v/a DADA PANSAERS CORRESPONDANCE 1917-1926

Avant-garde in Belgium 1917-1978 / volume 1

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SR225
CD + 2 booklets

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This is the ultimate collection of archives of all the avant-garde in Belgium from Magritte to Broodthaers, from James Ensor to Christian Dotremont. 220 minutes of rare documents published in three parts / 3 volumes / 3 cds (SR225, SR242, SR269).
Edited by Guy Marc Hinant.

First volume
Including the crazy lecture by James Ensor in 1929, many testimonies around the dadaist Clément Pansaers by his own son but also by Louis Aragon, Philippe Soupault, Pierre Bourgeois, Pascal Pia... Paul Neuhuys speaks about the foundation of ça ira (Henri Michaux' publishers among others), poetry by Franz Hellens, early memories about Henri Michaux and Camille Goemans by Robert Guiette, Gabriel Séverin reads Henri Michaux, all the fuse around the Correspondance Groupe (1924-1926) with Paul Nougé, Camille Goemans, Marcel Lecomte, André Souris, Paul Hooreman direct testimonies of the facts (a parallel movement to the French Surrealism) the opinion of Salvador Dali about them. Including a booklet (translation in French and English).

Clément Pansaers

FEATURES

JAMES ENSOR
CLEMENT PANSAERS
PAUL NEUHUYS
FRANZ HELLENS
ROBERT GUIETTE
HENRI MICHAUX
CAMILLE GOEMANS
MARCEL LECOMTE
ANDRE SOURIS
MARCEL MARIËN
PAUL NOUGE
PASCAL PIA
LOUIS ARAGON
PHILIPPE SOUPAULT
SALVADOR DALI

TRACK LISTING CD / 25 TRACKS

01 James Ensor
Speech given for his retrospective exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, 1929 01:35
02 Pierre Bourgeois
Clément Pansaers, 1919, Red Roses 00:48
03 Albert Lepage
Clément Pansaers at Diable au corps (rue aux choux) 00:46
04 Pascal Pia
Clément Pansaers and James Joyce 02:15
05 Louis Aragon
I think of Clément Pansaers 02:57
06 Philippe Soupault
Clément Pansaers in Paris 01:27
07 Paul Neuhuys
A letter by Clément Pansaers, the opposition of the French Dadaists 01:10
08 Clément Pansaers jr
Clément Pansaers, my father 01:15
09 Paul Neuhuys
Clément Pansaers, the last letters 02:25
10 Paul Neuhuys
About founding ça ira 03:36
11 Franz Hellens
Tous les vents me traversent and Testament 02:16
12 Robert Guiette
Henri Michaux and Camille Goemans 02:12
13 Gabriel Séverin
Ecce homo by Henri Michaux 01:13
14 Marcel Lecomte
Toward extra-literature 00:56
15 André Souris
Correspondance 05:41
16 Marcel Lecomte
1923 02:08
17 Marcel Mariën
Paul Nougé, his opposition to André Breton 02:49
18 André Souris
Letter from Paul Nougé to André Breton 01:45
19 Marcel Mariën
A possible definition of Paul Nougé 01:03
20 Paul Nougé
Correspondance 02:14
21 Salvador Dali
Impressions on Nougé and Goemans 01:13
22 Robert Guiette
Camille Goemans 01:38
23 André Souris
Camille Goemans, the surrealist man 07:50
24 Marcel Lecomte
Aspects of surrealist aesthetics 00:58
25 André Souris
the Event at the Mercelis 11:02

CD booklets including French/English translations