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4-Week Workshop: Christopher Rey Pérez: Heart Tattoos

4 Mondays | Feb 5 – Feb 26  |  6-8pm

Feb 5, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$180.00 – $200.00

Heart Tattoos

A series of workshops on marks, figures, designs, and words, “Heart Tattoos” will start with the tat-tat of striking pen to paper before exploring the possibilities of using the body as a record. Whether as part of ornament, ritual, trauma, or other factors, what do we inscribe onto our bodies, and what’s commemorated there forever? Throughout our time together, we’ll write poems, craft song lyrics, illustrate writing, and record audio. Possible readings include works from Roque Dalton, Akilah Oliver, Anne Waldman, María Sabina, Antonin Artaud, Alejandra Pizarnick, and Néstor Perlongher.

4 Mondays  |  Feb 5 – Feb 26  |  6-8pm  |  $200 ($180 for Members)

(Feb 5, 12, 19, 26)

All are welcome, space is limited. A limited number of partial need-based scholarships are available. Please email with any questions.

About the educator:

Christopher Rey Pérez is a poet from the Rio Grande Valley. He is the author of the full-length collections, gauguin’s notebook (&Now Books, ’17), and Fayuca (diSONARE Editorial, 23), along with the forthcoming chapbook Future Tourism (Sputnik & Fizzle, ’24) and other titles. With Gabriel Finotti, he edits the nomadic, multilingual publication Dolce Stil Criollo. He also forms part of Post-Novis, an alternative project of architectural education and practice.

Admission $200 ($180 for members)


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4-Week Workshop: Christopher Rey Pérez
Feb 5 – Feb 26  |  6-8pm
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Feb 5 – Feb 26  |  6-8pm


Feb 5, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$180.00 – $200.00
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