Morgan Bassichis: The Odd Years Book Launch
About the event
Please join us for a special evening celebrating the release of Morgan Bassichis’s The Odd Years, published by Wendy’s Subway. The event will feature contributions from an exciting lineup of artists and writers: Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag), Rabbi Miriam Grossman, Brian Hochberger, Una Aya Osato, Lorelei Ramirez, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Will Rawls, Dean Spade, and Tourmaline.
This event is co-organized by The Kitchen and Wendy’s Subway.
About the performers
Morgan Bassichis is a performer living in NYC.
Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag) is a performer and enemy of the people but a friend of spiders living in Los Angeles.
Rabbi Miriam Grossman leads Congregation Kolot Chayeinu in Brooklyn NY.
Brian Hochberger is trying out the name Rissa; Rissa designs mostly books.
Una Aya Osato is a performer, writer, educator, CareBear, clown, stripper, from NYC.
Lorelei Ramirez is a NYC based artist, comedian, and writer. Follow them online @pileoftears. Now that you've read this remember to close your windows and doors at night.
Kameelah Janan Rasheed, a learner from East Palo Alto, CA and based in Brooklyn, NY, creates ecosystems of provisional projects such as sprawling, architecturally scaled, Xerox-based collages; large-scale public installations; publications; digital archives; lecture-performances; library interventions; poems/poetic gestures; and other forms yet to be determined.
Will Rawls is a choreographer and writer.
Dean Spade lives in Seattle on Duwamish land and works on gender liberation and abolishing police, prisons, and borders.
Tourmaline is here to have some fun.
Founded in 1971, The Kitchen is one of New York City’s oldest nonprofit spaces, showing innovative work by emerging and established artists across disciplines. Our programs range from art, dance, film, and music to performance, theater, and video, in addition to artists’ talks, lecture series, and literary events. Since its inception, The Kitchen has been a powerful force in shaping the cultural landscape of this country, and has helped launch the careers of many artists who have defined the American avant-garde.