Monday, 25 January 2021 A google document “live” chat/writing experiment. Guest List: Jill Magi on behalf of JARA Andrew Bush Shadan Ako Emma Chiu EzgiHanife Jocilyn Estes Alexandra Urbanikova JM: OK–let’s “start”! Folks on the document, what was it like to participate in the Shelter Seminars? What brought you to the space? And, how doContinue reading “Roundtable with Shelter Seminar Participants”
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The Shelter Seminars
In the fall of 2020 Andrew Bush put out a call to friends and colleagues–a call both simple and complex: could there be a coming together for study outside of institutional confines? What if teachers and students gathered together where there were no grades, no credentials offered, earned? What would happen in this space? TheContinue reading “The Shelter Seminars”
JARA at Emirates Lit Festival: January 29!
Join us! Books will be for sale, and free pamphlets available. See full line-up here, including instructions for how to register: https://jameelartscentre.org/whats-on/emirates-airline-festival-of-literature/
Saturday October 17 zoom reading!
To launch Arthur de Oliveira’s chapbook, join us on zoom (DM us on instagram for the link/password) this Saturday at 7 pm GST and 11 am EST for a reading with special guest Paolo Javier!
I have a theory . . .
. . . that people are writing and making books but may not be reading them. Prove me wrong! This space for reviews and interviews exists to deepen the critical dialogue around literature, art, text, culture. To slow things down and engage the books we make, collect, read, think about. Interviews with authors and artists;Continue reading “I have a theory . . .”
Coming soon! Arthur de Oliveira’s chapbook
We anticipate publishing Arthur’s chapbook “concern of future/the present: hello” in early September. Stay tuned for more info and for a virtual reading event to launch the chapbook–featuring a special guest! -Jill Magi, August 20, 2020
Inspired by “How to maneuver . . . ” exhibit at Warehouse 421 in February, 2020
This past February we were totally inspired by the collection of publishing projects, handmade books, zines, and other delightfully uncategorizable book works exhibited in “How to maneuver: Shape-shifting texts and other publishing tactics.” Curated and organized by “Kayfa ta,” a collaboration between Maha Maamoun and Ala Younis, the exhibition was accompanied by a multi-day symposium.Continue reading “Inspired by “How to maneuver . . . ” exhibit at Warehouse 421 in February, 2020″