WERNER LAMBERSY & PATRICIA CASTEIX MENIER - JUNE 2004 |
Both poets from Paris spent 3 weeks im summer 2004 in our cottage in Achill Island.
I know Werner and Patricia since the mid eighties
and published 3 of his poetry books in the 90's in Luxembourg.
"Achill Island note book" from Werner lambersy
was published in France at Editions Rhubarbe in 2006.
|Poet Werner Lambersy was born in Antwerp, Belgium on November 16, 1941.|
During his career he has published over forty volumes of poetry,
translated into more languages than almost any other Belgian writer.
"Maitres et maisons de the" (Masters and Tea Houses, 1979) is his most
celebrated work and a landmark in French writing.
Lambersy has been honored with literary prizes worldwide,
and is an active supporter of the French literature of Belgium.
GOTTFRIED BRAUNLING - APRIL 2008 |
A close friend and collaborator of AR Penck, Gottfried fled East germany
for the West in the eighties. I met him in the late eighties and together
we printed 2 screen print editions in 90 and 95 in Luxembourg
Gottfried is a multi talented artists: painting, drawing, sculpture, printing...|
In Achill he printed 2 books in silk screen as homage to greec friend and writer
Yannis Ritsos. These books were launched in Berlin in may 2008 at an event
around Ritsos' 100 birthday celebration..
"Yannis Ritsos - Hommage"
|Gottfried Braunling also left behind 2 wall paintings on Redfoxpress' studio..
BERND REICHERT - JUNE 2009|
Originally from Magdeburg in East Germany, Bernd is a visual poet,
fluxus artist and excellent collagist living in Brussels.
I had contact with Bernd through the mail art scene and met him
for the first time at a book fair in Germany in 2004.
Redfoxpress published "Differential References" with his collages in 2007.|
He is also a regular contributor to our mail art projects
and to "Franticham's Assembling Boxes".
In Achill he made a suite of 19 visual poems "News of the day" silkscreen printed
in an edition of five on acid free Catalonian 200grs Aquari handmade paper,
assembled in a linen covered cardboard book box.
FRITZ SAUTER - AUGUST 2010 |
Fritz is a neo-dada artist from Schaffhausen in Switzerland.
We met for the first time in 2009 in Mainz in Germany
and published a small book "Cadavre Burlesque"
with his drawings, paintings and collages.
He contributes also regularly to "Franticham's Assembling Boxes".
"HAEUSLICHES BEISAMMENSEIN" has been printed in Achill |
during the 2 weeks of his stay here. This edition contains poems and
13 screen prints by Fritz printed in 50 copies.
Francis Van Maele
Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland