In conjunction with the exhibition were-:Nenetech Forms, MOCA presents an evening of poetry titled Unsettling: a return. Three Tucson poets consider the encounter between history and the future along an imagined line.
Gabriel Dozal is from El Paso, Texas. He received his MFA in poetry from the University of Arizona. His work appears in Guernica, The Iowa Review, and The Brooklyn Rail.
Raquel Gutiérrez is an arts critic/writer, poet and educator. Her/Their first book of prose, “Brown Neon,” is an ekphrastic memoir that considers what it means to be a Latinx artist during the Trump era and will be published by Coffee House Press, June 2022.
alyn mare is a poet and dj based in Tucson, AZ thinking in2 intake/output, club theory, + bad trans/lations.
This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers.
were-:Nenetech Forms is co-organized by artists rafa esparza, Timo Fahler, and Curator-at-Large Laura Copelin with support from Assistant Curator Alexis Wilkinson.
Generous support for the exhibition is provided by the University of Arizona School of Art and Arizona Arts, The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation, VIA Art Fund and Wagner Foundation, and Arizona Humanities.
Image credit: rafa esparza and collaborators, Earth Eye – Mira Sol/R/Ojo/Negro, 2021, installation view, were-:Nenetech Forms, MOCA Tucson, 2021. Photograph by Julius Schlosburg.