Filmmaker Cathy Cook will join us along with Special Guest Jonathan Skinner, who will be presenting his talk: Particular Attention: Lorine Niedecker’s Natural Histories
Friday March 12, 2010
Artist Television Access
992 Valencia Street, San Francisco
$8-15 entrance/members and students FREE
Filmmaker Cathy Cook takes cues from Niedecker’s work and the Wisconsin heritage they share to explore the poetry and life of Lorine Niedecker (1903 – 1970.) Cook has exhibited her award-winning work extensively in both solo and group shows including screenings at MOMA and the Whitney Museum; she is an Associate Professor of Film/Video in Visual Arts at The University of Maryland – Baltimore County.
Jonathan Skinner’s poetry collections include With Naked Foot and Political Cactus Poems. He founded and edits the journal ecopoetics, which features creative-critical intersections between writing and ecology. Skinner teaches in the Environmental Studies Program at Bates College, in Central Maine.