was born in 1947 in New York. She studies the literature, becomes the assistant of Herbert Marcuse, earns her living by making striptease at Times Square. She takes part in the New Yorkean literary scene, collaborates with punk groups. Asserting the literary and critical heritage French (of Rimbaud to post-structuralist), its reappropriation of the literary history will be worth the qualifier of pirate to him. Heiress of Burroughs, it dominates in the Nineties the literary scene avant-gardist.
Kathy Acker dies of a breast cancer in 1997 in Tijuana. She is translated in the whole world. (note editions Disorders).
Alan Sondheim is a poet, theorist, artist and perfomer. It a long time was associated with the community of writing online Trace and works since 1994 on the Internet text, continuous reflexion on philosophy, psychology, the language, the body and virtuality.
It in particular published Being one Line: Net Subjectivity (Lusitania, 1996), Disorders off the Real (Hill Station, 1988), .echo (alt-X digital arts, 2001), Vel (Blazevox, 2004-5), Sophia (Writers Forum, 2004) and The Wayward (Salt Publishing, 2004) and be moderating of lists such as Cybermind, Cyber-culture and Wryting.
||The blue tape by Kathy Acker et Alan Sondheim (1974, 55′)
Unic filmic work by the New Yorker writer Kathy Acker, The blue Tape, video corealized with the poet, artist and performer Alan Sondheim, is an “experimental diary” around their relationship, exploration without make-up of the intimacy and the link between sexuality and power in their couple.
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