Klara du Plessis: I love poetry readings, but am often bored by them, whether attending or participating. Both in my creative and curatorial practice and in my scholarly research, I’ve been driven to think critically about literary curation and to knead the discipline into a more intentional site for the presentation and sharing of poetic work in performance.
SB The morning after I exert, after leaving the ground, my body is screaming. I get carried away in the dancing of it — the push and the push and the repetitive action and the momentum.
In scoring Yellow Towel, Michel and Nardone began with a series of questions to address the itinerant and obscure aspects of the work: What is legible in the moment of performance?
Can you talk about prose form and the need to reinvent and reshape it?