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Rachel Blau DuPlessis Lecture in Poetry and Poetics
Start Date: 2/7/2013Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 2/7/2013End Time: 9:30 PM

Event Description:
Temple University Rachel DuPlessis Lecture in Poetry and Poetics presents artist and poet Jen Bervin. Bervin will present her work "The Letter As It Was Found" during the Second Annual DuPlessis Lecture in Poetry and Poetics. Bervin's work brings together text and textile in a practice that encompasses poetry, archival research, artist books and large-scale art works. Her books include The Gorgeous Nothings (2012), The Dickinson Composites (2010) and The Desert (2008) from Granary Books, and The Silver Book (2010), A Non- Breaking Space (2005) and Nets (2004) from Ugly Duckling Presse. Her work is in more than thirty collections including The J. Paul Getty Museum, The Walker Art Center, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, Stanford University, Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the British Library. Bervin has received fellowships in art and writing from Creative Capital, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts, Centrum, The MacDowell Colony, Visual Studies Workshop, The Center for Book Arts and The Camargo Foundation. In 2012, she was the Von Hess Visiting Artist at the Borowsky Center for Publication Arts at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and an artist in residence at The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and in the Book Arts MFA Program at Mills College in Oakland, CA. She teaches poetry in the low-residency writing MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Tyler School of Art
Room: Temple Contemporary
Contact Information:
Name: Sharon Logan
Phone: (215) 204-1796
Open to:
  • All
  • Temple sponsor organization:
    Graduate English Department
    Rachel Blau DuPlessis Lecture in Poetry and Poetics

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