Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, CH-8004, Zürich, Switzerland.
Monday 29 October, 2012
Soup and drinks served.
A one-off reading at Corner College, Zurich, curated by Romy Rüegger and Lucie Kolb with Stefan Wagner. An event programmed in connection with an invited two-day seminar series led by Nick at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich, for the MFA Fine Art programme.
Patrick Wildgust, curator of the Laurence Sterne Trust and Nick Thurston, editor from information as material explain on BBC Radio York that self-publishing is nothing new. Laurence Strene from Coxwold was doing it 1759 when he wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Hear about the Do or DIY exhibition at Shandy Hall.
Nick Thurston read at Galerie éof, 15 rue Saint Fiacre, 75002 Paris at an event organised by Double Change (Fr) and curated by Vanessa Place (USA). The cycle of short readings was arranged as part of the congressional conference on experimental literatures at the Sorbonne University, Paris, where all of the poets reading were also speaking. You can watch the two-part video footage here and here featuring: Paal Bjelke Andersen (Norvège), Christian Bök (Canada), Marco Antonio Huerta (Mexique), Franck Leibovici (France), Swantje Lichtenstein (Allemagne), Vanessa Place (Etats-Unis), Carlos Soto-Román (Chili), Nick Thurston (Grande Bretagne).