Item .021 - Tom Henihan : Action Poetry performance

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Tom Henihan : Action Poetry performance

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pfla ACP-6-.021

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  • 21 and 25 April 1994 (Creation)

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1 VHS (19 min)
1 U-Matic (19 min)
1 mp4 file (19 min)

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Tom was an Irish-Canadian poet. He was born in Limberick City, Ireland and immigrated to Canada in 1982. His first poetry collection “Between the Streets” was published in 1992.

This video includes Tom Henihan’s performances at Action Poetry ’94.
1. The union cross (1:53)
2. A poem for night and day (1:22)
3. Memory dance (1:35)
4. September (0:48)
5. After the rain (0:45)
6. Resolve (0:55)
7. The west coast of Clare (0:47)
8. Liscanor [?] Bay (0:38)
9. Before your landscape (0:49)
10. Vagrancy (0:41)
11. The bright yellow road (1:18)
12. A poem for Cesar Vellejo (0:44)
13. Between the streets (1:12)
14. Foreigner (1:03)

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There is a 0.28 second break between #3 and #4 (possibly denoting two performance dates?). Tape flickers briefly at 1:33. Previous number was tape #124, accno 1994-65.2/20.

Digitized copy is ACP6_021.mp4

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