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Eugene Ostashevsky

Poetry readings at New Holland Foundation, hosted by Dmitry Golynko, June 20, 2017

Readings by Charles Bernstein, Alexander Skidan, Polina Barskova, Eugene Ostashevsky, and Vanessa Place, with Natalia Fedorova

Reading from The Life and Opinions of DJ Spinoza (English and Russian) at the Garage Museum, Moscow, May 21, 2017

Reading at Bard College Berlin, November 20, 2013

Complete reading (1:04:16):
MP3, YouTube

Reading with Matvei Yankelevich for the Writers Without Borders series, Kelly Writers House, October 11, 2012

  1. Introduction by Kevin Platt (1:28): MP3
  2. Eugene Ostashevsky (24:32): MP3
  3. Discussion (25:45): MP3

Complete recording (1:20:19): MP3


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Reading with Elisa Biagini at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, May 18, 2011

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #190, "Pushing Water/Minus Ship," with host Leonard Schwartz, April 19, 2009

Complete recording (16:31): MP3

Reading with Dmitry Golynko at the New England Poetry Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 12, 2009

Event co-sponsored by the St. Petersburg Review. Thanks to Ellen Powers, Diana Dehovanesky of the NPC and Elizabeth Hodges of the SPR.

  1. comments on "Infinite Recursor" (1:33): MP3
  2. "Infinite Recursor, or The Bride of DJ Spinoza" (22:33): MP3
  3. "Now the Lord Said to DJ Spinoza" (1:39): MP3
  4. "Remember the Cogito" (1:39): MP3
  5. "Spinoza Jacob" (1:14): MP3
  • Complete reading (1:16:54): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #151, "Oberiu/Bridge," with host Leonard Schwartz, November 4, 2007

Complete recording (27:56): MP3

Reading for Double Change, Paris, December 15, 2007

At the Bowery Poetry Club, NYC July 26, 2005

  1. The Consolation of Philosophy (4:15): MP3
  2. I Locked the House of Myself (1:05): MP3
  3. The Unraveller (4:54): MP3
  4. The Martyr (1:27): MP3
  5. The Prayer (0:39): MP3
  6. Ballad (1:30):MP3
  7. Language (1:02):MP3
  8. Group Portrait with Massacre (4:16): MP3
  9. The Anatomy of Monotony (1:35): MP3
  10. I Struck Rhetorical Poses (1:09): MP3
  11. The Aeneid (1:10): MP3
  12. Third Water Poem (1:03): MP3

Complete reading (31:32): MP3

Poetry Project Reading at St. Mark's Church February 9, 2004

  1. Maggie Nelson Introduction (2:58): MP3
  2. The Proof of the Axiom (1:05):
  3. DJ Spinoza Talks to Flipper (1:01): MP3
  4. DJ Spinoza Fights the Begriffon (3:26): MP3
  5. The Origin of the Specious (0:54):MP3
  6. The Premisses of Grass (1:15): MP3
  7. DJ Spinoza Fights Joseph Bedier (3:15): MP3
  8. Dear Owl (0:50): MP3
  9. The Last DJ Spinoza (1:02): MP3
  10. Spinoza / Jacob (0:59): MP3
  11. Myopia is Youropia (3:00): MP3
  12. Now the Lord Said to DJ Spinoza (1:46): MP3
  13. DJ Spinoza Does Not Fight The Begriffon (1:45): MP3
  14. The Battle of Lepanto, 1571 (1:05): MP3
  15. DJ Spinoza Does Not Fight MC Squared (1:14): MP3
  16. Remember the Cogito (1:51): MP3
  17. A Pirate Fit to Opine on Feet (2:20): MP3
  18. The Lens: A Moral Fable (1:29): MP3
  19. Alphabet for Tamar (1:23): MP3
  20. Tractatus Axiomaticus (1:43): MP3

Complete reading (37:07): MP3

A Night of New Translations at the Kelly Writers House, September 17, 2003

From Nikolai Zabolotsky (20:33): MP3 (Note: recording is incomplete)

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Sergei Gandlevsky with Eugene Ostashevsky on Close Listening, March 21, 2007


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