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Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House

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10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
212-431-7920 www.poetshouse.org

April 2018

The Archive as Resistance: A Craft Talk with Cynthia Cruz Has Audio Source

Apr 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
Cynthia Cruz

Cynthia Cruz (c) Steven Page

The author of four books and winner of the Hodder Fellowship, among other honors, poet and critic Cynthia Cruz discusses creative engagement with archives as a means of social resistance and aesthetic experimentation, offering examples from visual art, including experimental film; contemporary poetry; and her own practice.

Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.

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May 2018

Negative Space: Luljeta Lleshanaku with Eliot Weinberger and Ani Gjika Has Audio Source

May 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Luljeta Lleshanaku

Luljeta Lleshanaku

In Luljeta Lleshanaku‘s new collection of poems, Negative Space, childhood memories of the dictatorship in Albania disperse into a calm that shrouds everyday life with numinous mystery. Lleshanaku joins essayist Eliot Weinberger, and her translator Ani Gjika, for the New York City launch of Negative Space.

“A child who paid for the political sins of her grandparents in Hoxha’s Albania; a young poet…

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December 2018

Bettissima: Treasures from the Elizabeth Kray Archive

Dec 11, 2018 - Jun 1, 2019
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Over 100 of Poets House co-founder Elizabeth Kray’s letters to & from acclaimed poets, including Elizabeth Bishop, E. E. Cummings, June Jordan, Denise Levertov, Clarence Major, Adrienne Rich & more.

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June 2019

Gay New York: Walt Whitman to the Present

Jun 20, 2019 - Jan 25, 2020
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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An exhibition of sculptor and painter Nicholas Buffon’s recent work documenting iconic LGBTQ landmarks, venues, and bars of New York City.

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March 2020

Exhibition Opening: Participating Witness: The Poetics Of Granary Books with Steve Clay and Mary Catherine Kinniburgh

Mar 10, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Mary Catherine Kinniburgh and Steve Clay

Mary Catherine Kinniburgh and Steve Clay

Join us for a conversation between publisher Steve Clay and archivist Mary Catherine Kinniburgh that celebrates the opening of Participating Witness.

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