The New Social Environment#847

the shadow loom (shattering enemy time): A Rail Reading curated by jaylen strong

Featuring strong and Jayson P. Smith


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

jaylen strong curates our 142nd Wednesday poetry reading with Jayson P. Smith

In this talk

Jayson P. Smith

Jayson P. Smith
Photo by Sean D. Henry-Smith
Jayson P. Smith is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, educator, & curator from The Bronx. Their work has been featured at BAM, Guggenheim Museum, Miriam Gallery, & MOMA PS1. J has received support from NYFA, Poetry Foundation, & The Poetry Project. J founded / curates NOMAD Readings in Brooklyn & elsewhere.

jaylen strong

A portrait of poet and artist Jaylen Strong.
multi-hyphenate, slow-walking, seed-catching body jaylen strong is beneath the tree calculating how the shadows might reign. he is the former librarian curator for the playground annex. his work has been featured at moma ps1, artists space, pratt institute, brown university, moca cleveland, the center for african american poetry & poetics, and elsewhere.

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