I T ‘ S F O R Y O U
An Interdisciplinary Festival of Collaborative Firsts
Sun Apr 24, 5:30 PM
Monica de la Torre, Richard Maxwell, Andrew Lampert & Lisa Sanditz
at Zinc Bar, 82 W. 3rd St. (btwn Thompson and Sullivan), New York, NY
Mónica de la Torre is the author of two poetry books published in the US, Talk Shows (Switchback, 2007) and Public Domain (Roof Books, 2008), and two poetry books published in Mexico City, Acúfenos (Taller Ditoria, 2006) andSociedad Anónima (UNAM/Bonobos, 2010). She is translator of a volume of selected poems by the Mexican poet Gerardo Deniz (Lost Roads, 2000) and co-editor of two anthologies: Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry (Copper Canyon Press, 2002), and the anthology of post-Latino poetryMalditos latinos, malditos sudacas: Poesía hispanoamericana Made in USA (El billar de Lucrecia, 2009). Collaborative projects include the bookAppendices, Illustrations and Notes, co-written with Terence Gower; The Collective Task, a book by artists and poets published in 2010; and Taller de Mecanografía, forthcoming in Mexico in fall 2011. She is a 2009 NYFA fellow in poetry and senior editor at BOMB Magazine.
Richard Maxwell is a playwright and director living in NYC. He is the artistic director of New York City Players. A volume of his plays, Plays 1996-2000: Richard Maxwell, has been published by Theatre Communications Group. In 2011 he will premier his latest work Neutral Hero at Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels.
Andrew Lampert: Born in the mid-70s in the Midwest, Andrew Lampert produces films, videos and live performances that often bear no resemblance to one another. Over the last decade his works have been widely exhibited at festivals (NY Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Kill Your Timid Notion), in cinemas (BFI, Light Industry), in galleries (Mitchell Algus Gallery, NYC and Associates, London), performance venues (The Kitchen, NYC and The Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow), museums (The Getty Museum, Los Angeles and The Whitney Museum of American Art) and elsewhere. Lampert lives in Brooklyn, works as Archivist at Anthology Film Archives and is soon starting production on a 16mm feature film about technophobes.
Lisa Sanditz is a visual artist whose paintings, lately and often, expressively depict industrial landscapes in China and North America. For more, see www.lisasanditz.com.