3 Poems from August Kleinzahler

3 Poems (2008, 21.3MB, 6:05 min)

Extracted from a longer video recorded at the Unversity of Chicago
last year.
To my shame I knew nothing of Kleinzahler’s work until I read about him
in the Guardian a couple of weeks ago.
To my great surprise ‘Before Dawn on Bluff Road’ ( from the Guardian article)
had me blubbing like a baby.
Anyway – see what you think to the three here.

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger and Nathaniel Stern

At Sea (2009, 2.8MB, 20 secs, silent)

Floating Worlds (2009, 4.6MB, 20 secs, silent)

Meninas (2009, 3MB, 20 secs, silent)

Floating Worlds (2009, 6.3MB, 19 secs, silent)

Documentation of work of surpassing loveliness & smarts both, from Jessica Meuninck-Ganger
& Nathaniel Stern*** as they meld digital photo frames, printing and drawing into a hybrid form
which probably has no right to work but so does.
Says Nathaniel:
“These works premiered at the Armoury Gallery in Milwaukee, on a show called Night Work.
Some will be at Elaine Erickson gallery in June, at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in July, and 10-15 from the series will be on a large show at Gallery AOP in Johannesburg in Jan/Feb 2010.

***”The Nathaniel Stern?” I hear you gasp, “He of the infamous Wikipedia Art affair?
None but, gentle viewer, none but…