repository of visual, concrete & poetry

UbuWeb was founded in November of 1996, initially as a repository for visual, concrete and, later, sound poetry. Over the years, UbuWeb has embraced all forms of the avant-garde and beyond. Its parameters continue to expand in all directions.”

I clicked on this link and listened to Rose Hobart, a movie made by the artist Joseph Cornell.

He took a 1931 movie (East of Borneo)

and reduced it to 17 minutes and used Nestor Ahmal’s record, “Holiday in Brazil” for the background music. mucho fun. The record doesn’t seem to be available except in vinyl. According to the wiki entry linked above, Cornell found this record in a junk shop.

The site plays the entire movie, I just have the music playing in the background.

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