Tag Archives: Letters: Michael Morris and Concrete Poetry

“Following the Sound of the West Wind Down”: Some Notes on the Moral Character of a Concrete Poet

by Sean Michael Nelson

As well as the work of Michael Morris, the recent exhibit Letters: Michael Morris and Concrete Poetry at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery also featured the work of a number of other poets who worked in the field of concrete poetry. Among them was bpNichol.

bpNichol’s Blues. Image source <bpNichol.ca> retrieved May 9, 2012

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The Opening of Palomar: Michael Morris

by Stella Hsu

Feburary 4th was the opening reception of Palomar: Michael Morris at the Satellite Gallery, where artists, curators, writers, and art lovers alike gathered to enjoy Morris’ sculptures as well as the company of each other. In conjunction with the exhibition Letters: Michael Morris and Concrete Poetry at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Palomar consists of works which adds to the viewers’ understanding of Morris’ art practice.

It was also during the opening where photographer, Henri Robideau, introduced his book Babyland, featuring Mick Henry, Vincent Trasov and Michael Morris. A limited number of signed copies of Babyland can be purchased at the Satellite Gallery bookstore.

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