Wednesday Nights at The Poetry Project

I coordinated & hosted the Wednesday Night Series at The Poetry Project for the Winter, Spring & Fall 2014 seasons. My introductions are archived on the Project’s blog. On June 4, 2014 Fran Lebowitz and I had a brief conversation before her Q&A with the audience at St. Mark’s Church.





Anthology Film Archives Premiers The Photographer Slideshow

SINGLE FRAME: THE PHOTOGRAPHER on December 12, 2013.
For this edition of Anthology Film Archive’s regular series SINGLE FRAME, Ariel Goldberg presents the world premiere of THE PHOTOGRAPHER, a slide show and reading of essays. This performance is made possible, in part, by a 2012-13 grant from the Franklin Furnace Fund supported by the Jerome Foundation; the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation; and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.





Social Reading: Jacket2 Commentary with Rachel Levitsky

Rachel Levitsky & I were guest commentators on Jacket2, reading the work of Erika Staiti, Julie Patton, Cheena Marie Lo, Jake Pam Dick, HR Hegnauer and Moyra Davey.





n/a gallery residency

A slideshow and text from The Estrangement Principle was on view at n/a gallery in July-Agust 2013, 4304 West street, Oakland CA.





Spilt Milk

Jess Barbagallo and I will be reading in Carolyn Ferrucci’s Spilt Milk Series at Milk & Roses in Greenpoint on Monday June 17, at 7pm.





Rainbow Book Fair

I’ll be part of what will be an amazing six hour marathon reading at the Midtown Holiday Inn on April 14, 2013.





Multifarious Array

Multifarious Array: Pete’s Candy Store, March 29, 2013, 7pm. I’m reading with Alan Felsenthal and Stephen Motika.





Troubling the Line Anthology Now Available

“The first of its kind, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes “poetics statements”—reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism.” Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson & available through Small Press Distribution.





On The Estrangement Principle at The Poetry Project


Monday November 12, 8pm, The Poetry Project Talk Series, curated by Corrine Fitzpatrick, NY, NY

I read from Parts One & Two of The Estrangement Principle, a long essay on the problems with labeling art as queer alongside a slideshow of relevant photographs.





“Talking about my generation”: Jill Johnston and the Critic as Subject

Sunday November 4th, 3pm New Museum

Rethinking the Imprint of Judson Dance Theater Fifty Years Later: Movement Research in Residence.

Critical Correspondence coeditors Aaron Mattocks and Marissa Perel honor the celebrated writer and critic Jill Johnston, whose experimental and personal voice communicated the culture of the interdisciplinary 1960s art scene. In light of Johnston’s innovative contributions to the form, this conversation considers contemporary criticism and the writer as subject. Speakers: David Velasco & Claudia La Rocco. Readers: Thom Donovan, Ariel Goldberg, Cassie Petersen, and Christine Shan Shan Hou.