Ecopoetry Workshop 2019
NAHR Ecopoetry Workshop 1 st – 15 th July, 2019
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
This is a collaborative, creative, and critical poetry workshop to be held at NAHR, July 1-15 2019.
The workshop is led by Simon Eales, Brent Cox, and Courtlin Byrd, three practicing poet-artists and critics from the United States and Australia, and is affiliated to NAHR. The intention of this two-week workshop is to create innovative poetic and critical artworks that address ecological themes and modes of practice, particularly as they relate to our primary area of focus for this year: grasses and pastures .
We seek applications from practicing poets, poet-artists, and poet-critics from anywhere in the world; university faculty, graduate students, and late-stage undergraduate students; land-artists, sculptors, and ambient/literary musicians; literarily-minded field researchers interested in ecological economies, community-builders with an orientation toward the arts, and architects
looking to develop new theory; experimental philosophers, dramaturgs, and performance-artists; and anyone excited to explore ecological issues in theory and practice. Our criteria for selection is commodious, with the hope of collecting a heterogeneous and diverse body of practitioners committed to exploring what ecopoetics is and might yet be.
Applicants are expected to be either already working on a creative-ecological project or looking to begin a new one, and should be excited to open their projects to emergent collaboration and cross-pollination with other members of the workshop. A reading/exhibition of work, or works-in-progress, will take place on the workshop’s final day.
All sessions will run in English, but we welcome participants working in translation.
Accommodation: There is space for 10-12 participants, who will stay in, and work from, Soggiorno Mazzoleni.
Excursions through the nearby alpine foothills, to the spas at San Pellegrino Terme, to Lake Como, and the various surrounding towns including Pizzino, Olda, Vedeseta, and Peghera are possible.
Application Deadline: 10th April 2019
How to apply: Fill out the application form at our website
Questions/Contact: Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information: Visit www.ecopoetryworkshop.com
Simon Eales, Brent Cox, and Courtlin Byrd,
Poetics Program, SUNY Buffalo Buffalo, New York
IFR_International Summer School /
IFR_Scuola Estiva Internazionale 2018
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