The New Social Environment#714

R.H. Quaytman

Featuring Quaytman and Felix Bernstein, with Krystal Languell


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist R.H. Quaytman joins Rail contributor Felix Bernstein for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Krystal Languell.

In this talk

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R. H. Quaytman

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R.H. Quaytman works in Connecticut and Belgium. Quaytman received the Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in 2001 and the Wolfgang Hahn Prize with Michael Krebber in 2015. Since 2006, Quaytman has taught at Bard College, in addition to lecturing at Princeton University, Cooper Union, Columbia University, and the Yale University School of Art. In 2005, she co-founded Orchard, a cooperatively-run exhibition and event space that concluded its three-year run on the Lower East Side in 2008. Her work is held in the permanent collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and elsewhere. Her most recent NYC exhibition was X +, Chapter 34 (2018), shown alongside Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim Museum.

Felix Bernstein

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Felix Bernstein is the author of Burn Book (Nightboat) and Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry (Insert Blanc Press). His writing has been featured in Mousse, Flash Art, Spike Arts Magazine, Poetry Magazine, Bookforum, Art in America, Bomb, and Texte Zur Kunst. His work in film and theater with Gabe Rubin has been presented at LUMA Westbau, MOCA Los Angeles, Reena Spaulings Fine Arts, David Lewis, the Kitchen, Anthology Film Archives, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He is currently at odds with the root metaphors of developmental progress.

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

Krystal Languell

Krystal Languell
Krystal Languell lives in Chicago, where she works for the Poetry Foundation. She is also a publisher, an editor, and the author of three books of poetry. She holds a BA from Indiana University and an MFA from New Mexico State University.

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