Northwestern University

Mar
12
Tue 5:00 PM

WORDS Illuminate the Façade of Deering Library

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Deering Library, Also in Kresge 1-410
1937 Sheridan Road  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Tom Burke   (847) 491-7946

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Fine Arts

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Description:

LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD

Open Studio Exhibit

5:00-5:45 PM

in the Kaplan AIR Studio, Kresge 1-410

 

Join us for a multi-media  overview of Rotelli’s work: including highlights from his  "Videolanguage" series; "Diary," a pictorial diary dedicated to the light off Lake Michigan; and “Enigma,” the blueprints for Rotelli’s upcoming light installation on Chicago’s Field Museum.

 

Followed by

WORDS

Light Installation and Reading

with Open Reception

6:00-7:00 PM

On the façade and in the lobby of the Deering Library

Light Installation, Reading and "The Poetry Way" - 6:00-7:00 PM Charles Deering Library

 

The façade of the historic Deering Library will be transformed into a page of luminous poetry, projecting the work of seven Chicago poets; inside the library, the featured poets will read their work, accompanied by a musical score; students and other guests are also invited to contribute to “The Poetry Way,” by inscribing poems, in any language, on a long scroll that will be rolled out at the event.

 

Featured Poets: Ana Castillo, Reginald Gibbons, Arica Hilton,

Parneshia Jones, Elise Paschen, Ed Roberson, Jennifer Scapettone,

and Rachel Webster; curated by Arica Hilton

 

Light installation by Marco Nereo Rotelli;

co-curated by Thomas Haskell Simpson and Alessandra Visconti

 

All events are free and open to the public

Events take place on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University

 

The Kaplan Institute’s Artist in Residence Program brings

innovative artists working in diverse media to campus for quarter-long

residencies to facilitate the production of new work, give the

Northwestern community insight into the process of

production, and recognize the importance of the

fine arts to the humanities

 

Marco Nereo Rotelli’s residence is co-sponsored by the Kaplan

Institute, the Global Languages Initiative, Residential Colleges,

and the Northwestern Library

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