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Bergen Kunsthall Radical reading and silent writing practice with Eileen Myles   Upstairs  Seminar



Bergen Kunsthall is excited to welcome two hugely acclaimed writers – poet, performer and novelist Eileen Myles and visionary poet and writer CAConrad – for a series of workshops and events exploring radical reading, writing, ritual and magical practices around gender and intimacy. Beatrice Gibson worked with CAConrad and Myles on her new film I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead, presented in Bergen Kunsthall 25 January - 31 March 2019.

14:00 RADICAL READING WITH EILEEN MYLES (1.5 hrs)
Inspired by feminist gender-queer artist collective LTTR, the session proposes reading as an activist undertaking, bringing together a community through sharing individual experiences.
Bring reading materials to share.

16:00 SILENT WRITING PRACTICE WITH EILEEN MYLES (1.5 hrs)
Strictly for dreamy and private writing production, in the vicinity of other thinking and writing bodies. No show and tell.
Bring writing materials to work on.

Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, and art journalist. Their twenty-one books include evolution(poems), Afterglow (a dog memoir), I Must Be Living Twice/new and selected poems as well as re-issues of Chelsea Girls and Cool for You. They are a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Warhol/ Creative Capital and they received the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. Eileen Myles is teaching at NYU this spring and at Naropa University next summer. They live in New York and Marfa, TX.

Please, join us also for the following events:
13 March 14:00-17:30 Personalised (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals with CAConrad, at Bergen Kunsthall.
13 March 19:00-20:00 Poetic Practice with Eileen Myles and CAConrad, at Litteraturhuset i Bergen.
14 March 20:00 Plattform: Two Poets Talking with Eileen Myles and CAConrad, at Bergen Kunsthall.

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