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CANCELLED: Poetics of Terror: Visceral Performance & Cyborg/Trans Poetics with Andrea Abi-Karam: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop

NEW Registration Deadline: FRIDAY April 10

Apr 16, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Six Thursdays, April 16–May 21

NEW Registration Deadline: FRIDAY April 10

Class Dates:
Thursday, April 16, 6–8:30pm
Thursday, April 23, 6–8:30pm
Thursday, April 30, 6–8:30pm
Thursday, May 7, 6–8:30pm
Thursday, May 14, 6–8:30pm
Thursday, May 21, 6–8:30pm

ISO: FREEK4FREEK, formlessness and formal precision, wild and unrestrained poetics, derangement and mutation of language, obsession and desire, performance and performativity, abolitionist perspectives, fantastical futurities, a poetry of directness, a poetry with teeth. We will gather inspiration from writers, performers, activists, and thinkers including Ana Mendieta, David Wojnarowicz, Marina Abramović, Wendy Trevino, Cecilia Vicuña, Trish Salah, Cody-Rose Clevidence, and José Esteban Muñoz.

Andrea Abi-Karam is an arab-american genderqueer punk poet-performer cyborg and the author of the chapbook THE AFTERMATH and the book EXTRATRANSMISSION. Their second full-length collection, Villainy, was selected by Simone White for forthcoming publication.

This workshop is offered via Zoom, a free video conferencing app. Workshop registration includes free Zoom tutorial.

Admission $325


Apr 16, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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