Madrid: Publicaciones Españolas Cuadernos de Arte, 1967. Large square softcover 8vo in printed wraps with pages printed in black and white, three in color. Unpaginated (ca. 60 pp.) Text in Spanish. Very good with rubbing to covers, including light bumps to head and tail of spine lightly cracking the paper boards, and trace amounts of age toning. To which is added a saddle-stapled 4 pp. supplement printed in black and white. Both with a small blue ‘cooperativa de producción artistica’ rubber stamp.
Catalog issued on the occasion of an international concrete and experimental poetry conference held in Madrid June 30 – 10 July, 1967. Featuring shorter and longer essays on the topic by Carlos Areán, Rafael Leoz de la Fuente, Max Bense, Eugen Gomringer, Pierre Garnier, Arthur Petronio, Stephen Bann, Franz Mon, Mario Chamie, Equipo Noigandres, Julien Blaine, Francisco Salazar, and Ignacio Gómez de Liaño. Also featuring concrete and visual poems by Eugen Gomringer, Augusto de Campos, Haroldo de Campos, Carlo Belloli, Franz Mon, John Furnival, Franco Verdi, Hansjörg Mayer, Josef Hirsal, Mathias Goeritz, Pierre Garnier, Seiichi Niikuni. Jirí Valoch, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Adriano Spatola, Ferdinand Kriwet, Ignacio Gómez de Liaño, Klaus Burkhardt, Toshihiko Schimizu, Paul de Vree, Julien Blaine, Julio Plaza, Lugán, Oriol-Carillo, and Rafael Leoz de la Fuente. Supplement, titled ‘signo y forma,’ features an introductory essay and list of participants organized by country, a concrete poem by Ignacio Gómez de Liaño and Fernando López Vera, and definitions explaining the difference of concrete, semiotic, and sound poetry. Rare. Item #518