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Not Content: Performance 3
August 19, 2010 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Not Content: Performance 3 with Johanna Drucker, Mathew Timmons, Yedda Morrison
These three are the next writers, curated by Les Figues Press, to perform with Not Content, a series of text projects that investigate the ways in which language functions within public and private spheres and within the tenuous and transitory space between these real and imagined realms.
Johanna Drucker is an artist and writer who is known for her experimental typographic books and her critical writings on visual poetry, typographic history, and digital aesthetics. She teaches in the Information Studies Department at UCLA.
Writer and visual artist Yedda Morrison was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her books include Girl Scout Nation (Displaced Press, 2008) and Crop (Kelsey Street Press, 2003). Darkness (A Biocentric Reading of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness) is forthcoming from Make Now Press in Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in numerous anthologies and collections, most recently in The Book of Practical Pussies with artist Michelle Rollman, and Collective Task, edited by poet Robert Fitterman. Morrison has exhibited her visual work in the US and Canada, and is currently represented by Republic Gallery in Vancouver, BC. She lives in San Francisco.
To learn more about Yedda’s work, go to www.yeddamorrison.com
Mathew Timmons is General Director of General Projects in Los Angeles. His works include CREDIT (Blanc Press) an 800 page full color, large-format, hardbound book, and Lip Service, a chapbook published by Slack Buddha Press. The New Poetics from Les Figues Press, Sound Noise from Little Red Leaves, The Archanoids an album of solo and collaborative sound poetries from Pleonasm Music, and his micro-book collaboration with Marcus Civin, a particular vocabulary from P S Books, are forthcoming. His work may be found in various journals including P-Queue, Holy Beep!, Flim Forum, The Physical Poets, Out of Nothing, Mammut, Area Sneaks, Try, Or, Emohippus and Luvina. His art writing may be found in Artweek, Artillery, ArtSlant, The Magazine and X-TRA. He is the editor of Insert Press and co-curates Late Night Snack (with Harold Abramowitz).
For more information about Mathew Timmons, click here www.generalprojects.blogspot.com