way: A film by Konrad Steiner, in collaboration with Leslie Scalapino

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 5:00 pm
Leslie Scalapino was an Oakland-based poet and experimental prose writer, often associated with the Language poets whose passing left a huge imprint on the international poetry scene. Konrad Steiner's film is a visual response to Scalapino's reading of her epic poem, way. Steiner will be in person. Screenings at 6:30pm and 8pm. $10 general. $8 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts members, students, seniors and teachers. Free for YBCA:You members.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Screening Room, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in collaboration with The Poetry Center
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
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The intention of the film project is to create a musical space in cinema for the interplay of language and image. Through counterpoint, phrasing, tempo and rhythm, the visual and the verbal are joined in time to form a duet, or a conversation.