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Close Listening: Reading and conversation with Charles Bernstein, May 10, 2006

Program #1:

Richard Foreman in Conversation with Charles Bernstein (28:30): MP3

Program #2:

Foreman reads from his prose works.

Full Program (26:52): MP3

Singles:

  1. Some Notes on My Next Project - Zomboid (12:09): MP3
  2. from No-Body: a novel in parts (Overlook Press, 1996) (14:43): MP3

Program #3:

Foreman reads from his plays.

Full Program (27:03): MP3

Singles:

  1. from Bad Boy Nietzsche (5:49): MP3
  2. from Pearls for Pigs from Paradise Hotel and Other Plays (Overlook Press, 2001) (10:59): MP3
  3. from Wake Up, Mr. Sleepy, Your Unconscious Mind Is Dead (8:14): MP3
  4. from Permanent Brain Damage, from Paradise Hotel (1:57): MP3

Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1. © 2006 Richard Foreman and Charles Bernstein Studio Engineer: Darrell McNeill


On Jack Smith at Metrograph, NY, September 10, 2018

Audio Recording (9:39): MP3

Mad Love: a film by Richard Foreman, 2018

presented by Bridge Film, the Ontological-Hysteric Theater, and produced by Sophie Haviland

Now You See It Now You Don’t: a film by Richard Foreman, 2017

produced by Bridge Film, Sophie Haviland and Richard Foreman and the Ontological-Hysteric Theater

Released and exclusively distributed by PennSound Cinema

Reading for Segue Series at the ZINC Bar, October 4, 2014

  • Old Fashioned Prostitutes (43:35): MP3

Once Every Day, 2013

Excerpt (6:12): MP4

Rent full film: Vimeo on Demand

Press conference for Once Every Day at the 50th New York Film Festival, 2012

Video recording (13:22): MP4

Wake Up Mr. Sleepy: Your Unconscious Mind Is Dead!, January 18 - April 15, 2007

produced by the Ontological-Hysteric Theater and presented at St. Mark's Theater, New York, New York

Excerpt (10:01): MP4

Reading at Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Video recording (1:09:55): MP4

Zomboid, January 12 - April 9, 2006

  • Video recording: Camera view 1 (1:07:12): MP4
  • Video recording: Camera view 2 (1:05:38): MP4
  • The Gods Are Pounding My Head! (aka Lumberjack Messiah), 2005

    Video recording (1:14:58): MP4

    What to Wear, 2006

    presented by the Center for New Performance at CalArts and the New Century Players, Los Angeles

    Video recording (1:12:09): MP4

    King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe, January 8 - April 18, 2004

    Video recording (1:25:10): MP4

    Panic! (How to be Happy!), 2003

    Video recording (1:22:12): MP4

    Maria del Bosco, 2002

    Video recording (1:15:48): MP4

    Now That Communism Is Dead My Life Feels Empty!, 2001

    Video recording (1:18:00): MP4

    Music Loops from Now That Communism Is Dead My Life Feels Empty!

    • Loop 1 (0:26): MP3
    • Loop 2 (0:35): MP3
    • Loop 3 (0:14): MP3
    • Loop 4 (0:13): MP3
    • Loop 5 (0:16): MP3
    • Loop 6 (0:11): MP3
    • Loop 7 (0:23): MP3
    • Loop 8 (0:32): MP3
    • Loop 9 (0:19): MP3
    • Loop 10 (0:12): MP3
    • Loop 11 (0:16): MP3
    • Loop 12 (0:23): MP3
    • Loop 13 (0:15): MP3
    • Loop 14 (0:16): MP3
    • Loop 15 (0:14): MP3
    • Loop 16 (0:52): MP3
    • Loop 17 (0:12): MP3
    • Loop 18 (0:30): MP3
    • Loop 19 (0:16): MP3
    • Loop 20 (0:14): MP3
    • Loop 21 (0:26): MP3
    • Loop 22 (1:14): MP3
    • Loop 23 (2:35): MP3
    • Bad Boy Nietzsche! (Berlin), 2000

      Video recording (1:10:52): MP4

      Paradise Hotel, 1998

      Video recording (1:26:09): MP4

      Pearls for Pigs, 1997

      Video recording (1:27:17): MP4

      Benita Canova, 1997

      Video recording (1:13:08): MP4

      The Missing Jewels of Benita Canova, 1997

      Elka Krajewska's behind-the-scene documentary (with interviews) of Benita Canova.

      Video (1:21:42): MP4

      Permanent Brain Damage, 1996

      Video recording (1:11:53): MP4

      The Universe, 1996

      Video recording (1:13:47): MP4

      I've Got the Shakes, 1995

      Video recording (1:14:53): MP4

      My Head Was a Sledgehammer, 1994

      Video recording (1:07:15): MP4

      Samuel's Major Problems, 1993

      Video recording (1:21:01): MP4

      Reading at the SUNY Buffalo, March 10, 1993

      • Complete reading (49:47): MP3

      The Mind King, 1992

      Video recording (1:12:49): MP4

      Eddie Goes to Poetry City, Part 2, 1991

      Video recording (1:15:36): MP4

      Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, NYC, January 13, 1990

      Complete reading (26:08): MP3

      Eddie Goes to Poetry City, Seattle, 1990

      • Video recording: Full Play (1:09:22): MP4
      • Video recording: Excerpts (31:23): MP4
      • Lava, 1989

        Video recording (1:07:41): MP4

        Symphony of Rats, 1988

        • Video recording: Camera view 1 (1:23:17): MP4
        • Video recording: Camera view 2 (1:21:48): MP4
        • Cure, 1986

          Video recording (1:12:41): MP4

          La Robe de Chambre de Georges Bataille (Paris), 1983

          Video recording (1:09:15): MP4

          Luogo and Barsaglio (Place and Target) (Rome), 1980

          Video recording (1:19:39): MP4

          Reading at Franklin Furnace, 1977

          Video recording (31:36): MP4

          Early Work Excerpts

          Excerpts from Rhoda in Potatoland (1975), Livre des Splendeurs (1976)(Paris), Blvd. de Paris: I’ve Got the Shakes (1977), Threepenny Opera (1976), Book of Splendors; Part II (Book of Leaves) Action at a Distance (1977), Sophia = (Wisdom): Part 3: The Cliffs (1972)