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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Jen Hofer

Jen Hofer
Senior Lecturer
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Poet and translator Jen Hofer's recent publications include sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a bilingual edition of books two and three of the lifelong project Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes, lip wolf, a translation of Laura Solórzano's lobo de labio, Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women, slide rule, and the chapbooks laws and lawless. The Academy of American Poets selected her as the winner of the 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for her translation of Myriam Moscona's Negro marfil/Ivory Black, published by Les Figues Press. Other publications include The Route, an epistolary and poetic collaboration with Patrick Durgin, Laws from Dusie Books, and a book-length series of anti-war-manifesto poems from Palm Press titled one.

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