Artists Space

Segue Reading Series:
Rae Armantrout & John Sakkis

Reading
December 12, 2020, 5pm

Saturday, December 12, 5pm
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This reading is presented as part of the Segue Reading Series.

A computer graphic background of landscape is collaged with imagery of a doorknob with orange lines streaking behind it and a spray bottle with black texts that reads "hand / san" on it. White text over the top half of the image reads "Rae Armantrout / John Sakkis." White text layed out vertically on the right side of the image reads "Segue" and white text on the lower half of the image reads, "12 December / 5 pm EST".
Flyer for Segue Reading Series featuring Rae Armantrout and John Sakkis. Saturday, December 12, 2020, Artists Space. Artist: Anastasios Karnazes. [A computer graphic background of landscape is collaged with imagery of a doorknob with orange lines streaking behind it and a spray bottle with black texts that reads "hand / san" on it. White text over the top half of the image reads "Rae Armantrout / John Sakkis." White text layed out vertically on the right side of the image reads "Segue" and white text on the lower half of the image reads, "12 December / 5 pm EST".]

Rae Armantrout is the author of fourteen books of poems, including Wobble (2018), a finalist for the National Book Award, Partly, New and Selected Poems, and Versed, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2010. A new book, Conjure, was published by Wesleyan in 2020.

John Sakkis’s books include NIKE+, Psychopomp, RAVE ON!, The Islands, and Rude Girl, as well as numerous chapbooks and ephemera. From 2005-2015 he edited BOTH BOTH, a little magazine of poetry. With Angelos Sakkis, he has translated five books by Athenian poet Demosthenes Agrafiotis. He was born and raised and lives in the Bay Area.

Program support for Artists Space is provided by The Friends of Artists Space, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Cy Twombly Foundation, The David Teiger Foundation, The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The New York Community Trust, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, The Danielson Foundation, The Fox Aarons Foundation, Herman Goldman Foundation, The Destina Foundation, The Luce Foundation, May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, VIA Art Fund, Arison Arts Foundation, The Chicago Community Fund, The David Rockefeller Fund, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, The Jill and Peter Kraus Foundation, The Richard Pousette-Dart Foundation.

Segue Reading Series: Rae Armantrout & John Sakkis. Reading Documentation. Saturday, December 12, 2020, 5pm. Artists Space, New York. [Video documentation of multiple individuals making introductions and reciting poetry with the use of imagery.]