Monday, February 25, 2008

Artifact : 3 . 22. 08 : Buuck : Perez : Scalapino

Artifact presents


Craig Santos PEREZ


Saturday, March 22, 2008

6PM Doors, 6:30 Readings begin

$5 donation at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Oakland Art Gallery
Frank Ogawa Plaza
199 Kahn's Alley
Oakland, CA 94612

Just steps away from 12th Street BART: Use the Frank H. Ogawa Plaza exit.

Directions may be found here.

Parking is free!!! & available at the following locations:
  • Dalziel Building (250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza) Parking Garage (entrance on 16th Street at Clay Street)
  • Clay Street Garage (entrance on Clay Street between 14th and 15th Streets, behind City Hall)
  • City Center Garage (entrance on 11th Street between Clay Street and Broadway; also entrance on 14th Street)


David Buuck is a Contributing Editor at Artweek, and a founding editor of Tripwire. His ongoing project BARGE, the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics, will be organizing (de)tours this summer as part of the Yerba Buena Center's Bay Area Now exhibition. Recent and forthcoming publications include Ruts, Runts, Between Above & Below, Paranoia Agent, Unmapped Landscapes, and The Suck. He teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute, and lives in Oakland.

Craig Santos Perez, a native Chamoru from the Pacific Island of Guam, has lived in California since 1995. He is a co-founder of Achiote Press and author of several chapbooks, including constellations gathered along the ecliptic (Shadowbox Press, 2007), all with ocean views (Overhere Press, 2007), and preterrain (Corollary Press, 2008). His first book, from unincorporated territory, is forthcoming this year from Tinfish Press. His poetry, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared (or are forthcoming) in New American Writing, Pleiades, The Denver Quarterly, Jacket, Sentence, and Rain Taxi, among others.

Leslie Scalapino is the author of thirty books of poetry, inter-genre or fictional prose, plays and criticism. Among recent books of poetry is: Day Ocean State of Stars' Night (published by Green Integer in 2007). New from UC Press, Berkeley, is: It's go in horizontal/Selected Poems 1974-2006. She taught for fifteen years in the Bard College summer MFA program, this year is teaching at Mills College, where she's also taught in the past---as well as teaching in the past at the San Francisco Art Institute and Otis Art Institute in L.A.

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