Serpentine Gallery Poetry Marathon, 17-18th October, 2009

October 2009

An ambitious two-day poetry event taking place in London during Frieze Art Fair week and featuring unique performances from leading poets, writers, artists, philosophers, scholars and musicians.

The Poetry Marathon will include contributions from Vito Acconci, Etel Adnan, Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, Caroline Bergvall, Kenneth G. Bostock with Pablo León de la Barra and Cibelle, Boulevard Magenta/Enrique Juncosa, Stuart Brisley, Eleanor Bron, Nathan Cash Davidson, Keren Cytter with Andrew Kerton, Charlie Dark, Tacita Dean, Jimmie Durham, Dominic Eichler, Tracey Emin, Brian Eno, Mark van Eyck, James Fenton, Olivier Garbay, Gilbert & George, John Giorno, Édouard Glissant, Kenneth Goldsmith, Eugen Gomringer, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Alasdair Gray, Tim Griffin, Richard Hell, Geoffrey Hill, Sue Hubbard (presented by Susan Hiller), Karl Holmqvist, Michael Horovitz, Ranjit Hoskote, Grace Jones, Scott King with George Shaw, August Kleinzahler, Nick Laird, Sean Landers, Monika Lichtenfeld, Liliane Lijn, Sara MacKillop, Tom McCarthy with Henry Blofeld, Jonas Mekas with Edward Eke, Maria Mirabal, Eileen Myles, Daljit Nagra, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Philippe Parreno, Don Paterson, Holly Pester, Olivia Plender with Craig Burnett, Jeremy Reed with Itchy Ear, David Robilliard read by the Robilliards (Leo D. Burley and Rose Turner), Gerhard Rühm, Barry Schwabsky, Nancy Spero, Mladen Stilinović, The Bow-Wow Shop/Michael Glover, UbuWeb, Agnès Varda, Franz West, Saul Williams and Cerith Wyn Evans.

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