River of Grass: Reading Performance
571 Projects is pleased to announce an upcoming Reading Performance in connection with River of Grass, artist Dorothy Simpson Krause's solo exhibition currently on view.
River of Grass is an installation performance piece comprised of poetry, short drama, fiction and non-fiction. Taking inspiration from Dorothy Simpson Krause' modern Romantic landscapes of the Everglades currently on view at 571 Projects and Marjory Stoneman Douglas' seminal 1947 book, The Everglades: River of Grass, this event features Vanessa Fitzgerald, Michael Hopewell and Shelley Ray performing readings from writers contemporary and classic, including Rachel Carson, C. Clark, Hart Crane, Edward Einhorn, Dan Lau, Wallace Stevens and others. The program runs approximately 40 minutes. Directed by Patrice Miller.
Admission Suggested Donation $10
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Dorothy Simpson Krause is a painter, collage artist and printmaker who incorporates digital mixed media into her art. Her work is exhibited regularly in galleries and museums and featured in numerous current periodicals and books. Krause is Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts College of Art where she founded the Computer Arts Center and a member of Digital Atelier®, an artists collaborative, with Bonny Lhotka and Karin Schminke. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and symposia and a consultant for manufacturers and distributors of products which may be used by fine artists.
Patrice Miller is a theater maker. Recent/favorite projects include: playing Annabelle Brundhi in George Bataille's Bathrobe (The Brick/GeminiCollisionworks - English/American premiere); choreographing The Pig or Vaclav Havel's Hunt for the Pig (UTC61/3LD), directing References to Salvador Dali ... (Gene Frankel), co-directing Bunny Lake is Missing (The Brick), directing/choreographing RIPPED:The Musical as part of Piper McKenzie's Dainty Cadaver (The Brick). She is the resident choreographer for Untitled Theater Company #61, a Brick Master Mason, and directs the performance series at 571 Projects. Current projects include The Moose That Roared, a multidisciplinary piece about Theodore Roosevelt and LINK, a dance theater piece combining contact improv and game play theories.