Artists Space

Segue Reading Series:
David Larsen and Sara Larsen

Reading
May 9, 2020, 5pm

Saturday, May 9
5pm
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This reading is presented as part of the Segue Reading Series.

A rendering of a head with two faces, one positioned head-on and the other seen in profile, is made from gradient strips of red, orange and yellow color. Dissecting lines and geometric shapes define the face
[A rendering of a head with two faces, one positioned head-on and the other seen in profile, is made from gradient strips of red, orange and yellow color. Dissecting lines and geometric shapes define the face's blocky features. The top lips are blue and the bottom red, while the left eye is black with a white dial and the right eye is a hazy blue with yellow lightning coming out of it. Under the image, text in red, white, blue serif font reads: the segue reading series and artists space present / a reading by David Larsen and Sara Larsen / saturday, may 9, 5 pm nyc time / zoom id: 378 232 567.]

Sara Larsen is a poet and writer living in Oakland, CA. Her newest book is a polyvocal exploration of punk and poetics, The Riot Grrrl Thing (Roof, 2019). Previous books include Merry Hell (Atelos, 2016), and All Revolutions Will Be Fabulous (Printing Press, 2014). She is also the author of several chapbooks including Our Ladies, Riot Cops En Route To Troy, The Hallucinated, among others.

David Larsen is a scholar and performance poet alive today. His verse translations from Classical Arabic appear in the literary press at large, and the Academy of American Poets favored his translation of Ibn Khalawayh’s Names of the Lion with its 2018 award. He teaches at NYU in Liberal Studies.

Program support for Artists Space is provided by The Friends of Artists Space, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, May and Samuel Rudin Foundation, Atelier4, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.