Kenneth Goldsmith is an American artist, conceptual poet, editor, and radio personality. He is the 2012 keynote speaker for the Works-in-Progress Festival in Iowa City. Currently at work on the rewriting of Walter Benjamin’s The Arcades Project, he is also the author of numerous books of poetry, a book of essays, and an anthology of conceptual writing. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, where he edits UbuWeb and PennSound.
Interview by Micah Bateman and Ben Mauk.
Kenneth Goldsmith discusses the conception and creation of UbuWeb: