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Portuguese Experimental Poetry

Folhema [Leaflet], nos. 1 and 2 (all published)

Funchal: self-published, April and August 1966. Each issue composed of one single sheet, folded three times to create a pamphlet measuring 22.3 × 17 cm. Text printed to recto and verso in black, gray, and red. Very good.

All published of this periodical of concrete and experimental poetry, published and written by Portuguese writer, poet, and artist António Aragão (1921-2003), an eccentric and prolific artist and promoter of the avant-garde, considered among the leading Portuguese public figures of the twentieth century. Aragão was involved with numerous publishing projects and events, such as "1º caderno antológico de Poesia Experimental" (1964) and "Antologia da Poesia Concreta em Portugal" (1971), among many other landmark anthologies of experimental Portuguese poetry. He exhibited internationally and was involved in Mail Art exchanges. Aragão was also active as a painter and sculptor. As of July 2022, KVK, OCLC only show one holding in North America.

Book ID: 52198

Price: $1,250.00