Spring Thing: DIY

We take SPACE to be the central fact. A few of our favorite artists turn the SANCTUARY of St. Mark’s Church into a public art installation fit for a DANCE PARTY in this century+ old place for poets of today.

Installation by artists Zach Wollard, Marc Andre RobinsonJibade-Khalil Huffman and Jace Clayton akaDJ/rupture.
POP-UP readings by Aracelis Girmay, Trace Peterson, and Jacqueline Waters.

Sliding Scale $5-$20

Wine sponsors: Fetzer Wines and Long Shadows and Mionetto.

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Long Shadows Winery


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Jibade-Khalil Huffman

Jibade-Khalil Huffman is the author three books of poems, including, most recently, Sleeper Hold (Fence, 2015). Huffman was an artist-in-residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem in 2015-16 and was included in the 2014 Made in L.A. Biennial at the Hammer Museum. He has presented work at institutions including MoMA/PS1, New York; MOCA, Los Angeles; Swiss Institute, New York and the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Downstairs Projects, ICA Philadelphia and MOCA Detroit. Huffman has exhibited work in solo and group shows at galleries including Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; LACE, Los Angeles; LAXART, Los Angeles; Marianne Boesky East, New York;  China Art Objects, Los Angeles and Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

Photo: April McKoy

Marc Andre Robinson

Born in Los Angeles, Marc Andre Robinson is a Brooklyn-based sculptor. Robinson earned an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program and was artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Rocktower in Kingston, Jamaica. Robinson has exhibited in the US and abroad at venues including the New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY; Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Turin and the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Robinson was awarded an Art Matters grant to travel to South Africa in 2010. He currently has a solo exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem through March 6 2016. Robinson lives and works in Brooklyn. http://www.marcandrerobinson.com/

Zach Wollard

Zach Wollard studied poetry with Kenneth Koch and Ron Padgett at Columbia University before turning his attention to visual arts. Recent exhibitions include “A Drop of Golden Sun” in collaboration with Shana Moulton at La Mama and “41 drawings” at Galerie Hito in Mallorca, Spain. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney. He is currently a Sharpe-Walentas studio grant recipient 2015-16. Come visit him there.