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Reception: Open Space

Tuesday, March 6th – Tuesday, March 6th, 5:30 PM–7:30 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free reservations at http://poetryfoundation.eventbrite.com or by calling (312) 787-7070

Open Space brings together chapbooks published by 12 renowned micro-presses from the 1950s to the present day with original publications by poets Gwendolyn Brooks, Allen Ginsberg, Lyn Hejinian, Charles Olson, Jack Spicer and many others. The books on display were designed and printed in collaboration with poets and visual artists, and range from gritty DIY photocopied pamphlets to finely crafted letterpress editions. A brief talk by curator Michael Slosek will begin at 6:15pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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  • Browse Poems

  • Neha Vedpathak, detail, “Bhaba,” (2016)
    Current Exhibition
    Jul 11, 2016 – Sep 15, 2016

    A virtual dialogue between the artist and the poets Rabindranath Tagore and Kay Ryan, Bhaba is a multi-disciplinary exhibition that includes a large-scale paper work, an installation of handmade “stones,” and a mixed-media garland. Vedpathak’s “plucking” technique, in which she...