Special issue dedicated to the recent work of the Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos. Featuring two prefaces by Jacques Donguy and Augusto de Campos, a large selection of digital works, an afterword by Jean-François Bory, and a set of appendices.
Edited by Jacques Donguy, Sarah
Cassenti and Jean-François Bory, Celebrity Cafe is a literary journal, in the
artistic sense of the term, anchoring the contemporary creation in the
avant-gardes of the early XXth century.
Born 1931 in São Paulo, Augusto de Campos is, with his brother Haroldo, one of the founders of the concrete poetry movement in Brazil. He is also a translator, music critic and visual artist. From 1980 Augusto de Campos has worked intensively with new media and has presented his poems in the form of video-texts, neon lights, electrical panels, holograms, laser lights, infographics and multimedia elements.