The New Social Environment#206

Radical Poetry Reading with Bennet Bergman

Featuring political poetry read by Mayra A. Rodríguez Castro, Shiv Kotecha, benjamin krusling, and Layli Long Soldier.

 

1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Poet Bennet Bergman curates the first Radical Poetry Reading of 2021, featuring Mayra A. Rodríguez Castro, Shiv Kotecha, benjamin krusling, and Layli Long Soldier.

Pepe Karmel

Pepe Karmel
Pepe Karmel teaches in the Department of Art History, New York University. His book Picasso and the Invention of Cubism was published by Yale University Press in 2003. He has curated or cocurated many exhibitions and has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues, as well as to publications including Art in America and the New York Times. His new book Abstract Art: A Global History was published by Thames & Hudson in 2020.

Alexander Nagel

Alexander Nagel
Alexander Nagel is Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. His interest in art and religious reform produced Michelangelo and the Reform of Art (2000, winner of the Renaissance Society of America’s Gordan book prize), and The Controversy of Renaissance Art (2011, winner of the College Art Association’s Morey book prize). His interest in the multiple temporalities of art led to the publication of Anachronic Renaissance (co-authored with Christopher Wood, 2010) and Medieval Modern: Art out of Time (2012). His current work addresses questions of orientation and configurations of place in Renaissance art and culture. In 2016, he received an NEH Fellowship for a collaborative project (with Elizabeth Horodowich, NMSU) entitled Amerasia: A Renaissance Discovery.

Amanda Gluibizzi

This is a sunny portrait of the Rail's Art Editor, Amanda Gluibizzi with houses in the background and a blue sky. Gluibizzi is wearing a yellow shirt and sunglasses.
Amanda Gluibizzi is an ArtSeen editor at The Brooklyn Rail. An art historian, she is the co-director of The New Foundation for Art History and the author of Art and Design in 1960s New York (forthcoming).

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poem, and we’re fortunate to have Chia-Lun Chang reading.

Chia-Lun Chang

Chia-Lun Chang
Photo by YJ Chen
Chia-Lun Chang is author of One Day We Become Whites. Recent work appears in Poetry Society of America, Pinwheel, Apogee, and many others. She teaches contemporary Taiwanese poetry at the Brooklyn Public Library and writes for chatbots. Born and raised in New Taipei City, Taiwan, she lives in NYC.