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Saturday, September 28 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
How to Make an Antena That Works: Translating Literature into Social Practice (and Vice Versa)

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In this creative-critical panel, Jen Hofer and John Pluecker will reflect on their bilingual collaborative aesthetic and activist work as Antena and read from their writing and translations. Antena is a language justice and language experimentation collaborative co-founded by Hofer and Pluecker, both of whom are writers, artists, literary translators, bookmakers and activist interpreters. Since 2010, Hofer and Pluecker have interpreted and done multilingual organizing at multiple community and artistic events from Tijuana to Washington, DC. In spring 2012, Antena completed a residency at Project Row Houses in Houston where we set up a literary experimentation lab, small press bookstore and library and ran a Read/Write Club focusing on innovative literature by queer, of color and feminist writers. Following this, we wrote a collaborative chapbook, entitled When We Said This Was A Space, We Meant We Are People: Notes on Making and Performing Antena @ Project Row Houses, originally published on The Conversant website and distributed as a handmade book through Libros Antena/Antena Books. In Spring 2014, Antena will have a solo show at the Blaffer Museum at the University of Houston featuring the installation of a bookspace in the museum, a series of encuentros (gatherings) featuring artists and writers from the US and Latin America, an exhibition featuring the work of participating artists, an interdisciplinary arts class open to the public, and a book project. 

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Jen Hofer

Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, social justice interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, urban cyclist, and co-founder of the language justice and literary activism collaborative Antena. Her latest translations include the chapbook En las... Read More →
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John Pluecker

John Pluecker is a writer, interpreter, translator and co-founder of the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena. His work is informed by experimental poetics, radical aesthetics and cross-border cultural production. His texts have appeared in journals in... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2013 11:00am - 1:00pm MDT
UMC Gallery University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid Avenue (corner Broadway & Euclid Ave)

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