Video/Performance—Machines of Dissymmetry

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Francesco Levato




Machines of Dissymmetry


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Critical Essay


Artist's Statement




The Fall, by Peter Rudenko
Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)


Audience participants:

Eric Longfellow
Frank Macarthy
Cristina Sanchez-Martin
Laura Skokan
Alexandra Sullivan



Francesco Levato is a poet, translator, and digital humanist. His primary areas of specialization are poetics, digital literature, cultural and critical theory, translation, and genre studies. Recent books include Endless, Beautiful, Exact; Elegy for Dead Languages; War Rug, a book length documentary poem; and Creaturing (as translator). He has collaborated and performed with various composers, including Philip Glass, and his cinépoetry has been exhibited in galleries and featured at film festivals in Berlin, Chicago, New York, and elsewhere. He founded the Chicago School of Poetics, holds an MFA in Poetry, and is working on his PhD in English Studies.


© 2014 Francesco Levato, used by permission

Technoculture Volume 4 (2014)