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Ariana Reines

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Join us for a reading and talk with Ariana Reines. Named one of Flavorwire’s 100 best living writers and “a crucial voice of her generation” by Michael Silverblatt, Ariana Reines lives in Queens, mostly. Text from a Reines poem was used in the Larissa Hammond piece, Initiation. Hammond’s exhibit, The / a mind the b mind, is currently on display at Tube Factory. This event will mark the close of the exhibition. To ensure a seat, RSVP at email hidden; JavaScript is required

More about Ariana Reines:
Her books include The Cow (Alberta Prize, 2006), Coeur de Lion (2007); Mercury (2011), A Sand Book (2017), from FENCE, and The Origin of the World (2014) from Semiotext(e). TELEPHONE, her first play (2009) was commissioned by The Foundry Theatre and received two Obie Awards; a Norwegian translation will premiere in Mollebyen, Norway in 2017. FRANCESCA, a play by Nathalie Rozanes based on writings & performances by Reines premiered at the National Theatre of Belgium in 2016. Other performance & theatrical works include: MORTAL KOMBAT (2015), commissioned by Le Mouvement Biel/Bienne & performed at The Whitney Museum, New York, NY, USA, & Gallery TPW, Toronto, CA, and LORNA (2013) at Martin E. Segal Theatre, New York, USA, both in collaboration with Jim Fletcher, The Origin of the World (2013) at Modern Art, London UK, & many others. Art exhibitions include PUBIC SPACE (2016), a collaboration with Oscar Tuazon at Modern Art in London, UK, EXHAUST (2016) at Contemporary Art Tasmania, AU, and JANE DARK (2014) at Western Front, Vancouver, CA. Reines is the translator of Baudelaire’s My Heart Laid Bare (Mal-O-Mar, 2009); Jean-Luc Hennig’s The Little Black Book of Grisélidis Réal:Days and Nights of an Anarchist Whore(Semiotext(e) 2009); and Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials Toward a Theory of the Young-Girl (Semiotext(e) 2012). She has taught at Columbia University, the European Graduate School, NYU, Tufts, Naropa, The New School, & many other places. In 2009 she was Roberta C. Holloway Lecturer in Poetry at the University of California-Berkeley. She astrologizes at lazyeyehaver.com.

This event is in partnership with University of Indianapolis and made possible by a grant through Indiana Humanities.


October 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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