Friday, March 7, 2014

Chris Tysh & Eve Fowler: Sat, Mar 8


Guest emcee: Andrea Quaid

Plus, an orchestrated group reading, including:

Litia Perta
Lauren Mackler
Mariah Garnett
Laida Aguirre
Kate Wolf
Anna Joy Springer
Sylke Meyer
Harold Abramowitz

Saturday, March 8, 2014
Doors open 7pm
Reading at 7:30pm

Presented by Les Figues Press

The Poetic Research Bureau @ 951 CKR
951 Chung King Rd
Chinatown, Los Angeles

Chris Tysh is the author of several collections of poetry and drama, including, most recently, Our Lady of the Flowers, Echoic (Les Figues Press, 2013), Night Scales (United Artists, 2010) and Molloy: The Flip Side (BlazeVox, 2012). A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Kresge Foundation, she lives in Detroit and teaches at Wayne State University. Our Lady of the Flowers, Echoic is the second volume of her three-part project, Hotel des Archives, inspired by the French novels of Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, and Marguerite Duras.

Eve Fowler lives and works in Los Angeles. A graduate of Temple University (BA,1986), and Yale University (MFA, 1992), Fowler is co­founder of Artist Curated Projects in Los Angeles. She has had a solo shows at Horton Gallery, New York; Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles; and Julie Saul Gallery, New York. She has participated in group exhibitions at Tulane University Art Gallery, New Orleans; Leo Koenig Inc. Projekte, New York; New Langton Arts, San Francisco; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Her work is in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the New Museum, New York; and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Her work was included in Greater LA and the California Biennial and will appear in a billboard project, Manifest Destiny, organized by LAND in 2013/­14. Fowler recently showed collaborative projects with Sam Gordon at Feature and Printed Matter in New York. Her book Anyone Telling Anything Is Telling That Thing was published by Printed Matter in September of 2013. Her second book, Hustlers, will be published by Capricious in the Spring of 2014.