Launch of e-flux journal issues 134–136

Launch of e-flux journal issues 134–136

Superscope C-108 Cassette Recorder, 1976.

Launch of e-flux journal issues 134–136
With LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, aracelis girmay, Matt Longabucco, Xin Wang

Free admission

May 30, 2023, 7pm
172 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205

The editors of e-flux journal invite you to launch our spring issues! This Tuesday evening program features a talk by art historian Xin Wang following her piece “Soviet Hauntology.” Each journal issue from March to May holds the work of multiple poets, selected by editor Simone White. Matt Longabucco, who wrote “From Theta,” and aracelis girmay, author of “We knew,” will give readings, and LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs will give a talk. See you there! 

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A writer, vocalist, and performance/sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of Village (Coffee House Press, 2023) and TwERK (Belladonna, 2013). Diggs has presented and performed at California Institute of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio, The Museum of Modern Art, and Walker Art Center; and at festivals including: Explore the North Festival, Leeuwarden, Netherlands; Hekayeh Festival, Abu Dhabi; International Poetry Festival of Copenhagen; Ocean Space, Venice; International Poetry Festival of Romania; Question of Will, Slovakia; Poesiefestival, Berlin; and the 2015 Venice Biennale. As an independent curator, artistic director, and producer, Diggs has presented events for BAMCafé, Black Rock Coalition, El Museo del Barrio, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and the David Rubenstein Atrium. Diggs has received a 2020 George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship, a 2020 C.D. Wright Award for Poetry from the Foundation of Contemporary Art, a Whiting Award (2016) and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship (2015), as well as grants and fellowships from Cave Canem, Creative Capital, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission, among others. She lives in Harlem and teaches part-time at Brooklyn College and Stetson University.

aracelis girmay is the author of three poetry collections, most recently the black maria (BOA, 2016). She is the editor of So We Can Know: Writers of Color on Pregnancy, Loss, Abortion, and Birth (Haymarket, 2023) and is the editor-at-large of the Blessing the Boats Selections. She is also on the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund. Originally from California, her people come from Chicago, Arecibo, Beleza, Adi Sogdo, Griffin, and León. She currently lives with her family in New York. For her work, girmay was a finalist for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Matt Longabucco is the author of the poetry collection Heroic Dose and the book-length study M/W: An Essay on Jean Eustache’s La maman et la putain. The latter is about a landmark of French cinema and its creator.

Xin Wang is a curator and art historian based in New York. A PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, she is finishing a dissertation titled “Soviet Hauntology.” She curated “To Your Eternity,” the fourth art-and-technology themed biennial at Beijing’s Today Art Museum. She is an appointed faculty at Yale School of Art’s MFA program in photography and since June 2024 has served as Curatorial Director at Pace Gallery.

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