtown NYC theatres, including The Seven Year Vacation, The Poetry Killer, Hands in Wartime, Motel Blue 19 and Mosquito Succulence.

As a stage actor, he has performed in countless plays including Edward II with Cliplight Theater, Marc Palmieri's Carl the Second, Lipsynka's Dial M for Model and numerous productions at Axis including Trinity 5:29, A Glance at New York (Edinburgh Festival Fringe & NYC), Julius Caesar, USS Frankenstein, the Hospital series, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid and the one-man show East 10th Street: Self Portrait with Empty House (written by Edgar & directed by Randy Sharp - Edinburgh Festival Fringe & NYC).

Edgar is also one of the most beloved storytellers at The Moth.

His film roles include That's Beautiful Frank, Henry May Long (directed by Axis' Randy Sharp) and Gentlemen Broncos (directed by Jared Hess). His published works include A Portrait of New York by a Wanderer There and Summer (published by oilcan press - oilcanpress.org); and The Man Who Loved Plants (published by Panther Books and available at Goodie.org).

Friday, December 9, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

roar

roar by mindbum
roar, a photo by mindbum on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
castro vs. nano rhino

nano dino

nano dino by mindbum
nano dino, a photo by mindbum on Flickr.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

have you ever watched something die?

Via Flickr:
regional anatomy plate 1892

exsanguinate

exsanguinate by mindbum
exsanguinate, a photo by mindbum on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
plate from 1892 regional anatomy

a poem from an upcoming collab artbook with cat gilbert. MEAT from ranch to table.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011

zen monster 3 release card

zen monster 3 release card by mindbum
zen monster 3 release card, a photo by mindbum on Flickr.

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readings by:

Barbara Henning, Lewis Warsh, Edgar Oliver, Kimberly Lyons,
Steve Dalachinsky, Yuko Otomo, Robyn Ellenbogen,
Fred Dewey, Brian Unger, Anselm Berrigan,
Ammiel Alcalay, Noah Fischer

music by adam bernstein
amerigo mackeral & the octave doktors



zenmonster.com
brooklynzen.org

Monday, September 26, 2011

book of broken pages

book of broken pages page 1book of broken pages pps 2 - 3book of broken pages pps 4 - 5book of broken pages pps 6 - 7book of broken pages pps 8 - 9book of broken pages pps 10 - 11
book of broken pages pps 12 - 13book of broken pages pps 14 - 15book of broken pages pps 16 - 17book of broken pages pps 18 - 19book of broken pages pps 20 - 21book of broken pages pps 22 - 23
book of broken pages p 24

book of broken pages, a set on Flickr.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/82608949/book-of-broken-pages-a-zine



Via Flickr:
the book of broken pages
jeff burnscollage p 2 steve dalachinsky collages pps 10-11 laki vazakasvideo stills p 4 jesse lee herdman drawings pps 5, 7
#2
aaron howard edgar oliver
yuko otomo ned wilbur heather utah tiffany asraf georgia luna dwight peters eli mattern janet barna rachel ferro
‘the epistles of amerigo mackeral 13-15 layout, collage & photos 1-3, 18 ‘under the sliding board’ 6-7 ‘the end of summer’5
‘sgt. william jasper’ 8-9 collage poem p 10
art 16, 24 ‘waveform heartline’12
drawings p 20 ‘surgical extractions’p 17 ‘the man who turned into a garden’ p 18
‘missed opportunites’ p. 23 assemblage pps 21-22
‘entheogen’
p 19

Thursday, September 1, 2011

birds of north america: by the rivers of babylon

birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 2birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 3birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 4birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 5birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 6 ampersand lake
birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 7birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 8birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 9birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 10birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 11birds of north america:  by the rivers of babylon 12

Via Flickr:
ad for audubon's birds of north america circa 1866
dutch map 1918
encyclopedia britannica map 1910
masterpieces and history of literature 1900
bulwer's novels 1880
college history notes 1934
mary wright book dedication 1866
the congressional globe 1852

bamboo notebook 1990s

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

libraries of light: spiral dispensaries of the soul

libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  page 1libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 2-3libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 4-5libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 6-7libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 8-9libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 10-11
libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 12-13libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 14-15libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 16-17libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 18-19libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 20-21libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 22-23
libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul   pps 24-25Ilibraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 26-27libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 28-29libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 30-31libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 32-33libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 34-35
libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 36-37libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  pps 38-39libraries of light:  spiral dispensaries of the soul  p. 40




Via Flickr:
a book that never exists. it is always never here before.