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Petr Váša is a writer, composer, performer and artist.

He was born in Brno (1965), graduated with a degree in Art History at Brno University (1988), and founded the following music bands: Z kopce (1985), Oąklid (1987), and A-Beat (1990). After the end of their activities, he devoted himself primarily to the project of physical poetry (from 1991 - performances and recordings, from 1992 - drawings, visual poems, from 1993 - courses and workshops at various art schools and festivals).

He published, among others, a book of poetry and drawings with an accompanying audio cassette called Texty, básně, poemes physiques (Lyrics, poems, physial poems; Maťa/Black Point 1994) and a CD called Cirkus-Chaos-Minaret (Wolf Records 1998), a sound/visual "definition" of the physical poetry genre. After a years of solo performing, he founded the band Ty Syčáci (1999), with whom he released to date the albums Máj v dubnu (May in April; 2000), Lék a jed (Medicine and Poison; 2001), Samota, sláva, smrt a spása (Solitude, Glory, Death, Salvation; 2002), Lišák je lišák (The Fox is a Fox; 2005), Bum bum bum (Boom Boom Boom; 2007), Krása (Beauty; 2010) and Eldorado (2013; all released on Indies Records). In 2005 he published illustrated book of poems Návrat Plavce Jindřicha (The Return of Henry the Swimmer; Petrov) and in 2007 CD anthology of physical poetry Manifesto (Black Point). In 2008 he published on his website video story of physical poetry In Motion and from 2009 he presents at the same place his art work in the form of pictorial books. He resumed his experiences in book and DVD Fyzické básnictví (Physical Poetry, "history, fantasy, theory and praxis"; Host 2011).

Petr Váša performe le samedi 9 mai 2015.


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