[Local events] Spare Room at MP5: david wolach and Valerie Wernet, May 12, 7:30

Maryrose . maryrose at gmail.com
Wed May 1 10:04:29 PDT 2013

*Please Join Spare Room in our temporary home at Milepost 5'S Denizen

Spare Room at MP5: david wolach and Valerie Wernet *

*Sunday, May 12
7:30 p.m.

*Denizen Gallery <http://milepost5.net/galleries/>*
Milepost 5
850 NE 81 Avenue
Portland, OR

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

A longtime union organizer, writer on performance and experimental sound
composition, and former performing/installation artist out of Detroit, *david
wolach* is founding editor of Wheelhouse Magazine & Press. wolach's new
book, Hospitalogy, is just out from Tarpaulin Sky Press. wolach's first
full-length collection of poems is Occultations (Black Radish Books, 2011,
2012). Other books include the multi-media performance transliteration
Prefab Eulogies Volume 1: Nothings Houses (BlazeVox, 2010) and book
alter(ed) (Ungovernable Press, 2009). Recent work appears in the
anthologies Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics
(Nightboat Books/EOGH, 2013, Peterson & Tolbert eds.) and Beauty Is A Verb:
The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press, 2012, Black, Northen,
Bartlett eds.), as well as the journals Jacket, Augfabe, P-Queue, Try
Magazine, No Tell Motel, and Little Red Leaves. wolach is professor of text
arts, poetics, and cultural theory at The Evergreen State College,
co-curating the PRESS Text Arts & Radical Politics Series there, and
visiting faculty in Bard College's Language & Thinking program. wolach is
currently at work on a continued collaboration with the composition and
performance troupe Performance Research Ensemble, and is writing a series
of interlocking collaborative essays investigating Detroit and "corporate
ethics" before and after Right to Work.

*Valerie Wernet *is a poet/artist/maker from and in Portland, Oregon.  She
holds a BA in Archival Poetics from The Evergreen State College, where she
learned to study via writing and write via study.  An infrequently-updated
collection of her works can be found
Valerie is currently in the starts of *XX*, a collaborative working with/in
*The Story of O *(Reage, 1954) and *Sexual Behavior in the Human
Female *(Kinsey,
1953) with Aria Boutet <http://www.ariaboutet.com/>.  She will be enrolled
in the M.F.A. in Writing program at the School of the Art Institute of
Chicago, come fall.

Get Ready For A Sound    * from Hospitalogy

     --Written during MRI / vocals for an MRI, 2010

--for George Quasha*

          The future

          In two

          The shales

          As unalike

          Washed up

          The loaded

*david wolach*

*From XX:*

for the delay was a game / or a hand / They are likely

another face, / They are inclined

sure of her and fickle, / which may mean little to most

which would give the nod / which are closer to those / They would

when the / chamber would / be -

let me still be / They usually want

Each / before / any

*Valerie Wernet*
*Maryrose Larkin*
*maryrose at gmail.com*
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