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VESTIBULE: THE SPACES WE OCCUPY, THE PLACES WE PASS THROUGH.

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Poetry/Lyrics + Film: Brandi Katherine Herrera
Music: Angie Sabin

Brandi Katherine Herrera is a Portland, Ore. based multidisciplinary artist, poet, and translator, whose work in text, film, and sound explores the poetics of space. She is the author of Mutterfarbe, a limited edition artist book of experimental text + visual translations and poems; and Natürlicher, a chapbook of color swatches, in collaboration with Erin Mickelson (Broken Cloud Press, 2016).

Angie Sabin is a Portland based singer-songwriter who has been actively involved in the local music community since the late 90s. Her current projects include dark-folk duo, Common Starling and a garage-punk female focused group, The Never Said.


There are these old fires
Poetry: Kaia Sand
Film: Hannah Piper Burns

Kaia Sand is the author of A Tale of Magicians Who Puffed Up Money that Lost its Puff (Tinfish Press 2016) Remember to Wave (Tinfish Press 2010), and interval (Edge Books), a Small Press Traffic book of the year; and co-author with Jules Boykoff of Landscapes of Dissent: Guerrilla Poetry and Public Space (Palm Press, 2008). She documents her poems, exhibitions, and projects at http://kaiasand.net/

Hannah Piper Burns is a maker, lover, programmer, curator, and facilitator of experimental media in all of its forms. Her last three projects include an interactive digital environment navigated with two custom controllers, a diptych of experimental found-footage films about deceased reality show contestants, and a multimedia performance organized around a live snail facial treatment.


Afternoon Walk with Death
Poetry + Film: Stephanie Adams-Santos
Music: Timmy Straw

Stephanie Adams-Santos is a Guatemalan-American writer, educator and divination artist from Portland, Oregon. She is the author of Swarm Queen’s Crown (Fathom Books) and several chapbooks: Total Memory (Finishing Line Press); Little Fugues (Sola Books) and The Sundering (Poetry Society of America, selected by Linda Gregg as winner of the New York Chapbook Fellowship).

Timmy Straw is a writer and musician from Oregon. Editions Plane published her first chapbook, To Water, Everything is a Swimmer, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Spork, Tin House, & Weekday. She’s composed music for film and ballet, put out the album State Parks, and is currently working on a second. She also studies Russian at Reed College.

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