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November 13, 5 PM 45 Carleton St., room 111, Cambridge, MA

Charles Bernstein and Susan Bee

Susan will give a slide talk about her work, focusing on her collaborations with various poets and artists including Susan Howe, Johanna Drucker, Charles Bernstein, and Jerome Rothenberg

Charles will show some slides of his collaborations with Richard Tuttle and also read some poems accompanied by Susan's projected images.

collaboration: from Nude Formalism

Bee's collaboration with Johanna Drucker: from A Girl's Life

Susan Bee is an artist, editor, and designer who lives and works in New York City. She shows her paintings at A.I.R. Gallery in New York City. She has published five artist's books with Granary Books, including collaborations with poets: Bed Hangings, with Susan Howe, A Girl’s Life, with Johanna Drucker, and Log Rhythms and Little Orphan Anagram with Charles Bernstein. She is coeditor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artist's Writings, Theory, and Criticism, with writings by over 100 artists, critics, and poets, that was published by Duke University Press in 2000. Her web site is at http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/bee/.

Charles Bernstein is the author of With Strings (University of Chicago Press, 2001), Republics of Reality: Poems 1975-1984 (Sun & Moon Press, 2000), and My Way: Speeches and Poems (Chicago, 1999) and two new chapbooks, World on Fire, from Nomados Press and Let's Just Say, from Chax Press. He is the editor of Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word (Oxford University Press, 1999) and 99 Poets/1999: An International Poetics Symposium (Duke, 1998). Bernstein is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is the co-director of PennSound, a web audio archive of poetry readings. His home page is at the Electronic Poetry Center (http://epc.buffalo.edu).