Short Circuits: A creativewriting workshop on short-form poetryShort Circuits: A creativewriting workshop on short-form poetryhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/260264Magill Hires Room2014-02-14T13:30:002014-02-14T16:00:00
February 14, 1:30PM–4:00PM
Magill Hires Room
This Friday join Mellon Creative Resident Pato Hebert and Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry Thomas Devaney for a hands-on exploration of short-form poetry in this creative writing workshop.
The works of artist Pato Hebert and poet Thomas Devaney explore the intersections between image and language in the building of narrative.
Pato Hebert is an artist, cultural worker, and educator. As a Mellon Creative Resident he helped run the 24-Hour Comics Challenge last semester and met with students to discuss a large-scale art installation in Ryan Gym. Hebert’s artworks span a range of media, from photography, sculpture, and graphic design to social practice, light, and language. His works have been displayed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, the Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen, and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Thomas Devaney a poet, critic, and visiting professor at Haverford. As a Haverford Professor his creative writing workshop collaborated with the college's Arboretum Association to create "Under an Oak: A Poetry Tree Tour. Devaney's works include the poetry collections The Picture That Remains (The Print Center, 2014), A Series of Small Boxes (Fish Drum, 2007), The American Pragmatist Fell in Love (Banshee Press, 1999), and the nonfiction book Letters to Ernesto Neto (Germ Folios, 2005). Other work includes his participant-performance project "The Empty House" at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, for the Institute of Contemporary Art's show The Big Nothing. Devaney is the editor of ONandOnScreen, a website crossing boundaries between words and images.
Sponsored by the Mellon Creative Residencies and Magill Libray
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