Furniture in Motion is a pamphlet series published electronically by Rattapallax, with an emphasis on visual culture. The titular image is borrowed from the Chilean poet Nicanor Parra. Against the majesty of trees, Parra’s classic antipoems give us instead a world of home furnishings, tables and chairs in perpetual circulation. This is poetry as carpentry. Similarly, the entries in this series do not seek a return to roots. Rather, they take up ideas in flight, images in flux.
Craig Epplin is a professor at Portland State University, where he teaches classes on Latin American culture. His first book, "Late Book Culture in Argentina, "is forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He is the series editor of Furniture in Motion. http://www.rattapallax.com/furniture/
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