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John Giorno, Almine Rech London

John Giorno, Almine Rech London

October 12 - November 13, 2021

Almine Rech London, in collaboration with the John Giorno Foundation, is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by John Giorno, marking the artist’s first posthumous solo show in the UK. The exhibition will open on October 12 and run through November 13, 2021 with an opening reception on October 12 from 5pm to 8pm. 

Dial-a-Poem Launches in the UK at +44 (0)20-4538-8429

Dial-a-Poem Launches in the UK at +44 (0)20-4538-8429

October 12, 2021

On the occasion of John Giorno's solo exhibition at Almine Rech London, Dial-A-Poem launched in the UK for the first time on October 12. Access to the audio work first produced in 1968 is now available free of charge to local callers at +44 (0)20-4538-8429.

John Giorno's Memoir, Great Demon Kings, Wins 2021 American Book Award

John Giorno's Memoir, Great Demon Kings, Wins 2021 American Book Award

Oakland, CA - The Before Columbus Foundation

August 24, 2021

The John Giorno Foundation is thrilled to announce that John Giorno’s memoir, Great Demon Kings, has won a 2021 American Book Award. Award winners will be formally recognized on Sunday, September 19, 2021, from 2:00–4:00 p.m., online.

John Giorno Foundation Announces Official Dial-A-Poem Phone Line at +1 (917) 994-8949

John Giorno Foundation Announces Official Dial-A-Poem Phone Line at +1 (917) 994-8949

June 30, 2021

The John Giorno Foundation announces their official Dial-A-Poem telephone line, available to callers on a local New York City number at +1 (917) 994-8949. Replicating many of the earliest Dial-A-Poem recordings and including later additions from the Giorno Poetry Systems record label, this collection of 286 recordings by 130 poets was hand-selected by Giorno himself in 2019 for what would become the final iteration of the analog telephone artwork. The selection of recordings celebrates the artistic, literary, political, and musical cultures with which Giorno was in dialogue from the mid-1960s onward, and includes work by titans of the performance poetry and spoken word worlds as Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Penny Arcade, Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Diane Di Prima, Diamanda Galas, Allen Ginsberg, Bernard Heidsieck, Lydia Lunch, Meredith Monk, Psychic TV, Patti Smith, Anne Waldman, Giorno, and over 100 more.

John Giorno's Bluestone Poems at LongHouse Reserve

John Giorno's Bluestone Poems at LongHouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve – Easthampton, NY

April 17, 2021

Two of John Giorno's stone poems are now on display for LongHouse Reserve's Rites of Spring Spring 2021 season opening April 17, 2021, alongside new artworks by Daniel Arsham, Beverly Pepper, and Prune Nourry.

JOHN GIORNO at Sperone Westwater Gallery

JOHN GIORNO at Sperone Westwater Gallery

Exhibition on view 25 March – 28 May 2021

The first posthumous presentation of John Giorno's work, John Giorno, is on display at Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, 25 March – 28 May 2021.

Great Demon Kings Book Launch

Great Demon Kings Book Launch

presented by Karma Books, Farrar Straus & Giroux, and the John Giorno Foundation

2020

October 1, 2020: Karma Books, Farrar Straus & Giroux, and the John Giorno Foundation to celebrate “Great Demon Kings: A Memoir of Poetry, Sex, Art, Demons, and Enlightenment” by John Giorno

With appearances by: Phong H. BuiLaura HoptmanPenny ArcadeElisabeth KleyPrecious OkoyomonJameson Fitzpatrick, and Lee Ranaldo, among others.

 

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