Events from the Les Figues Archives: 2012

Saturday, January 7, 2012
Reading: Installation
| Palos Verdes |
Les Figues Press authors read in response to Installations exhibition featuring Edith Abeyta and Meeson Pae Yang
Featured Readers: Danielle Adair, Sissy Boyd, Amina Cain, and Allison Carter
Palos Verdes Art Center

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Pay It Forward: A Les Figues Reader
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Harold Abramowitz, Carribean Fragoza, Myriam Gurba, Jen Hofer, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, and Kate Wolf
The Last Bookstore

Saturday, January 28, 2012
The Phonemes I’ll Drown My Book — Double Launch Party
| Brooklyn |
Featuring: Francis Richard reading as Francis Richard
Pierogi Gallery

Friday, February 10, 2012
I’ll Drown My Book Launch at the University of Arizona
| Tuscon |
Featuring: Renee Angle, Judith Goldman, Bhanu Kapil, and Laura Mullen
Hosted by Laynie Browne

March 1-3, 2012
Les Figues Press at AWP
| Chicago |
I’ll Drown My Book Book Launch and Women Panel
Featuring: Dodie Bellamy, Debra Di Blasi, Danielle Dutton, Judith Goldman, Jennifer Karim, Tracie Morris, Sawako Nakayasu, Julie Patton, Kristin Prevallet, Frances Richard, Giovannu Singleton, Christine Wertheim, and Vanessa Place

March 24 & 29, 2012
Negro maril/ Ivory Black in NYC
| Brooklyn |
Featuring artwork, films, readings & performances by: Armando Alanís Pulido, Rachel Bers, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Molly Dilworth, Jen Hofer, Jeanne Liotta, Myriam Moscona, No Collective, Julie Patton, and Abigail Severance
Proteus Gowanus

| New York |
Bilingual reading from Negro marfil/ Ivory Black
with Myriam Moscona and Jen Hofer
King Juan Carlos I Center

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Q.E.D. Part 1. Things Unsaid
| West Hollywood |
Short series of long conversations in queer art and literature
Featuring: Melissa Buzzeo, Patrick Greaney, and Simon Leung
Moderated by: Vanessa Place
MAK Center for Art & Architecture at the Schindler House

Saturday, April 22, 2012
Smokin’ Hot Indie Lit Lounge at the LA Times Festival of Books
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Allison Carter
University of Southern California

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Q.E.D. Part 2. What Matters
| West Hollywood |
Featuring: Michael du Plessis, Brian Teare, and Lincoln Tobier
Moderated by: Vanessa Place
MAK Center for Art & Architecture at the Schindler House

Saturday, May 12, 2012
LitFest Pasadena
| Pasadena |
Featuring: Amina Cain, Allison Carter, Harold Abramowitz, Christine Wertheim, and Michael du Plessis

Sunday, June 3, 2012
4th Annual Garden Party: All Figs on Deck
| Los Angeles |
Readings and Performances by: Harryette Mullen and Michael du Plessis, plus NECKLINE, curated by Geneva Skeen

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Q.E.D. Part 3. Authentic Objects.
| West Hollywood |
Featuring: Judie Bamber, Dodie Bellamy, and Terry Castle
Moderated by: Vanessa Place
MAK Center Schindler House

Saturday, September 16, 2012
San Francisco Launch of I’ll Drown My Book
| San Francisco |
Featuring: Christine Wertheim, Dodie Bellamy, Frances Richard, giovanni singleton, Jen Karmin, Juliana Spahr, kathryn pringle, Kristin Prevallet, Laura Moriarty, Norma Cole, and Yedda Morrison
Hosted by: Vanessa Place
Artist Television Access

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Viegener Kraus Double Book Release
Los Angeles |
Celebrate Chris Kraus’ Summer of Hate and Matias Viegener’s 2500 Random Things About Me Too
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Give a Fig: Excess
| Los Angeles |
6th Annual Les Figues Press Benefit Auction
Emcees: Anna Joy Springer and Matias Viegener
Human Resources

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Big City Forum: 
The Hub at WUHO
| Hollywood |
Literary Readings: Allison Carter and Amina Cain
Woodbury University Hollywood (WUHO) Gallery

Saturday, October 27, 2012
Some Assembly Required: A Distributed Book Launch
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Teresa Carmody, Jen Hofer, Vanessa Place, Frances Richard, Giovanni Singleton, and Christine Wertheim
Institute for Figuring Automata and Human Resources (Chinatown)


Comments are closed.