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D S H (Dom Sylvester Houédard), 1924-1992

 Person

Found in 1300 Collections and/or Records:

[23 colons set diagonally] (300663) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1963

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Identifier: CC-55856-58823
Scope and Contents

The angle of the typed colons follows a crease in the paper. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

69 (051064) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1964

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Identifier: CC-09376-9562
Scope and Contents

The page has folds that allow the poem to be displayed in an on end, vertical position. The number '69' is repetively typed in grids of square and rectangular shapes. Three ciircles and twp partial circles typed in black ink capital L's overlay the grids. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

[8888] (190964) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1964

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Identifier: CC-09834-10028
Scope and Contents

This depicts four bunches of grapes (?) formed by overtyping the inverted number "8" in blue. The poem has been removed frpm a page of Furnival's "Liber Amicorum 1964-1984," a book held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

a farquharson-houedard slash-&-dash alphabet for broadsides / Houedard, Dom Sylvester; Farquharson R., 1971

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Identifier: CC-48313-69338
Scope and Contents This piece is based upon the slash-dash-bracket alphabet by Robin Farquharson (South African) as modified by Dom Sylvester Houedard. Guy Legge at the 1970 Isle if Wright Festival gave the following account of Robin Farquharson. He was on a reception ward at Horton Hospital, Epsom in the early seventies. I was classed as a schizophrenic and he was a manic-depressive two famous labels of oppression. He was twenty years older than me but had fallen foul of the psychiatric authorities at about the same time in the mid sixties. I was only fifteen when I was first fobbed off as a schizophrenic. I was intelligent enough to fight being drugged but at this time, the very early seventies, I had been sectioned for 28 days for refusing treatment. My earliest memory of Robin was of him showing a group of us his book, Drop Out. I was impressed that it had the cover illustrated by Alan Aldridge who had produced amongst other things the Beatles Illustrated Lyrics. I didn't actually get around to...
Dates: 1971

A Forward Step to the Primitive: The Poetic Art of Cobbing and the Concretes / Jones, Chris ; Phillips T ; Furnival J ; Chopin H ; Houedard DS ; Rothenberg J ; Gomringer E ; Carroll L ; Herbert G ; Griffiths B ; Claire P., 1994

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Identifier: CC-08306-8469
Scope and Contents

This book deals with aspects of concrete poetry paying debt to Cobbing and other pioneers. Chris Jones' essay provides several definitions of concrete poetry, stating that "it is helpful to think of concrete poetry as being an umbrella term for those processes...who share a concern with text (words, letters, phonemes, signs) as their material." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

A Gala Exhibition / Cobbing, Bob; Houedard DS; Cox K; Wright E; Verey C; Furnival J; Finlay IH; Morgan E; Gerz J; Chopin H; Garnier P; Gette PA; Logue C; Lucie-Smith E., 1969

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Identifier: CC-19507-19890
Scope and Contents

Cobbing mentions that nearly a thousand items were included in this exhibition that took place over one month's period which thirty thousand people attended un London's Royal Festival Hall.. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1969

a mour armour / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55768-33448
Scope and Contents

The R is drawn above a mour.The recto depicts the title" amour 2" in the u.r. corner -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

a poem about the in/equality of love / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1963

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Identifier: CC-56069-9999516
Scope and Contents

Houedard attributes this poem to William Stone. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

a snow mouse / you me / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55746-22331
Scope and Contents

The title "a snow mouse " reads the same upside down. The other two reversals are "aw noh / you me." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

a spiral reading of the ballade with square corners for jankrcma word-lengths / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1970

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Identifier: CC-09110-9289
Scope and Contents

The title is followed by the typed numbers 3 to 9 beneath which are 12 lines of increasing length. Houedard's writing on the verso are most likely notes for future works. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970