Posted 3rd May 11 by in

“I have conceived of , a literary exercise that explores the aesthetic potential of genetics in the modern milieu, doing so in order to make literal the renowned aphorism of William S Burroughs, who declared “the word is now a virus.” In this experiment, I propose to address some of the sociological implications of biotechnology by manufacturing a “xenotext” – a beautiful, anomalous poem, whose “alien words” might subsist, like a harmless parasite, inside the cell of another life-form.”

Xenotext creator and best-selling experimental poet heads up a night of extreme language play at Vibe Live, Brick Lane. Enter the surreal universe of (Will we see the return of The Wolf?), better yourself with avant-garde micro-lecturer and explore the boundaries of fiction and art writing with . All packaged and delivered by Master of Ceremonies , who may throw in a few univocalisms along the way.

Our resident DJ has been trawling through avant-garde audio archive for the choicest cuts of concrete poetry, sound art and textual innovations. Get ready…

Doors at 7.30pm. £6.50 adv (be quick), or £8 on the door.

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