A collection of small artists' books
dedicated to experimental, concrete and visual poetry,
or any work combining text and visual arts
in the spirit of dadaism or fluxus.
A6 format (10.5x15 cm / 4 x 6") - 40 pages - January 2009
hardcover, thread and quarter cloth binding
laser printing on ivory paper.
price: 15 euro / 20 US $ / 13 UK Sterling
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and receive each book with invoice.
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J.M.Calleja was born in Mataro, Spain, in 1952.
Visual poet and performer in the world of the image
(photography-cinema): he realised various experimental
films (s/8mm) between 1976-81.
Active participant, coordinator and curator of many different
Experimental and Visual Poetry events and exhibitions.
He made performances in Spain, France, Italy, Mexico,
Brazil, Argentine, Uruguay...
Calleja has published in numerous poetry magazines:
Doc(k)s, Commonpress, Daina, Vile, Poesia, Plage, Arte
Postale, Cervo Volante, Views, Vltismo, Artefactos, Cultura,
Faig, P.O.Box, Zurgai, Texturas, Offerta Speciale, Terrible
Work, Farrago, Anfora Nova, Generator Press...
J.M.Calleja published many collections of visual poetry:
Llibre de les hores (1981), + que mai per als ulls (1988),
Mixtures (1993), Transfusions (1996), C'o'ctel (1999),
Alfabia (2000), Desfilada (2003), Altri (2004),
Transbord (2006), Homenajes (2007)...
and coordinated four anthologies: 17 (Spanish Experimental
Poetry) with J.A. Sarmiento (1980), Poesia Visual (1991),
Poesia Experimental-93 (1993) and V I (r) U S (Catalan
Experimental Poetry) (2005).
Other works of creation:
Object: Efigie (1984). Folders: Carta de'amor (1989)
and Quartet (1989).
Artist's books (one copy): Invisible (1991), Fuga (1994)
and Still Life (1999)
Personal page: www.jmcalleja.com
Francis Van Maele
Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland