Iviva Olenick

Artists Who Write in two parts

Artists Who Write, Parts I and II

Montana Ray, Guns & Butter, concrete poems
Swati Khurana, Sublime Scrolls. Brooklyn Museum First Saturday, 2014.

Co-curated by Jenny Douglas and Iviva Olenick, Artists Who Write highlights the literary works of artists with professional practices in the visual and performing arts and celebrates the spirit of multiplicity, .

In our first of two presentations, Yazmany ArboledaKent Shell and Seldon Yuan brought us to unexpected places. Our second series, featuring Swati Khurana, Montana Ray and Iviva Olenick included intimate revelations and introspection.

Yazmany Arboleda. Image of his mother in conjunction with a reading from his memoir about his mother’s journey to the U.S. 

Seldon Yuan’s Plant Poem with digital editing (mirroring) by Yazmany Arboleda. Yuan presented poetry and images at Artists Who Write.

Kent Shell presenting imagery and reading from his memoir. Photo of Kent at the age represented in his memoir excerpt.

Kent Shell’s enigmatic text art presented as part of Artists Who Write.