Archive for November, 2013

Renee Saklikar’s book launch in New Westminster

November 29, 2013

Renée Sarojini Saklikar‘s children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within public trauma. The work is animated by a proposition: that violence, both personal and collective, produces continuing sonar, an echolocation that finds us, even when we choose to be unaware or indifferent. “Sarojini Saklikar […]

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Danny Jacobs readings in Ottawa + Montreal

November 18, 2013

In Songs that Remind Us of Factories, Maritime poet Danny Jacobs probes the postmodern oddness of the call centres that have sprung up across Eastern Canada. He also explores the abundant insect species creeping in his walls and bedsheets and finds the poetic potential in potatoes.  His arched-brow wisecracks and intoxicating ingenuity are balanced with emotionally […]

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Renee Sarojini Saklikar launches debut book of poems at SFU Woodward’s World Art Centre Nov.13th

November 5, 2013

Renée Sarojini Saklikar launches children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections (Nightwood Editions, $18.95), at the World Art Centre, SFU Woodward’s—149 West Hastings, Vancouver—on Wednesday, November 13th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission to the event is free. Renée will be available to discuss her work and personalize copies of her […]

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