Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Poets on Painters Programs

Poets on Painters Reading
6 to 8 P.M., Friday April 20
Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas
Enjoy a lively poetry reading and discussion at Wichita's independent bookstore and literary gathering place. Readers include: Travis Nichols, Monica Fambrough, Noah Eli Gordon, Sara Veglahn, Juliana Leslie, Paul Killebrew, Corina Copp, and WSU graduate students and faculty.

Gallery Talk
7 to 8 P.M., Thursday, May 3
Ulrich Museum of Art, Chris Paulsen Polk and Wilson galleries
Katie Geha, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Ulrich Museum of Art, will discuss the relationship between contemporary poetry and painting and give an insider's look at the exhibition Poets on Painters.

Roundtable Discussion on Artistic Collaboration
6 to 8 P.M., Thursday, June 21
Ulrich Museum of Art, Joan S. Beren gallery
A diverse group of scholars, poets, and painters discuss the nature of artistic collaboration and how it informs their work. Roundtable participants include Wilson Baldridge, associate professor of modern and calssical languages and literature at Wichita State University, and winner of the 2006 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation; Patrick Duegaw, painter and member of the Wichita artist collectiove Fish Haus; Margaret Dawe, chair and associate professor of the department of English at Wichita State University, and author of the Charlie Parker-inspired novel Nissequott; Noah Eli Gordon, Denver-based poet whose recent book Novel Pictorial Noise was chosen by the poet John Ashbery as a 2006 National Poetry Series open-competition winner; and Mark David Bradshaw, book reviewer for the Wichita City Paper and bookseller at Watermark Books & Cafe.


Blogger GPWITD said...

If you love poets on painters may I recommend "77 BEASTS: Basil King's Beastiary" just out from Marsh Hawk Press. Ekphrastic poems with a difference: King is a painter as well as a poet.

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