About this series:
With this long-running series, curators Christen Clifford and Tom Cole present a wide cultural and stylistic range of work, pairing boundary breaking established writers with emerging hotshots to bring audiences a cross-section of cross genre writers distinguished by their highly individual use of language. The series curators aim to involve a diverse audience in the flux of new poetic forms.
Recent participants include Stephen Elliot, John Wray, Lynne Tillman, Eileen Myles, Paul Lisicky, Jeff Ragsdale, Aaron Scott, Patty Powers, Lia Gangitano, George Gilmore, Andy Weems, Tom Murrin, Lovett/Codagnone, Karen Lillis, Sarah Maxfeild, Rebekah Rutkoff, McKenzie Wark, Phillip Lopate, Laurie Stone, Mark Doty, Lucy Sexton.
Coming up:Tuesday, January 21 at 7:30pm Experiments & Disorders CANCELED DUE TO SNOW. STAY SAFE. Featuring Sarah Cameron Sunde and Stacey Karen Robinson.
Sarah Cameron Sunde is a New York-based director of theater and live art who also translates performance works from Norwegian into American-English. Since 2003 she has worked with Jon Fosse as his sole translator/director in the United States. Her productions of Fosse's plays, NIGHT SINGS ITS SONGS, DEATHVARIATIONS, SA KA LA and A SUMMER DAY starring Karen Allen, have all premiered in NYC to critical acclaim. DREAM OF AUTUMN premiered in Pittsburgh in 2013; translations published by PAJ. In 2004 she co-founded of Oslo Elsewhere and Translation Think Tank, and she currently leads Lydian Junction, an interdisciplinary collective working at the intersection of performance, video art, installation, music and dance. Awards include an American Scandinavian Society Artist Award, Hermitage Foundation Residency, a nytheatre.com Person of the Year Award, and a Princess Grace Directing Fellowship.
Stacey Karen Robinson is an actress and playwright. Her solo show, Quiet Frenzy, is published insolo/black/woman: scripts, interviews, and essays edited by E. Patrick Johnson and Ramon Rivera-Servera (Northwestern University Press, 2013). She has performed Quiet Frenzy at: The Warfield Centerfor African & African American Studies (University of Texas at Austin), Northwestern University, The Pillsbury House Theatre (MN - as part of Non-English Speaking Spoken Here: The Late Nite Series), and The Wild Project (NY). She is a recipient of the 2009 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) Award in Playwriting from the Bronx Council on the Arts. She received her BA from Brown University in Africana Studies and was trained in the Actor Training Program of the Juilliard School.
estimated runtime: 45 minutes Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30pm Experiments & Disorders FREE Featuring Tim McGrath & Adam Fitzgerald
Tim McGrath hails from Boston. He attended Tufts University. Currently he is finishing his BA in English at Hunter College. He has lived in NYC since 1991 where he worked for many years as a private chef. Now he particularly enjoys the process of creating memorable meals and gathering wild food for his friends rather than the idle rich. Mr. McGrath writes poetry and fiction. He is working on a short story collection and has finished a poetry chapbook. He plans to teach ESL.
Adam Fitzgerald is the author of The Late Parade, his debut collection of poetry from W. W. Norton's historic Liveright imprint. In 2005, he graduated from Boston College; in 2007, he completed a Masters degree by editing two unpublished essays of John Ashbery at Boston University's Editorial Institute; in 2010, he received his Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University's School of the Arts. His poems, essays and interviews have appeared in A Public Space, The American Reader, Boston Review, Conjunctions, Poetry, and elsewhere. He is the founding editor of the poetry journal Maggy. This fall, he co-curated the immersive-environment exhibit "John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things" for Loretta Howard Gallery in Chelsea, New York. Next summer, he will direct The Ashbery Home School in Hudson, New York with Timothy Donnelly and Dorothea Lasky. He teaches at The New School and lives in the East Village. estimated runtime: 45 minutes
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