In conjunction with the opening reception for the exhibition Not Even: Poets Make Collage, please join us for readings by three of the show’s contributors.
Saretta Morgan uses text and found objects to think through questions of intimacy and designed space. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as The Guardian, Apogee Journal, The Volta, Tagvverk, Mutating Cities and at podiums / on stages / alongside other beauties at The New School for Social Research, The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Poetry Project, among others. She has received support from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and Tamaas Cross Cultural Organization. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University New Brunswick and lives in Brooklyn where she is a member of the feminist publishing collective, Belladonna*, a contributing interviewer at The Common and a 2016-2017 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Resident.
Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves (New York City, 1980) is an artist chiefly concerned with postcolonial ethnobotany working in the mediums of scholarship, diorama, corporeal wisdom, archival gesture and language. Greaves has been published in About Place Journal, The Recluse, and The Poetry Project Newsletter. She lives and works in New York City where she is young mother of The Florxal Review — a global journal of postcolonial ethnobotany foregrounding black femme plant life — and where she is completing work on The Bulletin of Wilderness and Academy: an introductory conclusion to unschoolMFA forthcoming from Organic Electric Industries. Galleries of her documentary photography and Afrofuturist dioramas are viewable on Instagram via @TerraBot and @SuperModelStudioPractice
Sarah Gerard is the author of the essay collection Sunshine State, the novel Binary Star, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times first fiction prize, and two chapbooks. Her short stories, essays, interviews, and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, Granta, Vice, BOMB Magazine, and other journals, as well as anthologies. She’s been supported by fellowships and residencies from Yaddo, Tin House, and PlatteForum. She writes a monthly column on food for Hazlitt and teaches writing in New York City. Learn more about her at Sarah-Gerard.com.