Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Ekphrastastic


John and I are teaching an ekphrastic poetry workshop through the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art tomorrow evening, then participating in a reading at the museum next Friday. We'll be reading poems based on the current exhibit ("Visual Rhythm presents non-narrative, abstract, and immersive experimental film, video, and digital art, connecting recent directions in media art to earlier modes of expression").

It's not too late to sign up for the class, but if you can't make it, consider coming to the performance next week!

A little more info:
Experience Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art's upcoming exhibition, Visual Rhythm, through the art of ekphrastic writing with Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Take part in a workshop and learn how to craft your own ekphrastic writing. Then join us for a performance and share your writing alongside ekphrasis experts in a moveable poetry reading throughout the museum.  
Workshop: Thursday, August 16 [TOMORROW!], 6:30 pm. Led by John Cotter and Elisa Gabbert. Cost: $35 members of Lighthouse & BMoCA, $50 for nonmembers  
Performance: Friday, August 24, 7:30 pm. Cost: $5 members of Lighthouse & BMoCA, $8 for nonmembers. Scheduled to perform (so far): John Cotter, J Diego Frey, Elisa Gabbert, Michael Henry, Ginny Hoyle, Vicki Mandell King, Chris Ransick, David Rothman, Eleni Sikelianos, Barbara Sorenson, Seth Brady Tucker, Roger Wehling, Jake Adam York
To register: visit bmoca.org. Or show up at the door.

2 comments:

  1. I'd love to talk with you about how this goes--I'm doing a similar thing for the San Diego Museum of Contemporary art in November!

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    1. Oh cool! Shoot me an email if you want to talk about how it went.

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