Grateful acknowledgement is made to Jill Magi for the use of her art for the Handmade/Homemade site (above)—“Tongues”, 2007.

Below are some of the photographs from this year’s Handmade/Homemade Exhibit. More photographs of the 2011 exhibit can be found here.

Another Word, Matthew Henriksen & Sextuplets Are Not That Heavy, Danielle Roderick—MC Hyland/DoubleCross Press; Techniques—Jen Hofer

“Oh, do you remember. . .”, Robert Creeley—Kyle Schlesinger/Cuneiform Press

Mountains, Yes, are Just Another Phase of SkyJenMarie Davis (Fact-Simile Editions)

Three Blind Mice—Marilyn R. Rosenberg; Museum Armor, Lily Brown—MC Hyland/DoubleCross Press

The Spiderboi FilesJai Arun Ravine

spent nuclear fuel—Jen Hofer

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Opening/Reading, Tuesday March 1st at 12:20PM (Pace U Common Hour)
A reading and celebration of the work takes place Tuesday, March 1st at 12:20PM in Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center, Pace University Westchester. Readers include JenMarie Davis, Jen Hofer, MC Hyland  and others to be announced.

A Bookmaking Workshop/Demonstration, Tuesday March 1st, from 1:25PM-2:30PM
Artist, writer and educator Jen Hofer provides a bookmaking workshop Tuesday, March 1st at 1:25PM in the Art Gallery of Choate House, Pace University Westchester.

Please visit this page for further information. Visit the Pace University Web site for directions to the Westchester campus. For additional questions on the events, please email dpoe@pace.edu.

Offsite
The 2011 Chapbook Festival, hosted by The City University of New York, takes place March 2-5. Join some of the Handmade/Homemade exhibitors at some of the events during this four-day festival.


Handmade/Homemade Blog Cover Art, Jill Magi, “Tongues”, 2007

Elizabeth Colen is the author of prose poetry collection Money for Sunsets (Steel Toe Books, 2010) and forthcoming flash fiction chapbook Dear Mother Monster, Dear Daughter Mistake (Rose Metal Press, 2011). She resides in the Pacific Northwest, is poetry editor of Thumbnail Magazine, and occasionally blogs at http://www.elizabethjcolen.blogspot.com.

JenMarie Davis‘ work has been published in journals such as Little Red Leaves, Court Green, Glitterpony, Going Down Swinging and is forthcoming from Gargoyle. She has a chapbook Sometime Soon Ago (Shadow Mountain Press 2010) and is half of Fact-Simile Editions.

E.B. Goodale is a Boston based artist, printmaker and bookmaker.  She is the proprietor of Brave Men Press, a publisher of chapbooks, miniature broadsides and various other letterpressed ephemera.  She studied illustration and printmaking at Massachusetts College of Art.  When she is not printing and binding books, she works as a freelance illustrator and as a letterpress operator for a design company in Charlestown, MA.


Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, and urban cyclist. Her most recent books are a series of anti-war-manifesto poems titled one (Palm Press, 2009); sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a translation from Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2008); The Route, a collaboration with Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2008); lip wolf, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Solórzano (Action Books, 2007); and Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women (University of Pittsburgh Press and Ediciones Sin Nombre, 2003). Her forthcoming books are a translation of Mexican poet Myriam Moscona’s Ivory Black (Les Figues Press), a translation of Guatemalan poet Alan Mills’ Síncopes (Piedra Santa), and the poem sequences from the valley of death and Laws. Recent poems and translations have appeared in Aufgabe, Mandorla, Or, out of nothing, and Punto de partida. She teaches at CalArts, Goddard College, and Otis College, and works nationally and locally as a social justice interpreter.

MC Hyland’s first full-length book of poems, Neveragainland, is newly out from Lowbrow Press. Her chapbooks include Every Night In Magic City (H_NGM_N, 2010), Residential, As In (Blue Hour Press, 2009) and (with Kate Lorenz and Friedrich Kerksieck) the hesitancies (Small Fires Press, 2006). She lives in Minneapolis, where she runs DoubleCross Press and the Pocket Lab Reading Series, and works as an administrator and occasional letterpress instructor at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.


Sam Lohmann is a poet who works at a preschool in Portland, Oregon. He edits a chapbooklike magazine, Peaches and Bats, and with David Abel coedits the Airfoil chapbook series. He does letterpress printing using handset type at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (iprc.org), and is part of the Spare Room reading series collective.

Jai Arun Ravine is the author of the chapbook Is This January (Corollary Press, 2010) and a Kundiman fellow. The Spiderboi Files, Volume 1 is a handmade chapbook containing five panels from a larger project that chronicles my relationship with gender and the early stages of my gender transition. Initially inspired by kari edwards’ a day in the life of p., each piece began as a cut-up poem that was later inked onto a panel and folded into a palm-sized zine. For more information on the project, please visit http://jaiarunravine.wordpress.com/spiderboi/.


