Kenneth Goldsmith: Assume No Readership

December 16, 2014 4:34 PM

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This video presents a poet, who believes in uncreative writing and reads traffic reports to Barack Obama in the White House, calling it poetry. Meet Kenneth Goldsmith, who claims that "copyright doesn't exist".

Kenneth Goldsmith is anything but an ordinary poet. His poems are copied text from other sources such as traffic reports, a commentary track from a baseball game and an entire transcribed New York Times newspaper - all revolving around the same question: What can poetry possibly be?

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