Sarah Dowling, Eric Baus, and Heather M. O’Brien & Jonathan Takahashi, November 14, 2014


On Friday, November 14th at 7:00 pm, Counterpath hosted a reading/performance by Sarah Dowling and Eric Baus, along with an exhibit by Heather M. O’Brien and Jonathan Takahashi.

Sarah Dowling is the author of DOWNBirds & Bees, and Security Posture, winner of the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. Selections from her work appear in I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women. Her critical work has appeared in American Quarterly, GLQ, Canadian Literature, Signs and elsewhere. Dowling is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Eric Baus is the author of The Tranquilized Tongue (City Lights, 2014), How I Became a Hum (Octopus Books, forthcoming 2015), and other books. He lives in Denver and teaches at Regis University.

Heather M. O’Brien is a Los Angeles based artist who works primarily with photography, text and performance. Her work questions how life is impacted by the current political and economic landscape, while continuously re-telling the patriarchal History she was taught growing up. She holds a BA from Loyola University New Orleans, an Advanced Certificate from the International Center of Photography in New York and an MFA in Photography and Media from CalArts.

Jonathan Takahashi received his MFA at the California Institute of the Arts and his BFA from California State University of Long Beach. His practice investigates historical narratives through the construction of an image based archive. Recent exhibitions include E12 Pueblo and Jaus Gallery, both located in Los Angeles.