The New Social Environment#629

Lola Montes: Faccio d’angelo / Every Angel Has Another Face

Featuring Montes and Patrick J. Reed


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Lola Montes joins Rail contributor Patrick J. Reed for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading from Isa Guzman.

In this talk

Visit Lola Montes: Faccio d’angelo / Every angel has another face, on view at Nino Mier Gallery through August 27th, 2022 →

Lola Montes Schnabel

Photo of Lola Montes Schnabel
Born in New York, NY, Lola Montes is a painter, printmaker, photographer and filmmaker, who has exhibited internationally, including Tripoli Gallery, Southampton, NY and Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, among others. Recent exhibitions include Heaven, which was on view at the Shelbourne Hotel during Art Basel Miami 2014, and Forms Wrestling with Existence, at Eden Rock Gallery, Saint Barthélemy. She serves on the board of advisors at Anthology Film Archives, and in 2013 presented a film on Luigi Ontani, Dialogue Between Soul and Nature, at the 55th Venice Biennale. Lola Montes currently lives and works in New York City and in Italy.

Patrick J. Reed

Portrait of Patrick Reed, artist and art writer
Artist and writer Patrick J. Reed’s work explores a range of topics including the intersection of philosophy, disaster studies, and the ecological dimensions of creative practice. He is the Assistant Curator at Fulcrum Arts, a non-profit organization working at the intersection of art and science to impact positive social change on a civic scale. He is a contributor to the Rail as well as other publications, including art-agenda, ArtReview, ArtReview Asia, Canvas: Art and Culture from the Middle East and Arab World, CURA, and Spike Art Magazine.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Isa Guzman reading.

Isa Guzman

A photo of Isa Guzman
Poet, playwright, & Brooklyn College MFA graduate Isa Guzman is from Los Sures, Brooklyn. Dedicating her work to the hardship, traumas, & political struggle within the Boricua Diaspora, especially the LGBTQ+ (Boricuir & Trans) communities within it. Isa helps lead several projects including: The Titere Poets Collective, La Esquina Open Mic, & La Cocina Workshop! She have published her work through several magazines, including The Acentos Review, The Poetry Project (Footnotes), Public Seminar, & also appears in several anthologies, such as Birds Fall Silent in the Mechanical Sea & The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext. Her plays have been featured in the Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe Theater Festival & the Downtown Urban Arts Festival.

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