“[...] it is in the gap between mother-tongue/other-tongue that I am written. This gap, this emptiness is liable to take my breath away [...] that interface between language and the world”Pierre Joris, from “The Case of the Missing “M,”” A Nomad Poetics Unlike Pierre — the translator most notably of four seminal volumes of Paul … Continue reading Floating the Bridge
Thanks to Caleb Schmale for the vital conversation that helped shape these thoughts. With apologies to Ocean Vuong. I’ll fail better “It hurts to play this music.” —Wadada Leo Smith At the bottom of a well, when you see the night sky, that’s your only perspective. I feel like this thing about cynicism, we take … Continue reading Eliot Cardinaux – “Suicide is Painless”: Mal Waldron & the Difficult Poetry of the Title
The international ensemble Our Hearts as Thieves now offer up their sophomore record, what the wildflower witnessed, a double record (CD/Download) comprised of two long-form live sets & two short studio tracks recorded at Loft, in Cologne, in January, 2020
A Living Past is the fourth album produced by poet and pianist Eliot Cardinaux for The Bodily Press. He and his quartet call into question the ways in which history can be revealed from within the present in a work of art, and what it means to live beyond a moment of historical crisis.
The Bodily Press is proud to present the release of Asger Thomsen's Autolysis, in vinyl & digital formats.
The Bodily Press is proud to announce the release of The Scaffold in the Rain, a limited-edition color chapbook featuring acrylic paintings by Sean Ali, and poems by Eliot Cardinaux.
The Bodily Press is excited to announce: Partitions Vol. 1, an online journal featuring poetry, music, and interviews by and with Denver Butson, Raquel Balboni, Flin van Hemmen, Naomi Schub, David Redbranch, and Aaron Edgcomb.
"This is written in response to some initial feedback I've received about the journal, namely to a welcome critique of the name "Partitions"
"Around the Faded Sun is an homage to the importance Paul Celan & Osip Mandelstam took on for me as a young musician, struggling to revive in myself the will to speak through poetry."
The Bodily Press is proud to present take me by the hand of darkness a new trio record by poet/pianist Eliot Cardinaux, bassist Will McEvoy, and drummer Max Goldman.