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Launch of Poets Reading the News: Var Poetics = Function {EML}
Date Saturday September 17
Time 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
This gallery is very close to public transit: two and a half blocks from the Lake Merritt BART. The event is up a flight of stairs and is not scent-free.
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorPoets Reading the News
Emailjenna [at]
POETS READING THE NEWS is an innovative digital platform that bridges journalism & poetry. We're looking to keep pace with the news cycle but also to transcend it: to bring attention to stories that get ignored, to share personal and creative responses, and to look globally.

Curators Elle Aviv + Jenna Spagnolo present Var Poetics = Function {EML}, an immersive and multi-dimensional event that explores the electric borders of poetics, activism, and technology and featuring the collective Saito Group.

Event from 7:00pm - 11:00 pm
Performative Presentations start at 8:00 pm

Var Poetics = Function {EML} is part of B4BEL4B Gallery’s Emergent Media Lab series & is organized alongside the current exhibition TLDR ( TLDR is about the influence of digital culture on the evolution of the written language.


POETS READING THE NEWS (PRTN) is an innovative digital media project that bridges journalism and poetry, founded by EML curators Elle Aviv Newton & Jenna Spagnolo. This event marks the launch of the PRTN website and our open submissions! There will be poetry performances by the founders/curators, a video room to record your original poetry, and a Dadaist-inspired poetry workshop.

SAITO GROUP is an anonymous group of writers, designers and hackers in support of the right to the city, data rights and economic solidarity — they brand themselves as “semiotic warfare for the 21st century.” They will be streaming their crowdsourced Twitter poems and giving an anonymous live Q&A with the curators.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Sep 13th, 2016 8:32 PM

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