J. Donguy introduces the visual and sound experimentations of concrete poetry, from 1953 (Gomringer and de Campos
) to the current movements ("digital area"). The anthology, followed by an international bibliography, offers the first overview of this art, with 300 illustrations.
Poet, translator and art critic, Jacques Donguy (born 1943 in Paris) co-managed the gallery J & J Donguy in Paris from 1981 to 2000 with his brother. A pioneer of digital and sound poetry
in France, he brought out an anthology of Augusto de Campos
, the Brazilian concrete poet, published by Les presses du réel. He has taught at l'Université Paris I.