Hélène Cixous Reading Group

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Jan 13
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location TBA
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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.
The first meeting will be on January 13th from 4 to 6pm.
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Please RSVP to interiorforest@alexandragrant.com to receive the address and location and a copy of the first reading, “Laugh of the Medusa.”
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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