Recorded documentation of a reading that took place in Berlin in April 2021. Jimmie Durham reads from his books Columbus Day 1983, Poems That Do Not Go Together 2012, and Particle/Word Theory 2020, as well as other, unpublished poems. The record includes an accompanying booklet with drawings by Jimmie Durham and a text by the poet Ammiel Alcalay, who locates Durham’s poetry in American literature.
Jimmie Durham was an artist, poet, essayist and political activist. In 2019 he was awarded the Golden Lion for his life’s work at the Venice Biennale.