Visual Poetry Tent at Emily Dickinson’s 🏠 Part of Of Soil and Tongues Some say goodnight—at night— 1739 Some say goodnight—at night— I say goodnight by day— Good-bye—the Going utter me— Goodnight, I still reply— For parting, that is night, And presence, simply dawn— Itself, the purple on the height Denominated morn.
I will be on a panel with Sahar Muradi at Hampshire College Art Gallery on Friday, September 15th. We will talk about our collaboration visualizing her poems. And I will be teaching a printmaking workshop on Saturday, September 16th. All part of the Amherst Poetry Festival and Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon. Come experience poetry!
I had the fortune of teaching a screenprinting workshop at Women’s Studio Workshop’s 2017 Summer Art Institute. My workshop was titled, Visual Poetry. While I was there I witnessed WSW’s talented interns make things happen. Shout outs to Serena Hocharoen for assisting me in the printshop. And El Horsfall for putting this video interview together.
My prints are featured at City Lore Gallery, part of Poetic Voices of the Muslim World. The exhibition highlights the poetic traditions from four major language areas — Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu — and introduces poetry from Asia, Africa, and diasporic communities in the United States.
In November 2015, I was a resident artist at Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico. I lived, worked and explored with four talented women artists. I screen printed my latest word on fabric purchased at the bustling town square–zócalo. Emily Millichip made two shirts from the printed fabric.
Poison, written by Nadia Anjuman in the Summer of 2001 in Herat, Afghanistan. I letterpress printed her original Farsi poem alongside an English translation by Diana Arterian and Marina Omar in September, 2015. I printed this to honor all the women who have been murdered in Afghanistan and beyond in misogynist societies. To read more of […]
This screenprint is an ode to Sister Corita Kent. I made it in June at Women’s Studio Workshop.It is in reference to this print of her’s:tender be – part one – sr. william, 1964Learn more:tender be – part one – sr. william archived at Harvard Art Museums with Inscriptions and MarksAn Artist Who Sees Holiness in Wonder […]
Bound screenprints on kozo paper. 2014.