[Local events] Sat. 6/30: Abel to Daedalus to Owens, St. John's
david at thetextgarage.com
Tue Jun 26 23:46:06 PDT 2012
The Market Day Reading Series, St. John's Booksellers, and The Text
*Reading the Shelves*
a readingperformance by
*Mark Owens, Leo Daedalus, & David Abel*
*Saturday, June 30*
St. John's Booksellers
8622 N. Lombard
How do you read a bookstore?
Daedalus, Abel, & Owens will tell books by their covers, improvise
bibliographic procedures, and (with help from the audience) turn
everyone into talking books.
*David Abel* is a poet, editor, teacher, and bookseller. This spring saw
three new publications: /Float/ (Chax Press, Tucson); /Tether (/Barebone
books, Portland); and /Carrier/ (c_L, Portland). David is a founding
member of the Spare Room reading series, a Research Fellow of the Center
for Art + Environment of the Nevada Museum of Art, and a member of the
artists' and writers' collective 13 Hats. The Text Garage is his
*Leo Daedalus* is the host of /The Late Now/, the thinking mammal's live
avant-variety-talk show in Portland and Beyond. A longtime filmmaker,
writer, musician and purveyor of Dada-Fluxus mayhem, Leo shares his
passion for avant-garde and out-of-the-mainstream culture with what he
calls inclusive ludic subversion, the unofficial mission of /The Late
Now/. See events calendars at leodaedalus.com and thelatenow.com.
*Mark Owens* is a performer and sound poet who began noodling with
Fluxus contradictions about fifteen years ago. He is inspired by this
history but is not a Fluxus artist. He was flattered when Alison Knowles
chose to perform his "Alphabet Sweep" event.
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