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UA Poetry Heart opens exhibit of Kore Press feminist publishing

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The Poetry Heart on the College of Arizona is opening an exhibit devoted to a Tucson feminist writer titled “FieldNotes: 30 Years of Kore Press + Institute.”

“Kore Press is one in all Tucson’s nice literary entities,” mentioned US Poetry Heart govt director Tyler Meier. “And for the previous 30 years has been a celebration of girls and femme-identifying writers, and a necessary feminist intervention within the publishing panorama.”

Kore Press started its work in 1993 with a concentrate on “intersectional-feminist” items whereas working towards “hate – racism, sexism, homo/transphobia particularly.”

“Fieldwork showcases the very important literary work carried out by Kore Press over the previous three many years: work each on the web page and in the neighborhood. Kore’s work ranges from beautiful letterpress-printed books and broadsides to revolutionary efficiency items and city-wide artwork installations,” mentioned curator Julie Swarstad Johnson. “This exhibit invitations viewers into the work by way of supplies from Kore’s archives, audio, and video.”

The opening reception, Tuesday at 6 p.m., is open to the general public. There shall be snacks and remarks are scheduled for six:30 p.m. Kore Press co-founder and writer Lisa Bowden shall be one of many audio system on the reception. 

The situation for the occasion is the Jeremy Ingalls Gallery within the foyer of the Poetry Heart, 1508 E. Helen St.

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