Synopses & Reviews
The spirit of Dada continues to thrive in this stunning annual collection of provocative and disruptive Dada-inspired art and writing culled from a plethora of top international contributors, with 50+ color images. Maintenant 9: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art is the latest edition of an annual collection of contemporary Dada work inspired by Dada instigator and Three Rooms Press spiritual advisor Arthur Cravan. This year’s theme, Techno-Prisoners,” features art illustrating the increasing dependence on technology taken to its most dystopian and absurd extremes. It features work by American writers and artists including Gerard Malanga, Exene Cervenka, Roger Conover, Charles Plymell, Mike Watt, W. K. Stratton, and Jerome Rothenberg, as well as an expanded selection of work by leading European, Asian, and Latin American dadaists including Jacques Lebel, David Barnes, Philip Meersman, Ulf Stolterfoht, Pontus Carle, and many more.
About the Author
Peter Carlaftes is a screenwriter, playwright, actor, poet, and editor. The author of A Year on Facebook, the poetry collections Drunkyard Dog, I Fold with the Hand I Was Dealt, and Triumph for Rent: Three Plays, he lives in New York City. Kat Georges is a writer, poet, editor, director, playwright, and designer. The author of Punk Rock Journal and Our Lady of the Hunger, she lives in New York City.