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Julien BLAINE (France)

Julien Blaine (1942, Rognac, France) Ц poet, artist, publisher, actor. He edited and published magazines on the visual and experimental poetry, such as: Les Carnets de lСOctéor (1962-63), Approches (1966-69), Robho (1967-71), Géranonymo (1970-75). He also edited and published a periodical experimental poetry review Doc(k)s (1975-91, 95 issues), one of the most significant editions of the non-traditional poetry and art of the 1970s-80s. On the basis of the established by him Editions NéPE (Ventabren) Blaine initiated publishing of literary collections, which included poetry books of authors from different countries. Among the collections are the following: Zerosscopiz (1979-89, 25 books), Unfinitude (1981-82, 20 books), Les Anthologies de lТAn 2000 (since 1973, 4 books), Les Anartistes (1972-88, 4 books), V.A.C. (since 1997, 11 books). He is the author of about fifty books and poetry editions, among them are such as: WM Quinzième (Ed. Les Carnets de lСOctéor, 1966), Paragenesi (Ed. Sampietro, 1968), Processus de déculturatisation (Ed. Tête de Feuilles, 1972), Elefanti e primi testi (Ed. Geiger, 1977), 13427 Poèmes métaphysiques (Ed. Evidant, 1986), Via Italia (Ed. Rara, 1990), Bimot (Ed. Evidant, 1990), Calmar (Ed. Spectres Familiers, 1993), Balimeke (Giona Ed., 1995), Pagure (Ed. Al Dante) and many others. He has directed five TV- and videofilms: Cycle solaire et cycle du carbone (Biennale de Paris, 1967), Rouge improvisé (Festival УNOФ, Bologna , 1969), Le défilement du film (Galerie Lara Vincy, Paris, 1980-81), Simulacre de massacre (Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles, 1984), LТarc cТest la Lyre (Centre G. Pompidou, Paris, 1997). As an actor since 1956 till 1999 he participated in 15 movies, TV- and videofilms, among the directors are the following: Sarenco, Ph. Agostini, R. Kramer, J.-L. Comolli, O. Iosseliani and others. Since1964 till 1999 J. Blaine held more than thirty solo exhibitions in various countries, including the exhibitions at the Galerie Lara Vincy (Paris, 1979, 1992), Franklin Furnace (New-York, 1980), Centre G. Pompidou (Paris, 1982) and many others. At different periods he was a member of experimental poetry groups: Machines à langage (1967), Hexa-one (1968), Groupe У:Ф (1968-69), Logomotive (1983-92). His sound poetry productions are published in the international anthologies (in MC, LP, CD-formats): Text und Aktionsabend II (Bern: A. Bitzos Ed., 1968), Baobab 3 (Reggio Emilia: Publiart Ed., 1977), Breathing Space (Los Angeles: P. Vangelisti Ed., 1979), Poliphonix (Milan: Multhipla Records Ed., 1981), Passé/Future-Radio Taxi #22 (Verone/Naples: Lotta Poetica & Studio Morra Ed., 1984) and many others. The works were broadcast on various radio channels in the USA, France, Canada, and so on, including: KPFK (Los Angeles), FR3 (Strasbourg), Radio Libertaire (Paris), NJB (Montreal) and others. He organised festivals of sound poetry in Avignon (1977-79), Cogolin (1984-86), Tarascon (1988-93), collaborated in the organisation of the international festival of the experimental poetry УPoliphonix,Ф and was one of the founders of the International Centre of Poetry in Marseilles (since 1989). In 1997, Blaine established the Centre of Contemporary Art V.A.C. (Ventabren Art Contemporain), where he regularly arranges and holds exhibitions, recitings, performances, etc. Julien Blaine lives and works in Ventabren (France).



УCalmarФ
(fragment, on CD-edition: 2Т45Ф)

Engineered and produced by Patrick Muller. Previously issued on the CD У3 contre 1Ф
(Paris: trAce label, 1999).
© 1999 Julien Blaine & trAce label, Paris.

Fragment, 1'00Ф:

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