Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Red Rover Series / Experiment #40

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #40:
Poetry TV

7pm / doors lock 7:30

Featuring videos by:
Carrie Olivia Adams
Justin Cabrillos
Amira Hanafi
Kurt Heintz
Laura Goldstein & Marissa Plumb
Mark Jeffery & Judd Morrissey

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4

logistics --
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

CARRIE OLIVIA ADAMS is a Chicago-based poet and poetry-filmmaker. She works as a book publicist and is the poetry editor for the small press Black Ocean. She is the author of Intervening Absence (Ahsahta Press 2009) and the chapbook “A Useless Window”. Her second book, 41 Jane Doe’s is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press along with a DVD of poem films in 2013.

JUSTIN CABRILLOS is a writer and performer based in Chicago. Drawing on elements of movement, performance art, poetry, and sound art, he investigates the field where alphabetic and gestural language shape the movements of the body. Cabrillos received a fellowship at Ox-Bow School of Art, he was an Incubation Series artist-in-residence at the Chicago Cultural Center, and he will be a 2011 LinkUP Artist at Links Hall. He recently collaborated with Every House Has a Door in a performance for artCENA in Rio De Janeiro.

LAURA GOLDSTEIN is a poet, artist, and curator living in Chicago. She has two chapbooks, Ice in Intervals and Day of Answers, and choreographed the video performance Captain America for Chicago’s Rhinofest in 2007, the script of which can be found in EAOGH. Her work can also be found in Requited, Little Red Leaves, Everyday Genius, and Seven Corners, How2, and Otoliths. She teaches at Loyola University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

AMIRA HANAFI is a writer and artist using variable methods of research and collection to produce documentary objects. Currently, she is working with an assemblage of material collected on a four-month drift in Cairo, Egypt. She is the author of Minced English, Trinities, and Forgery (forthcoming from Green Lantern Press, 2011). Her work has recently been published in American Letters & Commentary, Requited, and Matrix. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

KURT HEINTZ has worked among the interstices between performance, language and video since 1980. Starting in 1993, he produced dozens of collaborative readings linking Chicago with Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, and Cambridge, England using live two-way video, first with Telepoetics, then e-poets network. He co-founded the Guild Complex's Poetry Video Festival in 1991, and has consulted for Visible Verse, Vancouver’s 10-year-old poetry cinema presenter. His videos have been shown at/in Reeling (Chicago Filmmakers), Series A (Hyde Park Arts Center), Image Union (WTTW, Chicago), Poetry Spots (WNYC, New York), and the Gene Siskel Film Center, and elsewhere. For more, see http://heintz.e-poets.net

MARK JEFFERY is a performance / installation artist and was a member of Goat Island Performance Group from 1996 - 2009. He created and performed in 5 of Goat Island’s works, touring and teaching extensively across North America including 10 summer schools at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and throughout Western/Eastern Europe. He curates performance events in Chicago including the international performance, sound and language festival OPENPORT at Links Hall, SAIC, and the Chicago Cultural Center. Mark is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at SAIC where he teaches in the Performance Department and First Year Program.

JUDD MORRISSEY is a writer and code artist whose works of electronic literature, performance, and installation have been presented internationally. He is the creator of digital literary works including The Precession (work-in-progress, 2009-), The Jew's Daughter (Electronic Literature Collection, 2006), My Name is Captain, Captain (Eastgate Systems, 2002), and The Last Performance [dot org] (2009), a collaborative writing, archiving, and text-visualization project for which he was a recipient of the inaugural Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers' Grant in 2007. Judd teaches as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Writing, Art and Technology Studies, and Performance.

MARISSA PLUMB writes, teaches, and works in media and web production. Her current multimedia project is an experiment in narrative interactivity, driven by questions and concerns about how data, once interpreted, shapes society. Marisa studied at Brown University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and now teaches English in New York and D.C.

RED ROVER SERIES is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. The series was founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin.

November 5 - Joel Lewis, Adrian Moens & Marthe Reed
December 4 - Vanessa Place