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Saturday, October 6 • 10:35am - 12:00pm
Dark Sonics

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In response to unsurvivable times, we four artists will sound a twitchy sonic map of the afterworlds. With song, text, image and noise, we'll send out signals which bounce back to reveal and configure our improbably-shaped yet persisting bodies. We will recognize the occult and/or denied survival strategies of our forebears and enfigure what survival might entail in a damagesphere--what 'after' might mean in a foreversphere stretching forward and backward in time.


Douglas Kearney

Douglas Kearney has published six books, most recently, Buck Studies (Fence Books, 2016), winner of the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, the CLMP Firecracker Award for Poetry, and silver medalist for the California Book Award (Poetry). BOMB says: “[Buck Studies] remaps the... Read More →

Madison McCartha

Madison McCartha holds the MFA from Notre Dame, is in residence at the Millay Colony, and has developed an aesthetic-theoretical model of sound and blackness known as the Freakophone.

Joyelle McSweeney

University of Notre Dame
Joyelle McSweeney is Prof of poetry at Notre Dame.

Andra Rotaru

Andra Rotaru works at the intersection of poetry, fiction, photography, and performance and has won multiple major awards in her native Romania.

Saturday October 6, 2018 10:35am - 12:00pm EDT
136 DeBartolo Hall