Image: Open mic participants at AANM, 2019
8-10 p.m. EDT Friday, April 30, 2021
Virtual Open Mic & Iftar: What’s On Your Plate?
Livestreamed on AANM’s Facebook
Join us for an online Open Mic Night, hosted by artist-in-residence Lara Atallah! In celebration of Poetry Month and Arab American Heritage Month, we are creating a space for writers and musicians to continue sharing their work. Break your fast or grab a snack and share with us — what’s on your plate? — both literally and figuratively. Writers of poetry, prose, music and more are welcome to sign up to perform. Spots are available on a first come, first served basis!
For questions, e-mail Kathryn Grabowski, Curator of Public Programs at [email protected]
Lara Atallah is a New York-based artist and writer. Her practice is informed by her interest in the political nature of landscape, and the power it holds to reshape our perception of borders. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S. and internationally, and is part of the Onassis Cultural Foundation’s collection in Athens, as well as the NYU Langone Art Collection. Recent exhibitions include the American University Museum, Trestle Gallery, ON CANAL. Her first book, Edge of Elysium, Vol.1 was published by Open Projects Press in September 2019. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, Camera Austria, Flash Art Italia and The Brooklyn Rail among others.
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