I just compiled these statistics: since opening six weeks ago, there have been almost 3400 poems dialed in the Telepoem Booth. That's 555 poems a week, 80 extra poems a day. I can't help but think the world is a better place with all these poems being listened to! #telepoembooth #poetrysavestheworld
The newest Telepoem Booth is at the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, 1050 Pecos Tr. on display until Jan. 6, 2019!
A Telepoem Booth is coming to:
-City of Santa Fe
-New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, NM
visit a vintage phonebooth,
pick up a phone &
-Vintage phone booths and kiosks with 700+ verses in the poetry directory. Dial-a-poem on a rotary or push-button phone. Access a constantly fresh supply of poetry from wi-fi enabled downloading system that allows updates from central switchboard for all Telepoem Booths in nation.
- Community gifts of multi-sensory ways: visual, haptic and aural/multi-genre and multi-media. ADA accommodations for all versions provide poetry for ALL users, of ALL physical abilities.
-Poetry, art and music pieces that engage participation and feature community poets. Performance vehicle for voices of many kinds. Co-created with community.
-Dial-a-poem: The Telepoem Booth Brings Poetry to the People, Santa Fe Reporter
-PechaKucha: "Word of Art", presented in Arizona