Eric Green: you say you want a revolution

March 2013. Written in parallel with Rutherford Chang: We Buy White Albums.

Eric Green is a writer and performer based in Berlin, Philadelphia and New York. His recent work includes FESTIVAL, a poetry collection, collaborations with the choreographers Meg Stuart (Sketches & Notebooks, Berlin) and Jeremy Wade (This We Have Now, Paris), musician George Lewis Jr. (with whom he is making a music album of poems from FESTIVAL and a screenplay for the forthcoming music video of Twin Shadow’s “Run My Heart”), painter Mollie-Hosmer-Dillard (with whom he is making a set of banners that will hang in the trees by Berlin’s canals this summer) and with musician Brandon Johnson (Man Bird Dog). Selections of his work can be seen at