Saturday, May 16, 2015

Stephanie Gray: Film Screening / Poetry Reading

film still from "You Know They Want
to Disappear Hell's Kitchen As Clinton" (super 8, 2010)
Stephanie Gray is an alum of the English Department's Creative Writing MFA program.

Film retrospective/poetry reading at Anthology Film Archives, East Village, NYC
Super 8 mm Poetics: The Films of Stephanie Gray: Friday-Sunday, June 12-14, 7:30 nightly.

This film retrospective coincides with the publication of Stephanie's second poetry book, Shorthand and Electric Language Stars (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs). She also has a chapbook coming out on Argos Books soon, called A Country Road Going Back in Your Direction.


NYC poet-super8 filmmaker Gray explores hidden mysteries of of the city and vanishing authenticity, as well as pop culture feminist and queer icons and hearing loss in her first film retro. Gray will be reading poetic voiceovers live with many films and guest musicians will provide live sounds for select silent films: Rachael Guma on night 2 and Jeremy Slater on night 3.


Screening schedule + info/location.

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