KEVIN SPENST at NEW MEDIA GALLERY
Sunday, May 15, 12-12:30
NEW MEDIA GALLERY is very proud to present Kevin Spenst in ACTION RESPONSE within the Germinal exhibition. Kevin will spend the morning of Sunday, May 15 in the gallery, writing and responding to three international works of new media art and their themes. He will immediately perform this response poem and others in the gallery from 12 –12:30pm. He has described this process as ‘Poetic attention at play with the present.’
Kevin Spenst is an award-winning poet, Pushcart Poetry nominee, author of Jabbering with Bing Bong (Anvil Press), as well as 10 chapbooks including Pray Goodbye (Alfred Gustav Press). He has published widely including Best Canadian Poetry 2014.
GERMINAL is an interactive video and new media exhibition that explores the themes of hybrid bodies, transformation and ‘becoming other’. Artists include Guggenheim Fellows Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib (USA) , Laramascoto (Spain), Suhee Kim (Korea) and Oliver Smith (UK).
NMG is proud to be part of LitFest New West 2016. Following this Action Response event, Kevin will be presenting at the Royal City Literary Arts Society ; Poetic Justice event from 3:00 – 5:00pm.
Theatre – 3rd Floor, Anvil Centre
777 Columbia St , New Westminster
New Media Gallery Open until 8:30pm
Pay parking located beneath Anvil Centre (off 8th)
Skytrain: New Westminster (Across from Anvil)