Photo credit: Christine Pan and Mia Nakano Photography.

Marilyn R. Rosenberg is a visual poet and an artists’ book creator: draftsperson and printmaker, a small press and a unique sculptural bookworks maker. There are 30+ small editions of artists’ books, 100 + unique titles of sculptural bookworks and many drawings/visual poems, a few of each with collaborators. Works can be found in approximately eighty university, college, and museum libraries and/or collections worldwide. Rosenberg has been involved in over 200 international group exhibits since 1977. Recent titles include this is visual poetry (Naissance, March 2010), a 16-page chapbook; 56-page visual poetry artists’ book, etceteras (Luna Bisonte Prods, February  2010); visual poem as a 56-page artists’ book, RED (Otoliths, 2008). Many works can be seen on the web for example in Otoliths (southern autumn, 2010) and a few works at The Center for Book Arts.


Kyle Schlesinger publishes and lectures on topics related to poetry, visual communication andartists’ books. For nearly a decade he has been the proprietor of Cuneiform Press, a nonprofit publisher specializing in poetry, artists’ books and typography. With Steve Clay, he curates the Threads Talk Series, devoted to the art of the book and available on PennSound, and with Jed Birmingham, he edits Mimeo Mimeo, a biannual forum for critical and cultural perspectives on the mimeo revolution. Kyle Schlesinger is the author of four books of poetry, three artist’s books, and an exhibition catalogue for the Perishable Press’s retrospective at the Grolier Club as well as an exhibition catalog for Poems & Pictures, an exhibit he curated for the Center for Book Arts in NYC, 2010. Critical articles have appeared in Parenthesis, The Chicago Review, Jacket, Artists’ Book Yearbook, and The Journal of Artists’ Books. More at: http://www.kyleschlesinger.com.

Patti White is Director of Publications for and co-founder of Slash Pine Press with Joseph P. Wood. She is the author of two collections of poetry, Tackle Box and Yellow Jackets, both from Anhinga Press. She currently teaches creative writing and contemporary American literature at The University of Alabama.

Pace University, Westchester, welcomes the following artists and writers for the third annual Handmade/Homemade Exhibit:

Elizabeth Colen
JenMarie Davis/Fact-Simile Editions
Brian Foley and E.B. Goodale/Brave Men Press
Jen Hofer
MC Hyland/DoubleCross Press
Sam Lohmann/Peaches & Bats
Jai Arun Ravine
Marilyn R. Rosenberg
Kyle Schlesinger/Cuneiform Press
Patti White and Joseph Wood/Slash Pines Press

This mini-exhibition includes handmade, homemade and letterpress chapbooks, one-of-a-kind editions and broadsides. The exhibit takes place the entire month of March in the Mortola Library at Pace University.

Several events accompany the second annual Handmade/Homemade Exhibit at Pace:

Opening/Reading, Tuesday March 1st at 12:20PM (Pace U Common Hour)
A reading and celebration of the work takes place Tuesday, March 1st at 12:20PM in Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center, Pace University Westchester. Readers include JenMarie Davis, Jen Hofer, MC Hyland  and others to be announced.

A Bookmaking Workshop/Demonstration, Tuesday March 1st, from 1:25PM-2:30PM
Artist, writer and educator Jen Hofer provides a bookmaking workshop Tuesday, March 1st at 1:25PM in the Art Gallery of Choate House, Pace University Westchester.

Please visit this page for further information. Visit the Pace University Web site for directions to the Westchester campus. For additional questions on the events, please email dpoe@pace.edu.

Jennifer Borges Foster, author photo

Jennifer Borges Foster is a poet, bookmaker, and the editor of Filter, a hand bound limited edition literary journal. She is the recent recipient of Art Patch, 4Culture and the Seattle Mayor’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs grants and was short-listed for The Stranger’s 2007 Genius Award in literature. Her poems have appeared in The Beloit Poetry Journal, Prairie Schooner, ZYZZYVA, and other journals, and several of her encaustic erasure paintings were featured in the gallery exhibition Less is More: the Poetics of Erasure at Simon Fraser University Gallery in Vancouver B.C.

Anne Gorrick, author photo

Anne Gorrick’s first book, Kyotologic, is available from Shearsman Books. Her work has been published in many places including: Fence, Otoliths, No Tell Motel and word for/word as well as anthologies including: The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, Homage to Vallejo, and Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers. She curates the reading series Cadmium Text, featuring innovative writing from in and around New York’s Hudson Valley.

Kate Greenstreet, author photo

Kate Greenstreet is the author of case sensitive (Ahsahta Press, 2006) and three chapbooks, most recently This is why I hurt you (Lame House Press, 2008). Her second book, The Last 4 Things, will be published by Ahsahta in September 2009.

