Astonishing Collapse

All this living embodiment this rationality
This finite maximal production, these borders

Between the final astonishing collapse accompanied
By a resounding redundancy a pervasive pall of fear
Over the invoked legacy ultimately denying
The capacity of possibility for future

Peter Ciccariello is an interdisciplinary, cross-genre artist, poet, and photographer. His work is a pastiche of language and text in 3-D digital environments. He has studied painting and design at Pratt Institute, New York; Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island;and Parsons School of Design, New York. His work has been exhibited at Harvard University, Boston, MA, The University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ, and at the “Interruptheque – Language driven digital art” Festival, at Brown University in Providence, RI.

Recent work has appeared both in print and online in, amongst other places, Poetry Magazine, New River: a journal of digital writing and art, dbqp: visualizing poetics, Oregon Literary Review, MOCA (The Museum of Computer Art), Otoliths, and Word For/Word – A journal of new writing. His books – Uncommon Vision – The art of Peter Ciccariello, is available at Uncommon Vision, and Imaginal Landscapes can be purchased from Xexoxial Editions, La Farge, WI.