with Michelle Detorie, K. Lorraine Graham, Amanda Ackerman, Vanessa Place, and Carribean Fragoza
Saturday, August 2
Doors open at 7pm; Reading at 7:30pm
Ice Age art
Something beautiful …
Archaeologists at the
The figure of the woolly mammoth is tiny, measuring just 3.7 cm long and weighing a mere 7.5 grams, and displays skillfully detailed carvings. It is unique in its slim form, pointed tail, powerful legs and dynamically arched trunk. It is decorated with six short incisions, and the soles of the pachyderm’s feet show a crosshatch pattern. …
Michelle Detorie grew up in
K. Lorraine Graham is a writer and visual artist. She is the author of Terminal Humming, forthcoming from Edge Books in 2009. She is also the author of several chapbooks: including Large Waves to Large Obstacles, forthcoming from Take Home Project. Ron Her poetry, critical writing, and visual art has appeared or is forthcoming in Traffic, Jacket, Area Sneaks, Fold, Magazine Cypress, HOW2 and elsewhere. A limited-edition CD of her work called Moving Walkways is available Narrowhouse Recordings.
Amanda Ackerman lives in
Vanessa Place is a writer and lawyer, and co-director of Les Figues Press. She is the author of /Dies: A Sentence/, a 50,000-word, one-sentence novella, the post-conceptual novel /La Medusa/ (Fiction Collective 2), a chapbook, /Figure from The Gates of Paradise /(Woodland Editions/Five Fingers Review) and the forthcoming
/Conceptualisms: An Ill-Conceived Guide to Kinda Conceptual, Post-Conceptual, Extant and Taxonomical Writings, etc.,/ written with Robert Fitterman (Ugly Duckling Presse). Her nonfiction book, /The Guilt Project: Rape and Morality/, will be published in Fall 2009 by Other Press. Her collaboration with artist/performer Lamya Regragui will debut at Cent Quatre in Paris/Los Angeles in 2009, and she is collaborating with conceptual artist Stephanie Taylor on “Olady,” a visual/sound project. She lives in Los Angeles.