Caroline Bergvall is a poet and performance artist based in London, England. Her books include Eclat (Sounds&Language, 1996), Goan Atom, 1: Doll (Krupskaya, 2001). She has developed audiotexts as well as collaborative performances and installations with artists in galleries and at festivals. Most recently, the sound-text installation Say: "Parlsey" at the Liverpool Biennial (2004) and Little Sugar for TEXTsFestival (Manchester, 2005). Her collection FIG (Goan Atom, 2) is due out with Salt in 2005. Her new CD, VIA: poems 1994-2004, is published by Rock Drill (Summer 05). Her critical work is chiefly concerned with context-led writing and performance text practices. She is Research Fellow in Performance Writing at Dartington and co-chair of the Writing Program on the MFA at Bard College.
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Not that there is an easy collusion between politics and writing. Nor an easy translatability between texts and languages.
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