Havel, Václav. Anticodes, in Czech, 1964. Book
Václav Havel started to write visual poetry at the beginning of the 1960s, and in 1964 he created a collection of these poems titled Antikódy (Anticodes). The majority of his visual poems were created before 1969. In the 1970s and 1980s Havel wrote several new poems. His collection Antikódy was published in 1993 and again in 1999. Since then, new poems have been found. In 2013, Laterna Magika (National Theatre in Prague) performed a play based on Havel’s visual poetry. The same year this poetry was published and presented as an exhibition.
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- Kůželová, Michaela
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