Transcendental Moments to Ecstasy

Thursday May 8th: Transcendental Moments to Ecstasy
marc zegans + gabrielle senza + the ecstatic ensemble
book signing + reading + performance
May 8th. 8:00 pm.

Issue Project Room in Brooklyn presents Marc Zegans and Gabrielle Senza reading from Pillow Talk, their newly released book of erotic haiku and gestural drawings, sculpting and shaping the spoken work with the sounds of THE ECSTATIC ENSEMBLE. $10.
THE ECSTATIC ENSEMBLE
MV Carbon cello
Lucian Buscemi, Bass
Anthony Ptak, theremin
Zach Layton, guitar
Michael Evans, Percussion

8PM, ISSUE Project Room
{at The Old American Can Factory}
232 Third Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NEW YORK 11215
718 330 0313 tel
http://www.issueprojectroom.org for information

$2. from each sale will be donated to Red Collaborative! Order your copy from gspotpress here.

PILLOW TALK
A collaboration between artist Gabrielle Senza and poet Marc Zegans, Pillow Talk explores the human comedy through erotic haiku and graphite images drawn with sensitivity and light.

Senza and Zegans’ collaboration unfolds as a conversation between form and text playing out across the pages of a pillow book, an intimate
set of musings on eros expressed in raucous, tender, vulnerable human form.

Speaking different languages, male and female, line and word, sound and shape, Zegans and Senza turn in to each other, gently, allowing life to find its balance in the shared, quiet moments of pillow talk.

Artist-activist, Gabrielle Senza is internationally recognized as an environmental artist, social activist, educator, curator and writer. She exhibits widely and has work in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, Fidelity Investments, Paine Webber, and in private collections around the world. She has taught at Mass MoCA, Cooper Union and Bard College of Simon’s Rock. She is the founder and director of the creative public arts initiative, Red Collaborative.

Marc Zegans is a poet, playwright and author. His current work explores waking dreams and human fragility in the post-industrial landscape. Marc’s play, Mum and Shah, co-written with Colby Devitt, was a Boston Globe “Pick of the Week”.

His spoken word Album, “Night Work” was released by Philistine Records in August 2007. Erin Cressida Wilson, author of the films, “Secretary” and “Fur” describes “Night Work” as, “erotic and sad, a logue of girls: broken-hearted, cruel and grieving – a celebration of love and naughty women…”

g.spot press
Recently founded by Gabrielle Senza, g.spot press, publishes artist-designed books that combine poetry, fiction, and other creative musings with high quality artwork by contemporary artists. We specialize in bringing together some of today’s most original creators from a variety of genres, to publish original books of delectable quality and style.

To order Pillow Talk online, visit: gspotpress.com
For more information, write gspotpress[at]mac[dot]com

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