Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Oct 10: 4000 WORDS 4000 DEAD
4000 WORDS 4000 DEAD
street performance by Jennifer Karmin
Saturday, October 10th
in front of the Epiphany Church
201 S. Ashland Avenue
"I want to start with the milestone today of 4,000 dead in Iraq. Americans. And just what effect do you think it has on the country?"
-- Martha Raddatz, ABC News' White House correspondent to Dick Cheney
Jennifer Karmin has been collecting 4000 WORDS for the 4000 DEAD Americans in Iraq. All words are being used to create a public poem. During street performances, she gives away these words to passing pedestrians. Submissions are ongoing as the Iraq War continues and the number of dead grows. Send 1-10 words with subject 4000 WORDS to email@example.com.
Emily Abendroth, Harold Abramowitz, Amanda Ackerman, Manan Ahmed, Charles Alexander, mIEKAL aND, David Baratier, Michael Basinski, Cara Benson, Charles Bernstein, Anselm Berrigan, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Laynie Browne, Lee Ann Brown, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, Maxine Chernoff, Catherine Daly, Patrick Durgin, Annie Finch, Daniel Godston, Arielle Greenberg, Kate Greenstreet, Roberto Harrison, Carla Harryman, David Hernandez, Jen Hofer, Lisa Janssen, Pierre Joris, John Keene, Matthew Klane, Toni Asante Lightfoot, Joyelle McSweeney, Miranda Mellis, Philip Metres, Vanessa Place, Kristin Prevallet, Lisa Samuels, Susan Schultz, Laura Sims, Juliana Spahr, Christopher Stackhouse, Chuck Stebelton, Stacy Szymaszek, Tony Trigilio, Eric Unger, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Andrew Zawacki, and many more.
Sponsored by:the 4th annual Chicago Calling Festival,
& Chicago Artists Month 2009
October 10th Chicago Calling performances
2-11pm at the Epiphany Church with:
Rachel Thorne Germond, World Listening Project, Laura Goldstein, Marisa Plumb, Rebecca Cooling-Mallard, Ryan Ingebritsen, Esther Vomplon, Krista Franklin, Harry Ross, Ira S. Murfin, Brother Anthony Teague, Kyeong Hee Choi, Hasan Abdur-Razzaq, Gerard Cox, Adam Smith, Kristy Bowen, Julie Strand, Christopher Preissing, Guillermo Gregorio, Jayve Montgomery, Ben Boye, Joel Wanek, Jennie Knaggs, Joel Peterson, Nick Schillace, Jon Brumit Regina Baiocchi, Houreya Elsayed, Ed Roberson, Philip Greenlief, Paul Hartsaw, Clifton Hyde, Damon Short, and a few surprises.