About Po-ex.net


Welcome to Po-ex.net – Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Poetry. The English version of the site is not yet fully completed. The description pages linked in the top menu are in English, but in order to browse all of our contents (Taxonomy, Genres, Authors), please use the Portuguese version.


Poesia Experimental [Experimental Poetry] is the title of a magazine organized by António Aragão & Herberto Helder (Number 1, 1964) and António Aragão, E. M. de Melo e Castro & Herberto Helder (Number 2, 1966) <> PO.EX is an acronym of POesia.EXperimental [EXperimental.POetry] created by E. M. de Melo e Castro for the exhibit PO.EX/80 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Lisbon) and used in the title of the book ‘PO.EX: Theoretical Texts and Documents of the Portuguese Experimental Poetry’ (org. E. M. de Melo e Castro & Ana Hatherly, 1981) <> Po-ex.net is the web domain created for the study and dissemination of PO.EX (2005). Read more about Credits, Support and Copyright.


Navigation options (top menu): Authors – for a list of the works and authors represented <> Genres – for a definition and listing of the textual typologies considered <> Taxonomy – to list the works according to their inscription support and to read the reflexive manifestations and the critical reception of these works <> Exhibitions for documentation related to exhibitions involving PO.EX and to make guided tours to the Archive <> You can also do free searches through the option Search.


Po-ex.net is the result of two projects funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the European Union, having the Fundação Ensino e Cultura Fernando Pessoa as the proponent Institution <> PO.EX’ CD-ROM (Portuguese Experimental Poetry, Chapbooks and Catalogs) and PO.EX’70-80 – Digital Archive of the Portuguese Experimental Literature. <> Po-ex.net is a member of CELL – Consortium on Electronic Literature, a project of the ELO – Electronic Literature Organization. We are interested in finding new partners and fundings that can ensure the maintenance and the expansion of this Digital Archive.


Po-ex.net is coordinated, updated and maintained by Rui Torres. Contact: rtorres [at] ufp [dot] edu [dot] pt.