Faculty-Instructor Literature and Visual Arts University of the Fraser Valley. Born in Budapest, based in Montreal until 1983, his work is distinguished by Dadaist/Surrealist/experimental writings, performance works and videopoems. He has published 6 books of poetry. In 1978, he coined the term 'videopoetry' to describe his multimedia work, and is considered to be one of the original pioneers of the form. He is the author of "Videopoetry: A Manifesto", published on Sept. 6, 2011. As one of the leading theorists of the genre of videopoetry - his Manifesto was reposted on numerous blogs, including W.J.T. Mitchell's Critical Inquiry, and to date has been accessed on issuu.com by more than 20,000 readers in 66 countries - he has been invited to address festivals, conferences and symposia in Buenos Aires, Berlin, New York, London, Amsterdam, Montpellier, among others.