A Guerilla Reading by Stephen Burt
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
Painting and Sculpture I, Gallery 12, fifth floor
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Uncontested Spaces: Guerilla Readings in the MoMA Galleries
As part of Kenneth Goldsmith's "Poet Laureate" program, he invites renowned writers to choose works in MoMA's collection, develop a response, and then select a space in the Museum galleries where they will perform the resulting readings and texts on Wednesdays. On selected Fridays, Goldsmith himself will contribute readings in the galleries. Visitors can meet the writers directly in their selected gallery.
Stephen Burt reads in front of Meret Oppenheim's Red Head, Blue Body (gallery 12, floor 5). Burt reads new poems, including "Fundamental Attribution Error (Meret Oppenheim + Stephanie)," "1978 Stephanie," "Day and Night Stephanie," and poems from Belmont and Parallel Play.