Tuesday Mar 31 at 6:00PM
Poets House - 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282
6pm: Opening Reception and Exhibition Tour with Edward Sanders
7pm: A Discussion with Edward Sanders and Lost & Found: Series V editors Alex Wermer-Colan, Gabrielle Kappes, Kai Krienke, and Zohra Saed
Please join artist Edward Sanders as he discusses his both his glyphic works and his personal archive, classified chronologically in banker boxes since the early sixties, and including hand-drawn glyphs, ephemera, magazine layouts, daybooks, and Fugs album covers on view as part of Seeking the Glyph, curated by Ammiel Alcalay and Kendra Sullivan, from Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. In addition, hear from Lost & Found Series V editors: Alex Wermer-Colan, Gabrielle Kappes, and Kai Krienke, and Zohra Saed will discuss their own work editing previously unpublished texts unearthed from personal and institution archives around the world. Their forthcoming publications include William S. Burroughs’ cut-ups, Kathy Acker’s letters and an homage to LeRoi Jones, Jean Senac’s manifesto, written during the French-Algerian War, and Langston Hughes’ travelogues from the Near East.
Lost & Found Series V— featuring chapbooks by Kathy Acker, William S. Burroughs, Langston Hughes and Jean Sénac—will be available at the event for pre-publication purchase!