Literature Program

Wednesday, October 19, 1988


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Holly Hughes, Hallwalls’ 1988 Writer-in-Residence, presents WOMEN OF STEEL, or ARTS & LEATHERS. Presented in conjuction with the First International Women Playwrights Conference. Five unproduced short plays by New York City playwrights Alison Rooney (Rabbit Plantation, Good Provider), Ana Maria Simo (Ted & Edna), Suzan-Lori Parks (Fishes), Claire Moed (How To Say Kaddish With Your Mouth Shut), and Lynn Hayes (Guitar Boy) will be read. The roles will be read by Buffalo actors. Part of Hallwalls' NYSCA-funded Writer-in-Residence program. [Note: Video documentation of this event is in the Hallwalls archive at the Poetry Collection, a special collecton of the State University of New York at Buffalo Libraries. To learn more about what Hallwalls is doing to make this analog material digtially accessible, please visit Migrating Media, our collaboration with Squeaky Wheel, Burchfield Penney Art Center, and the Experimental Television Center.]

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

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 ...