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PNCA Presents: Renee Gladman and Lisa Radon

January 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PNCA presents Renee Gladman and Lisa Radon at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) on January 10th at 6:30 pm as part of the Low-Residency MFA Creative Writing Winter Residency. Gladman and Radon will read from their most recent works. This event is made possible by a generous grant from the Collins Foundation. It’s free and open to the public.

Renee Gladman is a writer and artist preoccupied with crossings, thresholds, and geographies as they play out at the intersections of poetry, prose, drawing and architecture. She is the author of twelve published works, including a cycle of novels about the city-state Ravicka and its inhabitants, the Ravickians—Event Factory (2010), The Ravickians (2011), Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge (2013), and Houses of Ravicka (2017)—as well as Calamities, a collection of linked auto-essays on the intersections of writing, drawing, and community, which won the 2017 CLMP Firecracker Award for Creative Non-Fiction. Morelia, a brief crime novel was released in spring 2019. Her drawings have been collected in Prose Architectures (2017) and One Long Black Sentence, a series of white ink drawings on black paper and indexed by Fred Moten (forthcoming spring 2020). Recent essays and visual work have appeared in The Paris Review, Gulf Coast, Granta, Harper’s, BOMB magazine, and n+1. She has been awarded fellowships, artist grants, and residencies from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Lannan Foundation, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin) among others. As a 2020 Bagley Wright Lecturer, she’ll be touring various cities in the U.S. and Canada, presenting talks on moving architectures, scoring invisibility, and drawing writing. She makes her home in New England.

Lisa Radon is an artist and poet who makes work including web-based and digital projects, publications, sculptures and installations, sound and performance. Her solo exhibitions include those at PANEL (Los Angeles), Et al. (San Francisco), Pied-à-terre (San Francisco), Ditch Projects (Springfield), Artspeak (Vancouver, B.C), Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s TBA Festival, and Jupiter Woods (London). She’s participated in group exhibitions at Titanik (offsite at Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium), RONGWRONG (Amsterdam), Castiglioni (São Pãolo), and the Henry Art Gallery (Seattle), among others. Her publications include Age of Sand (2019), Wholeness Engine (2016), The Blind Remembrance of the Swirling Bone (2015), The Plumb and The Wave (2014), The Book of Knots (2013), and Prototyping Eutopias (2013). She is the editor of the journal EIGHTS, and publisher with Eleanor Ford of the pamphlet series Times Atlas of the Moon.


January 10, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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