Photo documentation by Jose Cotto. New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University and Antenna with collaborating partners launches Insurgent Ecologies, an exhibition project featuring artwork by forty-five artists, collaborative projects, and initiatives across the Mississippi watershed. Insurgent Ecologies is curated by Imani Jacqueline Brown & Shana M. griffin and organized by Antenna … Insurgent Ecologies
Antenna is thrilled to announce our recipients for 2024 (2023) National and Louisiana Open Call for Exhibitions. A big thank you to all the applicants. The Antenna Collective and Jurors were impressed by the brilliant creativity, and ingenuity in the submissions. National Open Call for Exhibitions 2024 Recipient: Jasmine Best Jasmine Best is a true … Announcing 2024 Open Call Winners!
A solo exhibition highlighting Thom Karamus in his (ongoing) six year journey. New Orleans : Drawn To This Place is 500+ drawings with corresponding photographs, hundreds of paragraphs of historical research and journalism mixed with personal reflections on time and spaces. Biography Thom Karamus is a creative explorer. From a very young age, Thom had … Drawn to This Place: New Orleans 2017-2022
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 7:30pm to 10:30pm Join us as we welcome visiting poets: Vanessa Couto Johnson and Colin Pope followed by the open mic by Donation BYOB Bios: Vanessa Couto Johnson is the author of pungent dins concentric, her first full-length book (Tolsun Books, 2018). “Try the yen relish,” a sixteen-page prose poem sequence, is in … Blood Jet Reading Series
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 6:00pm Octavia Books – 513 Octavia Street – New Orleans, LA 70115 Please join us to celebrate the launch of Clive Wilson‘s memoir: TIME OF MY LIFE: A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans. Wilson will give a reading and presentation, and sign books. And, there will be jazz — with … Clive Wilson – TIME OF MY LIFE: A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans
A couple Tennessee Williams Literary Festivals ago, I sat in the audience of a panel made up of notable UNO Creative Writing Workshop graduates. Talk quickly turned to the fact that panelist, Maurice Ruffin’s novel had just been announced as a Random House acquisition. And then, just as quickly, to the fact that no one … We Cast A Shadow: Book Launch At Ace Hotel
The New Year is approaching and we’re looking forward to a new year of writing and programming. We’re hoping in the upcoming year to expand RM 220’s focus and cover as much of New Orleans cultural life as possible. Our arts community is growing and always in flux. Stop by for a chance to check-in … RM 220 : NEW YEAR’S WRITERS REUNION AND COMMUNITY GATHERING
Sokari Ekine’s Spirit Desire, Resistance, Imagination and Sacred Memories in Haitian Voudoun is not meant to be just another coffee table specimen. The series of photographs “made” beginning in 2013, in Haiti, by the Nigerian British, self-described black queer feminist photographer, Sokari Ekine usher in the photographer’s recently published book. As codified by Ekine, the sixty-six photographs … Spirit Desire: Resistance, Imagination and Sacred Memories in Haitian Vodoun ( Sokari Ekine, 2018)
My first exposure to Jon Padgett’s work was through the horror fiction podcast, Pseudopod. Padgett narrated his own short story, “20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism.” The sound design, as well as Jon’s terrifically creepy voice-over performance, elevated an already excellent story into something I knew I needed to share with as many people as possible. … New Orleans’s own Jon Padgett is an apostle of Dark Fiction.
My name is Annette Lapel. And I have enough time on my hands to take a stab at my autobiography—at least a first draft… My mother was a seamstress who owned a dress shop on Decatur. My father was a photographer who traveled the world. I spend most of my days in my … What’s your name? Where are you from? Who’s your family? (Annette, Le Vampire, 2018.)