Writers on Process:
Martin Glaz Serup
Saturday, November 10th
at the Chicago Cultural Center
E. Washington Street
on the 5th floor, Millennium Park Room
Figues Press authors Martin Glaz Serup (Copenhagen) and
Christine Wertheim (Los Angeles) will be on a Field Tour of the Field
States from November 3-10, 2012. On Saturday, November 10, join us for a
panel discussion between Martin Glaz Serup, Christine Wertheim, and
local writers Judd
Morrissey and Laura Goldstein on process and project.
Moderated and organized by
Jennifer Karmin & Elizabeth Metzger Sampson
presented by the Poetry Center of Chicago & Red Rover Series
Laura Goldstein's poetry and essays have been published in American Letters and Commentary, MAKE, kill author, jacket2, EAOGH, Requited, Everyday Genius, Little Red Leaves, and How2. She has published several chapbooks including Inventory (Sona Books, 2012); Let Her (Dancing Girl Press, 2012); Facts of Light (Plumberries Press, 2011) and Ice in Intervals
(Hex Presse, 2008). She co-curates the Red Rover Series with Jennifer
Karmin and teaches Writing and Literature at Loyola University.
Judd Morrissey is an electronic writer and creator of multimodal
works encompassing elements of internet art, live performance,
site-responsive installation, and structured public participation. He is
the creator of widely studied and anthologized digital literary works
including The Precession (2011), The Last Performance [dot org] (2009), The Jew’s Daughter (2006), and My Name is Captain, Captain
(2002). His projects are presented nationally and internationally in
festivals, exhibitions, conferences and commission contexts. Morrissey
is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago where he teaches courses in networked and computational writing, digital art, and
contemporary performance. He was a collaborator of the former
international performance collective, Goat Island, and is a fellow of
the Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writing Grant
program. More at http://www.judisdaid.com.
Serup was born in 1978 and has published six children’s books, most recently an illustrated story entitled When granddad was a postman (2010). He has also published six collections of poetry; his long poem The Field (2010)
has been published in Denmark (2010), USA (2011), Sweden (2012) and
Finland (2013). Serup is the former founding editor of the Nordic
web-magazine for literary criticism Litlive and the literary journal Apparatur, and is the current managing editor of the poetry magazine Hvedekorn.
He has taught creative writing at the University of Southern Denmark
and at the University of Aarhus; he is currently a Ph.D. student at the
University of Copenhagen. In 2006, Serup received the Michael Strunge
Prize for poetry and in 2008 he received a gold medal from the
University of Copenhagen for his dissertation of Poetry and Relational
Aesthetics. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious three-year grant
Danish Art's Council.
Christine Wertheim is a poet, critic,
performer and curator with a doctorate in literature and semiotics from
Middlesex University, London. Her books include the poetic suite +|‘me’S-pace (Les Figues Press), Corpus, a chapbook from Triage, and the edited anthology Feminaissance (Les Figues Press). She regularly writes critical pieces on art, literature and aesthetics, including for Cabinet, X-tra, The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Center cat., and Patarcitical Interogation Techniques,
vol 3, ed. Doug Harvey. She lectures and performs internationally, most
recently at the Sorbonne, Birkbeck College, London, the University of
Western Sydney, Melbourne University, and LaTrobe University, Melbourne.
With her sister Margaret she co-directs the Institute For Figuring
(IFF), which curates exhibitions and seminars on the intersections of
art, science and mathematics. Her new book
Mutters and Babels is forthcoming from Couterpath Books in 2013. More at http://christine-wertheim.com and http://theiff.org.