Bob Cobbing (1920-2002)
Bob Cobbing - PC Fencott (1982)
Directed by Josephine Johnson
from The Josephine Johnson Papers

Josephine Johnson is the former head of the University of Miami's Department of Communication and a former faculty member of its School of Communication. While at the University of Miami, Johnson organized a series of poetry events for the university's Richter Library, among them a 1982 "performance of Concrete and Sound Poetry" featuring Bob Cobbing and P.C. Fencott. The event took place in conjunction with an exhibition of the artists' work from the Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry. Performing Concrete Poetry, filmed in a studio around this same time, features a collaborative performance by Cobbing and Fencott, including an interview with Judy Merriman.

Performing Concrete Poetry. A half‐hour videotape featuring Bob Cobbing and P. C. Fencott, concrete poets and performers. Produced by Josephine Johnson, University of Miami, Coral Gables.

The exhibition was curated by Ruth and Marvin Sackner. The catalogue was issued on the occasion of the exhibition and performance of Cobbing and Fencott at the Richter Library, University of Miami, February 25, 1982. The exhibition and performance was sponsored by Josephine Johnson, University of Miami. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner. Dates: 1982

Directed by Josephine Johnson
Performed by the University of Miami's Chamber Theater.