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*CURRICULUM* #6

 

With manuel arturo abreu.

 

READING GROUP:

Wednesday 24th April 6:00pm

 

DISCUSSION:

Saturday 17th August 3pm

manuel arturo abreu (b. 1991) is a Dominican poet and conceptual artist from the Bronx. Currently living/working in a garage in southeast Portland, they use what is at hand in a process of magical thinking, with attention to ritual aspects of aesthetics. Recent projects and discourse at MoMA and MoMA PS1 (New York), AA|LA Gallery (Los Angeles), Yaby project space (Madrid), Veronica project space (Seattle), Rhizome and the New Museum (online), and locally in Portland at Yale Union, the Art Gym, Open Signal Portland Community Media Center, S1, PNCA Gallery 511, and more. They wrote two books of poetry (List of Consonants and 2018 Oregon Book Awards Stafford/Hall poetry finalist transtrender) and one book of critical art writing, the 2019 Oregon Book Awards Sarah Winnemucca creative nonfiction finalist Incalculable Loss (Institute for New Connotative Action Press). They were an Open Signal Portland Community Media Center New Media Fellow for Fall 2017, as well as a 2018 Literary Arts Oregon Literary Fellow. abreu composes club-feasible worship music, crunchy ambient, and small room house as Tabor Dark. They also co-facilitate home school, a free pop-up art school in Portland, OR in its fourth year of curriculum. 

https://manuelarturoabr.eu

TEXTS

The Dark Jester

by Wilson Harris

SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTS
 

The dreaming quipucamayoq: Myth and landscape in Wilson Harris' The Dark Jester

by Jonathan Highfield

The Labyrinth of Universality: Wilson Harris’s Visionary Art of Fiction

by Hena Maes–Jelinek

Selected Essays of Wilson Harris

ed. by Andrew Bundy

Curriculum is generously supported by Creative New Zealand.