Literature Program
 


Sunday, February 21, 1988

FICTION DICTION

Presented at:
La Palma De Oro

Guatemalan born Victor Montejo will present a bilingual reading of his Spanish language works, including Mayan folk tales he has translated into Spanish. [DOUBLE VISION, guest-curated exhibition by Fred Wilson. BLACK WOMEN INDEPENDENT FILM MAKERS series, including ILLUSIONS, the 1982 short film by Julie Dash. Guatemalan author Victor Montejo at LA PALMA DE ORO. THE POLITICS OF INFORMATION, VVR exhibition organized by Barbara Lattanzi featuring tapes on El Salvador, healthcare, race riots, FBI harassment, and the Revolutionary Communist Party, along with exhibition of paintings by MollyOlga Neighborhood Art Classes artists on VVR walls. - E.C.]


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January, 1988 - 1988

 
 
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...