Images from MUSIC + TEXT, featuring Theaster Gates, John Preus…

View images from MUSIC + TEXT, featuring experimental music inspired by text as well as poets reading response poems to “The Reading Room” by David Ferry.

This event was held in collaboration with THE WORLD AS TEXT, a temporary reading room (June 16 – August 12) featuring over 75 artists’ books.

An official lead up event for Printers Ball, the readers were organized by Eileen P. Murphy for Poetry.


John Preus, Theaster Gates, Matthew Joynt, Tadd Cowen.


Mike Puican, Cecilia Pinto, Ava Kadishson Schieber, Kenyatta Rogers, Jennifer Steele