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September 17, 2013

Assembly: Entropy — Poetry Set To Music

  • 09_17 A Everett - profile shot with headlights

Photography by Zeina Mroueh

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.

Christopher Johnson curates Entropy. Poetry set to music, from 9/17-9/22.

9/17: Matthew Everett
Discussion and demonstration of collaborative work with poet Christopher Johnson. I provide musical backing, and so will be bringing a guitar and small amp, an accordion, and a bouzouki (octave mandolin)—Matthew Everett

Free with museum admission.

Matthew Everett is a composer, songwriter, and writer from Providence. Aside from solo shows and albums, Matt has provided music for poets, dancers, and filmmakers, played in numerous bands, and occasionally done session work with unexpected luminaries such as Will Oldham, James Franco, and Smokey Robinson. His poems, stories, essays and cartoons have been published in Barrow Street, the Cafe Irreal, Pax Americana, and the Agenda. Matt is currently playing violin and guitar with the bands Hope Anchor and Everett Bros. Moving Company; collaborating with poet Christopher Johnson on the Entropy Project; and finishing up a novel and a collection of short stories.