Wednesday, February 25, 2009

!!!!!!!!!!!THE POWER OF ART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Peggy Ahwesh & Eileen Myles
Filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh and poet & novelist Eileen Myles launch the Great Issues Forum spring programs with an intimate discussion about the power of art. Peggy Ahwesh's many experimental films and videos include The Third Body, The Star Eaters, and Martina's Playhouse. She is Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts at Bard College. Eileen Myles's books include Cool for You (novel) and Sorry, Tree (poems). Her collection of essays on art, poetry and queer issues, The Importance of Being Iceland, is forthcoming from MIT/Semiotexte. The program will open with a short screening and reading.
March 3rd 2009, Tuesday, 7:00 pm
The James Gallery, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave (btwn 34th & 35th)
No registration. Please arrive early for a seat. 212-817-2005