Sunday, January 19, 2020

Saturday, January 25: Suzanne Stein & Claudia La Rocco

Suzanne Stein’s poetry publications and performance documents include New Sutras (just released from Dogpark Collective), The Kim Game, TOUT VA BIEN, and Passenger Ship. With the poet Steve Benson, she is the author of DO YOUR OWN DAMN LAUNDRY, which documents the 36 improvisational dialogues they performed together between 2011 and 2012. Suzanne was the founding editor, and for eight years editor-in-chief, of Open Space, SFMOMA’s art and language platform and publication. After thirty years’ living and working in the Bay Area, she resides now in San Diego, California.

Claudia La Rocco’s work explores hybridity and improvisation, moving between criticism, poetry, fiction, and performance. Her books include the selected writings The Best Most Useless Dress (Badlands Unlimited), the chapbook I am trying to do the assignment ([2nd Floor Projects]) and the sf novel petit cadeau (published by the Chocolate Factory Theater in performance, print, and digital editions). With musician/composer Phillip Greenlief she is animals & giraffes, an experiment in interdisciplinary improvisation. She has been a columnist for Artforum, a cultural critic for WNYC New York Public Radio, and from 2001-2015 was a critic and reporter for The New York Times. La Rocco is Editorial Director of SFMOMA’s Open Space platform.

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Saturday, January 25 2020
951 Chung King Road

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm

Always free. 

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