Hybrid Poetics & Institutional Interventions: A reading from LABOR & conversation with Jill Magi (moderated by Maryam Parhizkar)February 23rd, 2015
Posted in Jill Magi, NYC events, Spring 2015
Monday, March 23, 6:30 PM
CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5414
Open to the public
Sponsored by the CUNY Graduate Center Poetics Group
Jill Magi works in text, image, and textile and is the author of Threads (Futurepoem), Torchwood (Shearsman), SLOT (Ugly Duckling Presse), Cadastral Map (Shearsman), and, most recently, LABOR (Nightboat). She also just completed a monograph, available as an e-book, on textimage hybridity called Pageviews/Innervisions: a textimage theory and curriculum. Jill ran Sona Books for ten years, she was a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council writer-in-residence, and an artist in residence with the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn. She has taught at the City College of New York, The Eugene Lang College, Goddard College, and the MFA programs at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Columbia College Chicago. In 2013 she accepted a post in Abu Dhabi for New York University where she occasionally teaches poetry workshop, and, more regularly, a course on expository writing through the study of textiles in culture, art, and science. You can view her web-site here.