Date(s) - Fri. Jul. 07, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday, July 7th.
THOMAS J. KITSON reads from his translation of Rapture by Iliazd (Columbia University Press)
with performances by most special guests:
THOMAS J. KITSON
Thomas J. Kitson is a freelance translator in New York City. He holds a Ph.D. in Russian literature from Columbia University.
Steph (also Stephen and Stephanie) Burt is Professor of English at Harvard and the author of several books of poetry and literary criticism: her latest book of poems, Advice from the Lights, will appear from Graywolf Press in October 2017.
Ernst Karel makes electroacoustic music and experimental nonfiction sound works for multichannel installation and performance. Currently he has sound work in ‘The World is Sound’ at the Rubin Museum in NYC and in ‘Listen Hear’ at the Gardner Museum in Boston. The latter show includes ‘Municipals’ (with Helen Mirra), a 6-channel piece which is open each Friday 11-5, and ‘Fens’ (with Teri Rueb), a headphone/GPS piece for the Back Bay Fens. It is recommended that you search and download “Fens” via Google Play or the Apple Store, take your headphones or earbuds, and go hang out for a few hours in the Back Bay Fens. http://ek.klingt.org.