Bloomsday

Bloomsday

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June 16, 6pm – 10pm
June 20 and 21
2015

Bloomsday is an annual celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses that takes place on June 16. The novel takes place over the course of a single day, June 16, 1904, with 18 episodes that correspond to Homer’s Odyssey. Each of the 18 chapters of the book were transformed into installations of art objects, structures, sounds, videos, performance, food, and more. Celebrating Joyce’s “enraptured paean to the world of the physical senses,” our Bloomsday was an ambulatory experience that mirrored Joyce’s prose in all its juicy, uncompromising, vulnerable, fragmented, and synesthetic confusion.

Participants include:

Abraham Adams, Sonel Breslav (Blonde Art Books), Victoria Campbell, Ashton Cooper, Simon Critchley, Anthony Cudahy, Moze Halperin, Kelsey Harrison, Bethany Ides, Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan (E.S.P. TV) Jillian McManemin, Marrek Milde and Kristyna Milde, Papercut Press (Maggie Craig + Amela Parcic), Paul Pino (PAULAPART), Paul Pinto, Nicole Reber, Sorry Archive, Michael Swellander, Zefrey Throwell, H. Weaver, Chloe Wyma, Alex Zandi

Reading table organized by Blonde Art Books with contributions from Ugly Duckling Presse, Molasses Books, Mellow Pages Library and more.

All are welcome. Email vanessa@knockdown.center for more info.

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