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Close Listening: reading and conversation with Charles Bernstein, May 10, 2006

Program #1:

Richard Foreman in Conversation with Charles Bernstein (28:30): MP3

Program #2:

Foreman reads from his prose works.

Full Program (26:52): MP3

Singles:

  1. Some Notes on My Next Project - Zomboid (12:09): MP3
  2. from No-Body: a novel in parts (Overlook Press, 1996) (14:43): MP3

Program #3:

Foreman reads from his plays

Full Program (27:03): MP3

Singles:

  1. from Bad Boy Nietzsche (5:49): MP3
  2. from Pearls for Pigs from Paradise Hotel and Other Plays (Overlook Press, 2001) (10:59): MP3
  3. from Wake Up, Mr. Sleepy, Your Unconscious Mind Is Dead (8:14): MP3
  4. from Permanent Brain Damage, from Paradise Hotel (1:57): MP3

Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1. © 2006 Richard Foreman and Charles Bernstein Studio Engineer: Darrell McNeill


Now You See It Now You Don’t: a film by Richard Foreman, 2017

produced by Bridge Films, Sophie Haviland and Richard Foreman and the Ontological Hysteric Theater

Released and exclusively distributed by PennSound Cinema

Reading for Segue Series at the ZINC Bar, October 4, 2014

  • Old Fashioned Prostitutes (43:35): MP3

Reading at Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.

Zomboid, 2006

"Such camera" January 12 - April 9, 2006:

"Caplan camera":

The Gods Are Pounding My Head, 2005

King Cowboy Rufus, January 8 - April 18, 2004

Panic, 2003

Maria del Bosco, 2002

Now That Communism is Dead My Life Feels Empty!, 2001

  • Loop 1 (0:26): MP3
  • Loop 2 (0:35): MP3
  • Loop 3 (0:14): MP3
  • Loop 4 (0:13): MP3
  • Loop 5 (0:16): MP3
  • Loop 6 (0:11): MP3
  • Loop 7 (0:23): MP3
  • Loop 8 (0:32): MP3
  • Loop 9 (0:19): MP3
  • Loop 10 (0:12): MP3
  • Loop 11 (0:16): MP3
  • Loop 12 (0:23): MP3
  • Loop 13 (0:15): MP3
  • Loop 14 (0:16): MP3
  • Loop 15 (0:14): MP3
  • Loop 16 (0:52): MP3
  • Loop 17 (0:12): MP3
  • Loop 18 (0:30): MP3
  • Loop 19 (0:16): MP3
  • Loop 20 (0:14): MP3
  • Loop 21 (0:26): MP3
  • Loop 22 (1:14): MP3
  • Loop 23 (2:35): MP3
  • Nietzche, Berlin, 2000

    Hotel Fuck, 1998

    Pearls for Pigs, 1997

    Benita Canova, 1997

    Brain Damage, 1996

    The Universe, 1996

    I've Got The Shakes, 1995

    My Head Was a Sledgehammer, 1994, low view

    Samuel's Major Problems, 1993

    Reading at the SUNY Buffalo, March 10, 1993

    • complete reading (49:47): MP3

    The Mind King, 1992

    Eddie Goes To Poetry City, Part 2, New York, 1991

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, NYC, January 13, 1990

    Complete reading (26:08): MP3

    Eddie Goes To Poetry City, Seattle, 1990

    Full Play:

    Excerpts:

    Lava, 1989

    Symphony of Rats, 1988

    Side View:

    Above View:

    Cure, 1986

    Bataille, 1983, longshot

    Luogo and Barsaglio (Place and Target), 1980

    What To Wear, date unknown

    Early Work Excerpts

    Excerpts from Rhoda in Potatoland, Livre des Splendors (Paris), Blvd de Paris, 3 Penny Opera, Book of Splendors (NY), Sophia The Cliffs

    Ch 1:

    Ch 2:

    Ch 3:

    Ch 4:

    Ch 5:

    Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics, hosted by Leonard Schwartz

    • Episode #24/25, "The Forest of Symbols," 2004 (31:02): MP3
    • Episode #65, "Richard the II," 2005 (28:16): MP3
    • Episode #104, "Zomboid and Monk," 2006 (29:06): MP3
    • Episode #137, "Girly Man/Wake Up Mr. Sleepy!" (29:03): MP3
    • Episode #173, "Wake UP! The Books Are On Fire!," 2008 (29:25): MP3
    • Episode #203: "Performances" (17:51): MP3

    Also of Interest:

    Henry Hills' King Richard, which features Foreman

    Richard Foreman on PennSound Daily

    © 2009 Richard Foreman. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with permission of Richard Foreman. Distributed by PennSound.