The ongoing photo essay “Τhe City is Now Yours” is a kind of palimpsest: in each photo there are traces of another; the magnified surfaces of walls, pavements and signs found in the Athenian Zone are partly erased by portraits of women and feminist slogans or vice versa.
Dimitra Ioannou experiments with narrative or anti-narrative forms in various media (language, photography, publications). She has exhibited her (video)poems, and photos in solo or group shows in Greece. Her pamphlet Electric Sarcasm is out from Ugly Duckling Presse (2020). She is the editor of the journal A) GLIMPSE) OF).
“time at a cross-section” features erasure poems of The New York Times articles from the 1910s-1960s, and erases, inserts, and blacks out words to reimagine narratives that aren’t misogynistic and transphobic. Some poems address gender identity and expression, while others contend with the pressures women face in literature; still others tackle the intersectionality of gender and race to comment on modern-day issues while appropriating older language.
Monica Kim is a social justice advocate and aspiring writer. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she has lived in New Jersey for most of her life. Her writing has been published in The Mantle, Okay Donkey, Thimble Magazine, Stirring, and The Michigan Quarterly Review Online.
J.I. Kleinberg’s visual poems have been published in print and online journals worldwide. An artist, poet, and freelance writer, she lives in Bellingham, Washington, USA, and on Instagram @jikleinberg.
Louiza Vradi is a visual artist working with photography, video and new media based in Athens, Greece. She studied visual arts, new media and art education at Athens School of Fine arts. She is interested in exploring the personal and collective memories, human movement, gender and youth culture and our relationship with the land we inhabit. She is an art educator and has been trained in art therapy, which led to her work as an art and photo therapist for people with mental & psycho social disabilities, as well as drug addicts. Her customers include international publications, media, non profit organizations, universities and creatives. Her work has been awarded and exhibited internationally.
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As the poet, professor and critic, Chris Nealon, said: “A GLIMPSE OF gives a great picture of developments in writing and visual art, from the perspective of one of the many ongoing austerity crises around the world.”
A) GLIMPSE) OF) took part in the second edition of the Printing Plant Art Book Fair in Amsterdam (2019), and in the first edition of the Athens Art Book Fair (2019).
The “Experiencing The Radical Body” is edited by Dimitra Ioannou and Rebecca Wilcox. It features new
• poetry by Vahni Capildeo, Sasha Dugdale, Katie Ebbitt, Anna Gurton-Wachter, Lotte L.S., Mira Mattar, So Mayer, Diana Manesi, Amy McCauley, Gizem Okulu, Eleanor Perry, Vassiliea Franck-Lee Alli-Tis Stylianidou, Rebecca Wilcox, yarrow yes woods
• prose by Stephanie Young • artworks by Caroline May, and Nana Sachini • a Narrative in Progress by Eva Moreda
• columns by Louisa Doloksa, Kyriaki Goni, and Dimitra Ioannou and more!