Screen Shot 2015-09-02 at 3.44.35 PMI will be showing some of my new water imagery in collaboration with the extraordinary poet Samiya Bashir, set to music by Fumio Tashiro.

August 15th. 2015
The World’s Oldest Ship Poetry Reading Series
 

 

Videos courtesy of Samiya Bashir

Film by: Charlotte Lagarde, Edited by Samiya Bashir, Music by: Fumio Tashiro, Poem: by Samiya Bashir, Series Organized by: Susan Brennan, Recorded @ J+B Design Cafe by Charlotte Lagarde.

Amiri Baraka quote was selected from “Political Poem (for Basil),” by Amiri Baraka, can be found in “The New Anthology of American Poetry: Vol. III: Postmodernisms 1950-Present,” edited by Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, and Thomas Trevisano (Rutgers University Press, 2012).

“Ha ha ha n*gg*rs are the worst” was originally published in Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, Issue #2.

 

June Jordan quote was from her poem: “1977: Poem for Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer,” published in Directed by Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan (Copper Canyon Press, 2005).

“Paleontology” was originally published by The Offing Magazine / A Channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books
http://theoffingmag.com/micro/two-micros-by-samiya-bashir/

 

M. Nourbese Philip quote heard during: &Now 2015 — Blast Radius: Writing & The Other Arts, CalArts, March 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson quote pulled from: MOYERS & COMPANY: Neil deGrasse Tyson on the New Cosmos. http://billmoyers.com/episode/neil-degrasse-tyson-on-the-new-cosmos/

“A small matter of engineering” was originally published in Ecotone: No. 19, Spring 2015, the 10th Anniversary Issue.https://ecotonemagazine.org/poetry/a-small-matter-of-engineering/