Jen Hofer, author photo

Jen Hofer’s recent publications include The Route, a collaboration with Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2008), sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a translation from Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2008), lip wolf, a translation of Laura Solórzano’s lobo de labio (Action Books, 2007), and Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003). Her forthcoming books are from the valley of death (Ponzipo), Laws (Dusie Books), one (Palm Press), and a translation of Guatemalan poet Alan Mills’ Síncope (Piedra Santa).

Brenda Iijima, author photo

Brenda Iijima lives in Brooklyn where she writes about animal-ableness. Forthcoming from Displaced Books is revv. you’ll—ution. She runs Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs: http://yoyolabs.com/.

Matthew Klane, author photo

Matthew Klane is founder and editor of Flim Forum Press. His new book is B_____ Meditations (Stockport Flats Press, 2008). Other recent work can be found in Absent, Otoliths, Open Letters Monthly and The New Chief Tongue. He currently lives and writes in Albany, New York. See: http://www.matthewklane.blogspot.com.

Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky is the author of AWE (Wave Books, 2007) and Black Life (2010). She currently studies creativity and education at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jilll Magi, author photo

Jill Magi’s text-image works include Threads (Futurepoem 2007), the forthcoming Poetry Barn Barn! (2nd Avenue Press) and From the Body Project (Felt Press). Other books of poems are Torchwood (Shearsman 2008) and the chapbook Cadastral Map (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs 2005). Jill teaches literature, writing, and interdisciplinary arts at Goddard, Eugene Lang, and City Colleges.

Lori Anderson Moseman, author photo

Lori Anderson Moseman founded the High Watermark Salo[o]n Chapbook Series after Federal Disaster #1649, a Delaware River flood. She runs Stockport Flats press. Her poetry books are Walking the Dead, Cultivating Excess, Persona and Temporary Bunk.

Kate Schapira, author photo

Kate Schapira lives in Providence, where she writes, teaches, and runs the Publicly Complex Reading Series. In addition to her own homemade titles, she’s the author of three chapbooks published by other people, most recently The Love of Freak Millways and Tango Wax (Cy Gist Press), and she just started working as a Writer in the Schools for first and second graders. Kate Schapira is also co-curator of the sister Handmade/Homemade exhibit at University of Rhode Island in Providence.

Jessica Smith, author photo

Jessica is the editor of Outside Voices Press, an imprint of Bootstrap Productions. Her first book, Organic Furniture Cellar, was published in 2006. She also edits Foursquare, a monthly women’s poetry magazine.  Visit her website at looktouch.com for more info.

Janaka Stucky, author photo

Janaka Stucky is the founder and managing editor of Black Ocean, and publishes the magazine Handsome. Since receiving his BFA from Emerson and an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College in 2003, he remains rooted in Boston, developing the perfection of effort and ever-ready to serve you by word. Some of his poems appear or are forthcoming in: Cannibal, Denver Quarterly, Fence, North American Review, Redivider, and VOLT.

Handmade/Homemade Exhibit

February 22, 2009

(Handmade/Homemade Blog Cover Art, Jill Magi, “Tongues”, 2007)

 

Pace University, Westchester, welcomes the following artists and writers for the inaugural Handmade/Homemade Exhibit:

Jennifer Borges Foster
Anne Gorrick & Cynthia Winika
Kate & Max Greenstreet
Jen Hofer
Brenda Iijima
Matthew Klane
Dorothea Lasky
Jill Magi
Lori Anderson Moseman
Janaka Stucky
Kate Schapira
Jessica Smith

This mini-exhibition includes handmade, homemade and letterpress chapbooks, one-of-a-kind editions and broadsides. The exhibit takes place the entire month of March in the Mortola Library at Pace University.

Several events accompany the inaugural Handmade/Homemade Exhibit at Pace:

A Bookmaking Workshop/Demonstration, Thursday March 12th at 3:30PM
Artist, writer and educator Jill Magi provides a bookmaking workshop Thursday, March 12th at
3:30PM in the Sculpture Room (P11) in Paton House, Pace University Westchester.

Opening/Reading, Thursday March 12th at 6:00PM
A reading and celebration of the work takes place Thursday, March 12th at 6PM in the Mortola Library, Pace University Westchester. Readers include Anne Gorrick, Kate Greenstreet, Brenda Iijima, Matthew Klane, Dorothea Lasky, Jill Magi, Lori Anderson Moseman and Kate Schapira.

URI Exhibit & Reading
A sister exhibit at University of Rhode Island, Providence is hosted during the month of March in Providence. A reading will take place in Providence to celebrate the URI exhibit, on March 11th.

For Further Information
On Pace events: dpoe@pace.edu
On URI events: kjschapira@hotmail.com

Please visit this page for further information. Visit the Pace University Web site for directions to the Westchester campus.