Larkin Higgins & Tina Brown Celona: Exhibit Opening (on view through April 24) & Reading, April 10, 2014

Higgins PromoOn Thursday, April 10, Counterpath hosted poet and artist Larkin Higgins for both a reading and the opening of her solo exhibit of logographic drawings and various visio-textual works. The exhibit will be on display through April 24.

Larkin Higgins is a poet, artist, educator, and performer based in Los Angeles. She is the author of Of Materials, Implements (Dusie Kollektiv) and Of Traverse and Template (Mindmade Books), poetry chapbooks with visual elements. Her poems and text-based art have appeared in several anthologies including The Los Angeles Telephone Book, Vol. 1, 2011-2012 and Vol. 2, 2012-2013; Visio-Textual Selectricity (Runaway Spoon Press); and on-line and paper journals such as DIAGRAM, Eleven Eleven, and others. Her intermedia artworks reside in the Grunwald Collection/Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Avant Writing Collection/Ohio State University Libraries, Judith Hoffberg Archive/Library of the University of California at Santa Barbara, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum Collection (Tampa), Flux Box Archive/Anne Arundel Community College (Maryland), SUNY/University at Buffalo Libraries/Special Collections, and more. Over the years Higgins has also participated in performance artworks, most recently within “Chaos Confounded” — an umbrella structure for individual performances — created by pioneering performance artist Barbara T. Smith, in collaboration with Christen Sperry-Garcia, presented at Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica, CA).

 Tina Brown Celona was educated at Brown University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Denver. She is the author of The Real Moon of Poetry and Other Poems (2002) and Snip Snip! (2006) from Fence Books. She lives in Denver, listens to opera and works out once or twice a week. Her other hobbies include cooking and pet ownership.