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Honor Moore: On Finishing the Book and Conjuring My Mother

Honor Moore (DG 2010, 2014)’s most recent collection of poems is Red Shoes. She is the author of the memoir The Bishop’s Daughter and The White Blackbird, a life of the painter Margarett Sargent by her Granddaughter. A new memoir and a fourth collection of poems are forthcoming. She teaches graduate nonfiction at the New School and has been […]

Oculus: Sally Wen Mao and Jenny Xie

Sally Wen Mao and Jenny Xie discuss Mao’s new poetry collection, Oculus, in which she explores exile not just as a matter of distance and displacement, but also as a migration through time and a reckoning with technology.  Sally Wen Mao is the author of Mad Honey Symposium. Her work has won a 2017 Pushcart Prize and […]

Eric Van Hove at Fries Museum

You are cordially invited to the opening of soon-to-be-Fellow Éric Van Hove: Fenduq on Saturday 2 February from 19h00 in the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. The Fries Museum will present a major retrospective of the oeuvre of Éric Van Hove (Algeria, 1975) from 2 February 2019 to 5 January 2020. Fenduq, the title of the exhibition, refers to his […]

Max Kozloff: The Atmospherics of Interruption

DC Moore Gallery is proud to present, for the first time ever, an exhibition of paintings by noted art and photography critic Max Kozloff (DG 2010). Kozloff has long been highly regarded as a writer who also makes art. He has exhibited his color photographs at Holly Solomon Gallery, Marlborough Gallery, Steven Kasher Gallery, and […]

Civitellians at Roulette

Civitellians featured in Roulette’s calendar… Cecilia Lopez (CRF 2015): Bifurcations/Dos (Tres) MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019 @ 8:00 PMTICKETS $18PURCHASE TICKETS Resident artist Cecilia Lopez presents a collaboration with Aki Onda and the premiere of Dos (Tres) for brass and electronics. and Joan LaBarbara (CRF 2013): Interpretations THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019 @ 8:00 PMTICKETS $20PURCHASE TICKETS […]

Christopher Cerrone NYC Performances

This Monday and Tuesday, January 7th and 8th, Civitellian and current Advisory Council member Christopher Cerrone (CRF 2012) is to perform in NYC as part of The Living Earth Show, the intrepid SF-based electric guitar and percussion duo present two concerts. The first, American Music, seriously and cheekily asks, “What does it mean for music or individuals to […]

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Narrated by a restless teenager, Dangarembga (CRF 1999)’s “Nervous Conditions” takes place in civil war-ravaged Rhodesia during the 1960s and ’70s, on an impoverished homestead and at a mission school near the border town of Umtali (now Mutare). It recounts the narrator’s determination to get an education and to escape the poverty she was born […]

Jonah Bokaer Choreography / The Commons Choir (Daria Faïn & Robert Kocik)

Jonah Bokaer (CRF 2016) to perform January 7 & 8, 2019 at 7:30pmCPR – Center for Performance Research361 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn Tickets:General Admission: $12 in advance, $15 at the door (cash only)Students and Seniors: $10 in advance and at door (must present valid ID)

Sally Gall: Exhibition and Opening Reception

Julie Saul Gallery is pleased to announce Heavenly Creatures, our thirteenth solo exhibition with Sally Gall (DG 2018) during our thirty-two year representation of her work. The exhibition marks the publication of her third monograph, Heavenly Creatures. Both exhibition and book combine her most recent work Heavenly Creatures (2016-2018) with her related and previous series, Aerial (2014-2016.) A “meditation” by Eric Fischl […]

2018’s Best Poetry Books

Former editor of the Paris Review shares her “9 Books of Poems That Prove 2018 Was a Fantastic Year,” featuring Jenny Xie (CRF 2018)’s “Eye Level,” Terrance Hayes (CRF 2015)’s “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin,” and soon-to-be-Fellow Catherine Barnett’s “Human Hours.”