Quaerere Launch Party at Polaris Hall – Tickets – Polaris Hall – Portland, OR – September 20th, 2018

Quaerere Launch Party at Polaris Hall

Quaerere Launch Party at Polaris Hall

Thu, September 20, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10 ADV / $12 DOS

This event is 21 and over

Quaerere Launch Party
Quaerere Launch Party
Join Magic Helicopter Press on September 20th for a special poetry and music event to launch PDX poet and musician Jamondria Harris's debut poetry collection and companion LP quaerere. Featuring special guest Dolphin Midwives!

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What is the trust between hands? Where is the tenderness of sweat? In their full-length debut, Jamondria Harris moves to seek, to ask, to desire. “kill your teachers, name your lovers,” says quaerere. In poems and pictures that meditate through black queer afro-diaspora, quaerere searches for the outside of the ice in its mouth. These poems know that no one fits or stays, but they still want to know whose body they’re carrying.

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Jamondria Harris is a poet & multimedia artist based in Portland. They use words, sounds, wires, instruments, textiles & what falls into their hands to engage with blackness, desire, decolonization, religion, spirituality, fairy tales, queerness, femme supremacy, & body horror. They are a VONA Workshop Fellow, among other things.

Sage Elaine Fisher aka dolphin midwives: echo jungle chaos magic moon milk ocean murmurating orchid sleeper holy hands/helping hands interface nodes/architecture/lace gravity doesn't exist change the laws of physics levitation shapeshift/shadow energy density clarity prismic sound microtonal vision quest whirling rainbow vortex portal opening reverberating witch sister who plays harp/zither/voice/noise/electronics and everyday objects."