Monday, July 5, 2010

Not Content: Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all Not Content events will take place at LACE 6522 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

11 JULY 2010, SUNDAY, 4-6 PM

Not Content Performance 2: Readings by writers-in-residence Douglas Kearney and Vanessa Place and a Feral-Cat Attack as conceived by Divya Victor.

During the course of his residency, Kearney periodically recorded “covers” of the ever-altering text, COVERAGE. Kearney will use these recordings in a new performance before LACE performs its own cover up of the text.

Vanessa Place will unread STATEMENT OF FACT.

Divya Victor’s HELLOCAST will be the site of a FERAL-CAT ATTACK, with performers Amina Cain, Anna Joy Springer, Danielle Adair, Jemima Wyman, Mathew Timmons, Tanya Rubbak, Teresa Carmody, Kate Durbin, and…


Unnatural Acts: Installation Events & Performances: Taking its name from the historic collaborative writing marathons led by Bernadette Mayer and others in NYC during 1972-73, Unnatural Acts by writers-in-residence Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin will explore the themes of hunger, war, and desire through public acts of collaboration.

21 July 5-5:30pm: Performance of Hunger Texts Read in the Dark by Amina Cain

22 July 5-6pm: Street Performance of 4000 Words 4000 Dead by Jennifer Karmin

23 July noon-8pm: Unnatural Acts 8 hours of collaborative writing. Collaborators include: Harold Abramowitz, Tisa Bryant, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, Saehee Cho, K. Lorraine Graham, Jennifer Karmin, Laida Lertxundi, India Radfar, and Mark Wallace.

24 July 4-6pm: Collaborative Reading and Artists’ Talk. Readers include: Harold Abramowitz, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, K. Lorraine Graham, Jennifer Karmin, Laida Lertxundi, India Radfar, and Mark Wallace,.

Photo of Bernadette Mayer and Jennifer Karmin

August 2009, an afternoon of collaborative writing

Photo by Philip Good

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