SPWS Guest Lecture 3/1/09: 3 Weather Talks in the Panorama!

In conjunction with the Queens International 4 at the Queens Museum of Art

SP Weather Station Guest Lecture series presents:

3 Weather Talks in the Panorama

Sunday, March 1st, 2:00 PM (repeats at 4:00*)
(open to the public / museum admission is $5 suggested donation)

Isaac Gertman
NYC Weather Apocalypse in Film

Kenneth Goldsmith
reads from his book “The Weather”

SP Weather Station
Clouds of New York Slideshow

Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
for details/directions: www.queensmuseum.org/information/

(*4:00 PM program by Isaac Gertman & SP Weather Station only)

About Isaac Gertman: 
Isaac Gertman is a designer, educator, and occasional writer. He has written for STEP Magazine and the design blog SpeakUp. He has taught typography at the Rhode Island School of Design, and currently teaches environmental graphic design at Parsons the New School for Design. Isaac received a masters degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and a bachelors from Maryland Institute College of Art. His work will be featured in the book A Thousand Tips by a Hundred Graphic Designers, released by Spanish publisher Maomao  in 2009. He lives in Brooklyn, and has no plans to ever move to Manhattan. (http://www.isaacgertman.com/)

About Kenneth Goldsmith:
Kenneth Goldsmith’s writing has been called some of the most “exhaustive and beautiful collage work yet produced in poetry” by Publishers Weekly. The author of seven books of poetry, founding editor of the online archive UbuWeb (http://ubu.com), and the editor of I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Selected Andy Warhol Interviews, Goldsmith is also the host of a weekly radio show on New York City’s WFMU. He teaches writing at The University of Pennsylvania, where he is a senior editor of PennSound, an online poetry archive. More about Goldsmith can be found on his author’s page at the University of Buffalo’s Electronic Poetry Center:http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/goldsmith

About SP Weather Station:
SP Weather Station is an artist-run weather station based on a studio rooftop in Long Island City, New York. Co-founded by Natalie Campbell and Heidi Neilson in 2007, SP Weather Station is an interdisciplinary project which collects weather data, hosts a Guest Lecture Series, and produces artist multiples. As an informal umbrella organization, SPWS invites participation from many other artists, groups, and weather enthusiasts. http://spweatherstation.net

In conjunction with its participation in the Queens International 4, SPWS is organizing a series of lectures at the Queens Museum of Art featuring Nathalie Miebach, Isaac Gertman, Kenneth Goldsmith, and Jane D. Marsching.


(poster by Natalie Campbell & Isaac Gertman)

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