Charles Bernstein

Frank Kuenstler's films

@ PennSound Cinema

"El Atlantis" (1973, 21 minutes)
from footage from the early or mid-1950s; soundtrack – a toy piano, played by Kuenstler, "tape slowed, edited, adjusted to fit the images" [Michael O'Brien]

Frank Kuenstler (1928-1996) was a poet best known for his remarkable LENS (1964, published by Film Culture; available in full from Eclipse). While Kuenstler's  work as a film maker was rumored, the films themeselves only surfaced recently, ...

Johanna Drucker on Close Listening

@ PennSound

Drucker by Bernstein
photo © 2006 Charles Bernstein

complete reading (28:41): MP3
complete conversation with Charles Bernstein(29:47):
MP3
Kelly Writers House, March 14, 2011

Joan Retallack on Close Listening

@ PennSound

Joan Retallack:  cover of How to Do Things with Words

Joan Retallack on Close Listening
February 26, 2011
reading  (27:04)   MP3
conversation with Charles Bernstein & Al Filreis (32:19)   MP3

The Son of Chico Dusty

Bernstein's Web Log now at Jacket2

Bernstein@J2
Bernstein@J2

I am putting on a new Jacket: New "web log" posts will be right here at Jacket 2 <https://jacket2.org/commentary/charles-bernstein>, while archives of posts from previous years will be accessible from link on the sidebar.

Bernadette Mayer & CAConrad

photo © Lawrence Schwartzwald

Mayer & Conrad

Feb. 11, 2011 at the Poetry Project