Join Mason Exhibitions and the Cheuse International Writers Center for an Eco-Poetry Reading in conjunction with Aimée Beaubien: Into the Hothouse.
4:30pm: Doors open for enrichment and centering.
5:00-6:15pm: Poetry readings
6:30-7:30: Reception with refreshments; time for conversation, writing, sketching
What to bring: Attendees are encouraged to bring writing and art material to work on their own creative enterprise during this evening.
About the Artist: Aimée Beaubien’s exhibition Into the Hothouse invites viewers to contemplate the intricate connections between photographic images, the natural world, and the complexities of visual representation through an immersive site-specific installation.
The Readers: Indian poet, translator and art curator, and visiting Cheuse Center writer, Ranjit Hoskote, brings us his new collection of poems, “Icelight.”Jennifer Robertson, an Indian poet traveling to her first US event from India, will launch her debut poetry collection, “Folie á Deux.” Nirmal Ghosh, conservationist and journalist will read from his work. George Mason professors Sally Keith, and Peter Streckfus, will read poetry alongside work from our returning Cheuse Fellows: Judith Leserman who just returned from Madagascar, Arpita Roy from Ireland, and Ashlee Green from Scandinavia.