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Erica Hunt

photo by Charles Bernstein © 2006

Close Listening - reading and conversation with Charles Bernstein at WPS1.org Clocktower Studio, New York, June 20, 2005

Conversation

  1. introduction by Charles Bernstein (0:45): MP3
  2. on poetry as social praxis (14:20): MP3
  3. on the influence of jazz (2:33): MP3
  4. on the sources for her works (2:50): MP3
  5. on identity poetics and the Twenty-First Century Foundation (5:32): MP3
  6. on the Cave Canem Workshop (2:32): MP3
Complete Recording (28:34): MP3

Reading

Complete Recording (30:39): MP3

from Piece Logic

  1. The small print (1) (0:56): MP3
  2. The small print (2) (0:53): MP3
  3. "The great reigns are only the enlarged projections of little thieves" - Augustine (6:07): MP3
  4. Invisible Hands (3:18): MP3
  5. Proof (1:55): MP3
  6. Poem for a Second (1:36): MP3
  7. Poem for the Future (1:30): MP3
  8. There's Living Done (1:31): MP3
  9. from Arcade

  10. Ecstasy (1:24): MP3
  11. The Voice of No (1:01): MP3
  12. Arcade (3:12): MP3
  13. (parabola) -- from The Long View (2:04): MP3
  14. #4 ("not a branch stirred") from Piece Logic (1:42): MP3
  • Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1
  • © 2005 Erica Hunt and Charles Bernstein
  • WPS1 Studio Engineer: Darrell McNeill


Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna Reading Series, New York, September 24, 2009

reading with Kathleen Fraser (54:44): MP3

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complete discussion (26:53): MP3

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Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, January 17, 2009

  1. introduction (6:37): MP3
  2. Stumped by Achilles' infinite steps (2:51): MP3
  3. Prime Space (1:06): MP3
  4. The statues try to speak but their lips move very slowly (0:43): MP3
  5. Curmudgeon (0:05): MP3
  6. Privacy (0:07): MP3
  7. What part of this present do you like? (0:03): MP3
  8. In walk-through attire there's no deliberate fashion (0:31): MP3
  9. The approximate metaphor for the way I do my jobs (0:11): MP3
  10. No two vowels the same (0:21): MP3
  11. There's more than meets the on and on (0:17): MP3
  12. All these relays have shortened the time it takes (0:18): MP3
  13. Thomas (2:33): MP3
  14. What We Do Not Dream We Cannot Manufacture (1:01): MP3
  15. The Slippery Slope (1:11): MP3
  16. This is no time for nail-biting (1:03): MP3
  17. Love (2:47): MP3
  18. Rorschach of Race in America (22:00): MP3

complete recording (45:20): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #11, discussing Hunt's "the voice of no," October 6, 2008

listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Reading with Akilah Oliver, and Tribute to kari edwards, Belladonna* Reading Series, Dixon Place, New York, December 12, 2006

Poetry and Empire: Post-Invasion Poetics, KWH and ICA, UPenn, October 17-18, 2003

Friday, October 17, reading from Piece Logic and The Great Brains (8:40): MP3
Saturday, October 18 reading (3:41): MP3

Reading as part of The Line Reading Series, October 3, 2000

complete reading (30:11): MP3

Expanding the Repertoire: Continuity and Change in African-American Writing, Participating in Panel Discussions at Small Press Traffic, April 2000

  • Panel 1 (2:14:40): MP3
  • Panel 2 (1:36:39): MP3
  • Panel 3 (1:54:33): MP3
Recordings courtesy of David Buuck, who has dedicated an issue of his journal Tripwire to the conference.

Reading at Wednesdays @ 4Plus, University at Buffalo, March 2, 1994

complete reading (53:54): MP3

Reading at the Ear Inn (with Diane Ward), May 20, 1990:

Part One (20:52), Part Two (14:37)

Politics of Poetic Form Lecture and Discussion at The New School, New York October 14, 1988

  • I. Lecture - "Notes for an Oppositional Poetics" (38:04): MP3
  • II. Discussion (1:30:18): MP3

Presented at The New School, Wolfson Center for National Affairs, New York as part of "The Politics of Poetic Form" series and published in The Politics of Poetic Form, ed. Charles Bernstein (New York: Roof Books, 1990).

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, February 28, 1987

complete reading (29:52): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, New York, June 8, 1985

  1. introduction (1:58): MP3
  2. from Local History (5:25): MP3
  3. Radio Howdy (1:41): MP3
  4. Getting Even (3:24): MP3
  5. After a Tune (1:22): MP3
  6. Move (1:56): MP3
  7. Preface (2:20): MP3
  8. Reach Extended (9:06): MP3
  9. Just mention me (10:58): MP3

complete reading (39:08): MP3

St. Mark's Talks, October 24, 1984

"Politics and Language"


Reading at the Village Gate, NY, June 18, 1984.

Featuring Charles Bernstein, Steve McCaffery, and Erica Hunt.
0:00 3 FIFTHS EQUALS (from Legend, read with Steve McCaffery)
15:18 Introduction to Entitlement
16:49 Entitlement (Charles Bernstein as John Milton, Diane War as Jenny Lind, Erica Hunt as Liubov Popova)
complete recording (24:35): MP3

Erica Hunt, Evidence (c. 1983): a film by Phill Niblock



Appearing on In the American Tree, hosted by Alan Bernheimer, August 12, 1979

  1. introduction (0:16): MP3
  2. Night Baseball (0:38): MP3
  3. Radio Nights (0:31): MP3
  4. Four Roses (0:39): MP3
  5. Higher Numbers, Intimate (0:27): MP3
  6. "We live on a round earth and are forced to observe the sun" (1:57): MP3
  7. Market Street Jams (3:41): MP3
  8. "Sand was as deep as he went in" (1:47): MP3
  9. "He does not know what to think now" (1:18): MP3
  10. Four Poems (4:52): MP3
  11. The Conservation of Volume (11:08): MP3

complete recording (29:27): MP3

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