Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Marcella Durand and Timothy Liu with Hansa Bergwall

Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 2pm

The Gallery at R&F Handmade Paints
84 Ten Broeck Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401

A $5 donation is suggested.

For directions please visit R&F’s website.

Hansa Bergwall has poems published in Lodestar Quarterly, Caliban Online, St. Petersburg Review, and Whistling Fire. He has collaborated on the Thames & Hudson Project (Fields Press) with Timothy Liu. He lives in Brooklyn with his husband.

Marcella Durand’s books include Deep Eco Pré, a collaboration with Tina Darragh, (Little Red Leaves, 2009); AREA (Belladonna Books, 2008); and Traffic & Weather, a site-specific long poem written during a residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (Futurepoem Books, 2008). She has talked about, taught, and published essays on the potential intersections of poetry and ecology at and in a variety of venues. She was a 2009 fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the 2010-2011 Fellow in Poetics and Poetic Practice for the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a 2011-2013 Fellow at the Black Earth Institute. She lives in New York City, where she is working on a new collection titled The Prospect.

Timothy Liu is the author of For Dust Thou Art (Southern Illinois University Press, 2005); Of Thee I Sing (2004), selected by Publishers Weekly as a 2004 Book-of-the-Year; Hard Evidence (2001); Say Goodnight (1998); Burnt Offerings (1995); and Vox Angelica (1992), which won the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. He has also edited Word of Mouth: An Anthology of Gay American Poetry, (Talisman House, 2000). His poems have been included in many anthologies and have appeared in such magazines and journals as American Letters & Commentary, Bomb, Grand Street, Kenyon Review, The Nation, New American Writing, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry and Virginia Quarterly Review. He has collaborated on the Thames & Hudson Project (Fields Press) with Hansa Bergwall. His journals and papers are archived in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library.

In the Gallery at R&F:

Snippets: Visual Text, a group exhibition of works by six visual artists (two of which are also poets working collaboratively on a visual project). The show will run from February 4th through March 24th, 2012.

Snippets is a group exhibition that looks at a variety of ways that artists use text, or allow their work to reference and be informed by words as the building blocks for an object or image. The featured artists approach text in a variety of ways; as pure matter, as metaphor, as specific content, as texture or atmosphere, and as concept. By bringing these different but related works together, Snippets presents a visual conversation between the participating artists on these same issues, connecting through ideas of language.

The artists include Kristy Deetz (Wisconsin), Anne Gorrick (West Park, New York) & Scott Helmes (Minnesota), Kathy Miller (California), Graceann Warn (Michigan), and Daniella Woolf (California).


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