Collaborative and Cross-Disciplinary Texts

from American Patriot by Jim Daniels & Charlee Brodsky

A Process Note “American Patriot” is a collaboration between the photographer Charlee Brodsky and the poet Jim Daniels. Brodsky and Daniels have been working together for nearly a dozen years and have published two books together, Street, winner of the Tillie Olsen Prize, and From Milltown to Malltown, and have […]

Rhapsode II, Part II: Penelope by Emily Anderson & Jen Morris

A Process Note These videos are part of an ongoing collaboration between Emily Anderson (a poet) and Jen Morris (an artist based in photography). We met when we were both students at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Emily in Writing, Jen in Photography. Our collaboration began six […]

These past few days of freezing rains by Laura Frare & Mary Kathryn Jablonski

A Process Note Laura Frare and Mary Kathryn Jablonski have known each other for many years as artists; having met while Mary was a gallerist, exhibiting Laura’s paintings. They became reacquainted recently at an exhibition where Mary saw Laura’s film works, and immediately upon viewing them invited Laura to collaborate […]

Container: An Exhibition of Text Objects & Sculptural Poems by Jenni Baker & Douglas Luman

A CURATORIAL STATEMENT We founded Container in early 2017 and release work with two different intentions. Our Multitudes series focuses on finding objects that exist in the world (for example, lunchboxes). We send these objects to literary and visual artists whom we admire for their work and contribution to artistic […]

from The Book of Fools by Sam Taylor

A Process Note   This is the first of three sections of a book-length experimental poem. The Book of Fools: An Essay in Memoir and Verse develops new structures to marry global, ecological themes of loss—focused around the conditions of our oceans—to personal, confessional ones. The book is simultaneously a craft essay […]