apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Renaud Ego
Fellowship Program

Name: Renaud Ego
Visiting From: Paris, France  
Dates of Fellowship: September 15 - October 14, 2005  
Recommended by: Franck Andre Jamme
poet and curator, Paris
Born in 1963, Renaud Ego is a French poet and a critic whose essays deal with literature or art. Among his poetry are Le Désastre d’Eden (1996), Calendriers d’avants (2003), and a book, l’Objet de la vision. He has also published a novel based on music, Tombeau de Jimi Hendrix (1996). Among his essays are San (2000), a study of rock art in southern Africa; S’il y a lieu (2002), a piece about architecture; and l’arpent du poème dépasse l’année lumière (2002), an essay about French poet Matthieu Messagier. He has written numerous articles for French literary or art reviews and introduced books such as the Complete works of Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer (2004) and Géologie historique et autres poèmes de Matthieu Messagier (2002). After having traveled in many different countries, Renaud Ego is living now in Paris where he gives lectures in the field of literature and aesthetic in various French universities.

FELLOWSHIP TALK: an evening of poetry Franck Andre Jamme
October 5, 2005