ART ENCOUNTERS | Appearance & Essence | 3-31 OCTOBER 2015 TIMISOARA | ARAD
(Radio România Cultural, Observatorul cultural)
Bogdan Ghiu was born on the 5th of July 1958. He is a poet, essayist, critic and theoretician (literature, arts, media), translator. He published poetry, such as ‘Fragments from the Manual’ in Cinci, 1982; ’46 helpful calligrams’ in 9 poeți, 1984; The author manual, 1989; The poem with 1 meter side, 1996 (Union of Writers prize); The art of consumption, 1996 (Union of Writers prize); Arhipelogs, 1997; Pants and shirt, 2000; The author manual (complete and final edition), 2004; (The cartboard poem) Traces of destruction on Mars, 2006; essays: Grams, 1997; The glass eye. Texts about television. 1991-1997, 1997; Evul Media or the terminal man, 2002; Faculty of Letters. Small handbook of wrong thinking, 2004 (Bucharest Writters Association Award). translations from M. Foucault, J. Derrida, P. Bourdieu, G. Deleuze, F. Guattari, G. Bataille, J. Baudrillard, H. Bergson, P. Ricoeur, R. Rorty, P. Veyne, S. Kofman, D. Anzieu, Sade, Baudelaire, Artaud, M. Leiris, M. Duras, Annie Le Brun etc. He can be heard daily on Radio Romania Cultural (national Romanian radio station) and read weekly in Observatorul cultural (national Romanian newspaper).
16.10.2015, Sala Vieneză
17:00 – 18:00 Talk:
Bogdan Ghiu - Be East: Between the Indistinct and the Intimidating, Design and Drawing. Art in the New Economies of Attention and Terror