Vis-a-Vis Society - Portrait

Vis-a-Vis Society

Dedicated to presenting poetic analyses of the everyday, the Vis-a-Vis Society is an outgrowth of the literary performance group the Typing Explosion and is the current home for artists Sierra Nelson and Rachel Kessler. Using collaboratively written texts as their base, these poetry-scientists have presented their research in multi-media shows at such venues as Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival and Henry Art Gallery, the Wave Books National Poetry Bus Tour, and New York’s Galapagos Art Space.

2007 Writers Program

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Reading Preview: Vis-à-Vis Society

May 24, 2007

In this preview of the final program in the Jack Straw Reading Series, curator Matt Briggs interviews collaborative literary performance group the Vis-à-Vis Society and takes one of their surveys. The Vis-à-Vis Society was founded in a year that felt like 1957 by Drs. Ink and Owning (aka Sierra Nelson and Rachel Kessler, of the […]

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