1.15 Robert Montgomery’s Public Poetry Installations

On today’s episode, I’m talking about the public poetry installations of London-based poet and artist Robert Montgomery.

I use Montgomery’s work in my first-year undergrad poetry class to consider important dimensions of and questions brought up by public poetry, such as: how these poems blur the line between “art” and “the real world”; how materiality and physical position shapes meaning; where poetry belongs and who has access to it; what kind of art or poetry is “permitted” in public space; and more!

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