CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/13/2016
Wednesday, April 13 at 7PM, 192 Books presents MoMA curator Christophe Cherix in conversation with poet Elizabeth Zuba, discussing artist-poet-provocateur Marcel Broodthaers in context of the current exhibition at MoMA (curated by Cherix) and Siglio's beautiful new Broodthaers poetry collection, My Ogre Book, Shadow Theater, Midnight (translated by Zuba).
CHRISTOPH CHERIX has most recently organized, with Manuel Borja-Villel, Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, a Marcel Broodthaers retrospective (February 2016). At MoMA, other exhibitions he has organized include Yoko Ono: One Woman Show (with Klaus Biesenbach, 2015), Jasper Johns: Regrets (with Ann Temkin, 2014), Print/Out (2012), Contemporary Art from the Collection (with Kathy Halbreich, 2010), In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976 (2009), Fluxus Preview: Selections from the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift (with Jon Hendricks, 2009), Projects 88: Lucy McKenzie (2008), and Book/Shelf (2008).
ELIZABETH ZUBA is the author of two books of poetry, Decoherent The Wing’ed (SplitLevel Texts, 2016) and May Double as a Whistle (Song Cave Press, 2015). She is the editor of Not Nothing: Selected Writings by Ray Johnson 1954-1994 (Siglio Press, 2014); translator and co-editor of Marcel Broodthaers: My Ogre Book, Shadow Theater, Midnight (Siglio Press, 2015) and La Familia Americana, an anthology of contemporary American poetry (Cosmopoética: Madrid, 2010). Elizabeth has recently translated Marcel Broodthaers’s Pense-Bęte (Granary Books, 2016) and 10,000 Francs Reward (Printed Matter, 2016), as well as numerous texts for the current retrospective of his work at the Museum of Modern Art (February-May 2016) including his 1975 book En lisant la Lorelei. Some of Elizabeth’s critical work has appeared in Bomb Magazine, Black Mountain Studies Journal, The Reanimation Library’s Word Processor, and Ray Johnson’s Art World (Feigen Gallery, 2014).
Clth, 6 x 7.75 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color.