Assembly: Choose Your Words — Poetry and Prose
12 – 1 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Kate Schapira curates Choose Your Words: Poetry and Prose from 8/13 - 8/18.
Some of the region’s best writers fill the middle of the day,and your ears, with their lines and sentences. Listen. — Kate Schapira
8/18: Danielle Vogel
A Library of Light: Poet and book artist Danielle Vogel will project a series of short, incantatory films, which explore the relationship between syntax and topologies of light and sound. — Danielle Vogel
Free with museum admission.
Kate Schapira is the author of four full-length books of poetry, most recently The Soft Place (Horse Less Press). Her eighth chapbook, The Ground / The Pass / The Wave, will be out this summer from Grey Book Press. She teaches nonfiction writing regularly at Brown University and poetry periodically for libraries, public schools and the Frequency Workshop Series. She co-runs Publicly Complex, a reading series of innovative writing.
Danielle Vogel is a book artist and the author of Narrative & Nest and lit. Her book arts work has most recently been exhibited at Rhode Island’s the AS220 Project Space, The University of Arizona Poetry Center, and Denver’s Abecedarian Gallery. Her written texts have most recently appeared in The Feminist Wire, The Volta, and Tarpaulin Sky. Through both her written work and book artifacts, she investigates the symbiotic bonds between a writer, language, and her readers — how a book, as an extended architecture of a body, can be a site of radical transformation.