Writing Near Art/Art Near Writing

What we’ll be writing together won’t quite be art criticism and it won’t quite be traditional historical writing either, what we’ll be writing together is something more akin to poetry, fiction, art criticism and theory fused into a multivalent mass. Keeping in mind that language can hold many things inside of itself, we’ll use somatic and idiosyncratic techniques as a lens, reading a range of poets, theorists, critics, writers and artists who are all thinking with art while writing about bodies, subjectivity, landscape, and the inimitable forms that emerge from the studio.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:

Students need to have taken ANY course within the Lewis Center for the Arts.

Other Information:

Interested students are encouraged to think about starting a journal practice now. A helpful place to start with possible journal and writing subjects is Bernadette Mayer’s list of topics.




Fridays, 1:30-4:20 PM


Rindon Johnson