Pop-Up Poets: Brent Cunningham on Hanne Darboven

August 24, 2011  |  By
Filed under: One on One

This summer we’re enjoying a special poets-in-the-galleries series, organized by Small Press Traffic. Inspired by The Steins Collect, the series honors writer Gertrude Stein and her relationships with the visual artists of her day. Each Thursday evening in July and August a poet gives a reading, talk, or performance about an artist or artwork on view. Last week Brent Cunningham talked about Hanne Darboven:

 

Brent Cunningham with Hanne Darboven’s _51 Drawings_, 1971-1972

 

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Brent Cunningham, Number, Visual Art, and Writing.


Brent Cunningham is a writer, publisher, and occasional visual artist currently living in Oakland with his wife and daughter. His first book of poetry, Bird & Forest, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2005, and his second, Journey to the Sun, is forthcoming in 2011 from Atelos. He and Neil Alger founded and run Hooke Press, a chapbook press dedicated to publishing short runs of poetry, criticism, theory, writing, and ephemera.

Tomorrow night: Yedda Morrison on Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson’s Swamp.

1 Comment

  1. Patrick Says:

    This is brilliant.

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