Collaborative and Cross-Disciplinary Texts


from THE STORK RIDES SHOTGUN: STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT POEMS by Emily Carr

A Process Note These crossword poems are from a hybrid manuscript-in-process, The Stork Rides Shotgun: statistically significant poems. I created the form of the crossword poem™ during a December 2018 residency at Caldera. My goals were three-fold: 1) to redesign lyric ways of knowing the world with the user’s [non-poet’s] […]


To Give Emotional Labor Away So It Illuminates Its Recipients with Bright Blue Light by Claire Donato

An Introduction by Jeff T. Johnson Wittgenstein said: “No proposition can contain itself as an argument” = The only thing not prerecorded in a prerecorded universe is the prerecording itself which is to say any recording that contains a random factor. —William S. Burroughs, The Ticket That Exploded   Claire Donato’s Material Studies play with […]


Crease (5) by Annelyse Gelman & Livien Yin

A Process Note Liv and I made this work during a 2016 residency with our friends in the high desert of New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. At the time I was thinking a lot about isolation and repetition—social, ecological—and reading Mark Miodownik’s wonderful book Stuff Matters. We were careful not […]


For Years, I Wrote in Code to Protect Others from My Thinking by Claire Donato

An Introduction by Jeff T. Johnson Wittgenstein said: “No proposition can contain itself as an argument” = The only thing not prerecorded in a prerecorded universe is the prerecording itself which is to say any recording that contains a random factor. —William S. Burroughs, The Ticket That Exploded   Claire Donato’s Material Studies play with […]


Paper & Flesh: A Photographer’s Poem by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

  ______________________________________________   Rachel Eliza Griffiths is an artist. Her most recent collection of poetry is Lighting the Shadow (Four Way Books 2015). Her visual and literary work has been widely published. Griffiths has received fellowships from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Yaddo, Kimbilio, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Cave Canem […]


“I drifted up this morning with this in my ear” by Laura Frare, Mary Kathryn Jablonski, & Phillip X. Levine

I drifted up this morning with this in my ear from Laura Frare on Vimeo.   ______________________________________   Visual artist/poet Mary Kathryn Jablonski has been a contributor at Numéro Cinq magazine and is author of the poetry chapbook, To the Husband I Have Not Yet Met. Her poems have appeared […]


All This Fear by Claire Donato

An Introduction by Jeff T. Johnson Wittgenstein said: “No proposition can contain itself as an argument” = The only thing not prerecorded in a prerecorded universe is the prerecording itself which is to say any recording that contains a random factor. —William S. Burroughs, The Ticket That Exploded   Claire Donato’s Material Studies play with […]