Winter Shack Season 3 | Installment No. 1 with Baseera Khan and Urayoán Noel

Please join us in ushering in another Winter Season with readings by Urayoán Noel from his recently published "Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico" (2015 University of Arizona Press) and Baseera Khan's narrative video tracing the migration of houseplants.

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"Urayoán Noel was born and raised in San

Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in the Bronx, and teaches at NYU. As a poet, Noel is the author of Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (2015), a Library Journal Top Fall Indie Poetry selection; Hi-Density Politics (2010), a National Book Critics Circle Small Press Highlights selection; Kool Logic/La Lógica Kool (2005), an El Nuevo Día Book of the Year; and several books of poetry in Spanish, most recently EnUncIAdOr (2014). Other works include the DVD Kool Logic Sessions (2005), a collaboration with composer Monxo López; the artist's book/performance/website The Edgemere Letters (2011), a collaboration with artist Martha Clippinger; and the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (2014), winner of the LASA Latina/o Studies Section Book Award. Noel has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Bronx Council on the Arts, and CantoMundo, and is currently completing a bilingual edition of the poems of Pablo de Rokha. See more at urayoannoel.com and at wokitokiteki.com, a bilingual, improvisational poetry vlog."

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Baseera Khan is a New York based artist. Her visual and written work organizes patterns of emigration and exile that are shaped by economic, social, and political changes throughout the world with a special interest in the fall of imperial power during World War II. Khan is preparing for her first solo exhibition at Participant Inc., New York City (2016) and a group show at Abrons Art Center, NYC (2016). Her past exhibitions include Arrivals, Out to See, New York City (2014), TX*13 Texas Biennial 5th Anniversary Survey Group Exhibition, TX (2014); Picturing Parallax, San Francisco State University, CA (2011), Hindu Kush, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2009). She was an artist-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space, NYC (2015) and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME (2014). She was an Outbound Fellow to Israel/Palestine through Apexart, NYC (2015). Khan is currently part-time faculty at Parsons, The New School for Design. She received an M.F.A. from Cornell University, NY (2012).

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