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 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.