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Saturday, may 14 at 7 pm
Stories about the journey to paradise, in religious and literary traditions, feature animals as both obstacles and allies. In Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf, Grendel [continue reading…]
Tuesday, May 10 at 7pm
Join us for a multimedia tour of the decadence and divinity of two New Jersey utopian communities founded in the 19th century: one for pleasure, the other for purity. [continue reading…]
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 6 am
Meet: Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park.
As part of the year-long Paradise exhibition at Proteus Gowanus, we will walk through the sounds of spring in Prospect Park. We will be silent, unplugged from all our devices, and “all ears” as birdsong (“the dawn chorus”) surrounds us [continue reading…]
Saturday, April 23 at 7pm
A program of short films by Ernie Gehr, Stan Brakhage, Jeanne Liotta, Sam Green and Mark Street will be followed by a post-screening discussion with Gehr, Green and Street. The films, curated by Lynne Sachs, Mark Street and [continue reading…]
Posted in Events on April 17, 2011 • Tagged erik schurink, ernie gehr, film shorts, jeanne liotta, joseph cornell, lynne sachs, mark street, mothlight, Paradise, sam green, stan brakhage, the wonder ring
By Appointment with the artist
In Here Is Where We Meet, artist Madhu Kaza will travel to individual participant’s homes by appointment to read to them at bedtime. This project is part of the artist’s ongoing Hospitality series, [continue reading…]
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 16, 7-9m
For our last exhibition of the Paradise year, we focus on Bedevilment, in collaboration with our friends at Curious Matter, who will install an exhibit within the exhibit entitled The Naming of the Animals. [continue reading…]
Posted in Events on April 4, 2011 • Tagged anne garland, cate whittemore, Curious Matter, david eustace, diane bertolo, eaton purdy, edith kollath, enome ekeh, jessica cannon, leon waller, madhu kaza, Naming the Animals, nancy friedemann, Paradise, paula donomatis, peter bonner, sally agee, stella chasteen, walter polkosnik, wrecked tangle press, writhing society
Make an appointment or drop in on Saturday, April 16, 7-10pm; or
1-5pm on Sunday, April 17; Saturday, April 23; Saturday, April 30; & Sunday, May 1.
We all have a relationship with at least one special machine, and many of us may qualify as cyborgs. Do you need help accepting your cyborg nature? How are your relationships with your machines? Have you considered therapy? In Teknotherapy, a Cyborg interlocutor (or “teknotherapist”) leads group and individual sessions [continue reading…]