SWAM

Jun
22
Sun, 22 June 2014 // 06:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

Award winning, heart warming poets collaborating with experimental music on the edge of rock!

Tickets: FREE

Lorin Roser - is a multimedia artist, composer and animator whose work utilizes mathematical algorithms and physical simulations in his 3D architectural animations exhibited at Plum Blossoms, Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Hallwalls, Crossing Art, Flushing Town Hall. His recent music is created with realtime manipulation of polynomials. As a musician, Roser has performed at CBGB's, Emily Harvey Foundation with Larry Litt, White Box with Elliott Sharp, events for curator/performance artist A. Schloss. He is also an architect.

Russell Leong- Poet -Writer, editor and professor for 30 years at the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently Visiting Professor at CUNY College , Editor-in-Chief, Amerasia Journal. Edited scholarly anthologies; his own fiction received national awards including the American Book Award in fiction, and the PEN Josephine Miles Award for poetry.

Luis H. Francia’s latest collection of poems is Tattered Boat. His other poetry collections include The Beauty of Ghosts, Museum of Absences, and The Arctic Archipelago and Other Poems. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Language for a New Century and Love Rise Up! ! His poems have been translated into Spanish, German, and Filipino. His memoir, Eye of the Fish: A Personal Archipelago, won both the 2002 PEN Open Book and the Asian American Writers awards. Included in the Library of America’s Becoming Americans: Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing, Francia is on the faculty of Asian American Studies at New York University and Hunter College, and teaches poetry and creative nonfiction at City University of Hong Kong’s MFA Program. He and his wife Midori live in Queens.

Larry Litt is a spoken word and performance artist who's work has been seen and heard at the Guangju Biennale, Apokalypsa Festival, 1993 Venice Biennale, Holly Solomon Gallery, 1995 NYC (1992), La MAMA La Galleria, NYC (1990), and many other venues. His publications include Ingot of Ideas, Aesop's America, Art 20/21 The Turn of the Century, and eine DATA base. He's also a percussionist and amazing vegan chef.

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