Hélène Cixous Reading Group

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Sunday, February 10, 2013
11 am – 1 pm
Still Room
850 S. Broadway #803
Los Angeles, CA 90014
A Hélène Cixous reading group is being formed to coincide with the Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest, a participatory art project by 18th Street’s upcoming Lab Artist Alexandra Grant in collaboration with Cixous to take place jointly at 18th Street Arts Center (Santa Monica) and Mains d’Oeuvres (Saint Ouen) in 2013.  The group will be reading select pieces from the oeuvre of Hélène Cixous – novelist, playwright, philosopher, epistolary writer.
The Cixous group will meet every 2 weeks in various locations in Los Angeles, every second Sunday from January through June, 2013.
This is the 3rd meeting: February 10, 11am – 1pm
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Please RSVP to interiorforest@alexandragrant.com to receive a copy of the reading: The reading is Cixous’s essay “Clarice Lispector: The Approach” which is chapter two in “Coming to Writing and Other Essays” and Lispector’s short stories “The Egg and the Chicken” and “Temptation.”
The reading group is being facilitated by Robert Nashak and Alexandra Grant and will include visiting lecturers.
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Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest is a dual-venue exhibition and publication by Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Grant in collaboration with Paris-based writer Hélène Cixous. This multi-dimensional project, which includes a residency component and contributions by both Los Angeles-based and Paris-based artists, is presented from April 15 to June 28, 2013 at 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA and from September 6 to October 20, 2013 at Mains d’Oeuvres in Saint-Ouen, France. Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Curator and Director or Residency Programs at 18th Street Arts Center, and Isabelle Le Normand, Curator of Visual Arts at Mains d’Oeuvres, are co-organizers of this project.

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