November 25, 2022

Poetry reading and dance performance in Bushel, October 29

DELHI, NY—Bushel invites the public for an evening of poetry and dance by Sueyeun Juliette Lee and Jung Woong Kim Saturday, October 29 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bushel is located at 106 Main Street, Delhi, ground floor. Doors at 6:30 p.m.; masks are optional but encouraged; the seats are limited; $20 suggested per ticket. Please book your tickets in advance at www.bushelcollective.org/events.

This event celebrates the publication of Sueyeun Juliette Leethe new book, Cloudless Aerial Concave (Nightboard, 2022), which will be available for purchase and author signature. Lee will read an excerpt from her new book, followed by a performance by the dancer/choreographer Jungwoong Kim.

Sueyeun Juliette Lee lives in Denver, Colorado. His books include National Underground (Factory School Press, 2010), solar maximum (Futurepoem, 2015), and No comet, that snake in the sky means noise (Kore, 2017). A former Pew Fellow in Arts for Literature, she has held international residencies in video art and poetry, and has presented works at the Denver Art Museum, the Artworks Center for Contemporary Art, the IN>TIME performing arts festival in Chicago and the Asian Arts Initiative. His essays on race, contemporary poetics, trauma and the avant-garde have appeared with Cambridge University Press, Iowa University Press, The Poetry Foundation, Entropy Magazine and elsewhere. Find it on silentbroadcast.com

Born and raised in South Korea, Jung Woong Kim has been a dancer, choreographer, media artist, arts educator and teacher of contact improvisation for over 20 years. He has extensive training in martial arts and traditional Korean dance and ritual, which strongly influence his artistic vision and aesthetic. He has performed contact improvisation and other dance styles with Katie Duck, Kurt Koegel, Hiekyoung Blanz, Kristie Simpson, Karen Nelson, Chris Aiken, Leah Stein and Marion Ramirez, among others. As artist-in-residence at the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, he has created and collaborated on a series of performances dealing with catastrophic events and sudden loss of life, including the 2014 Sewol Ferry disaster off the coast of South Korea. As part of this work, in 2015 he received a multi-year fellowship from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage for SaltSoul, a multi-disciplinary, multi-site, long-term performance project. Find it on aha-k-pro.org.

BUSHEL is a non-profit, volunteer-run, mixed-use 501(c)3 space dedicated to art, agriculture, ecology, and action. It is located at 106 Main Street in Delhi. For more information, visit www.bushelcollective.org.