The Typing Explosion in Venice
performing in Venice for the 50th Biennale
on 12 and 14 June, 2003
Gallery Holly Snapp, Calle delle Botteghe, San Marco
Venice Biennale 2003

Tre ragazze, tre macchine da scrivere, parlare con una sola voce

Holly Snapp
The Typing Explosion are three young female performers who, until 2005, created poetry on demand (read some) using vintage typewriters, bells and whistles. The subjects of a digital documentary shown in Europe during the Venice Biennale, they performed in person during the vernissage week at
Gallery Holly Snapp,
San Marco 3127.
The Olivetti "Valentine"

Grand Canal, 2003
Venice Biennale 2003
Tre Archi by night, 2003

Creazione di poesia a richiesta, creare poesie al momento

"The Typing Explosion" digital documentary by Cynthia Rose was funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation, the US National Endowment for the Arts, MTV Europe and the Jack Straw Foundation. For further information copies on DVD, enquire here.

Typist Rachel LaRue Kessler
Typist Sierra K. Nelson
Typist Sarah Paul Ocampo

Typing Explosion Local Union Local 898 was a division of OPEIU, America's Office and Professional Employees International Union