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Two Poems After Irene by Mary Ruefle

Two Poems After Irene by Mary Ruefle

Posted: September 22, 2021

2021 is the tenth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, the storm that tore through Vermont in late August 2011 and devastated communities across the state. This summer, Vermonters have remembered the destruction and loss of that event—and the strength with which we recovered—by sharing stories, photos, and videos from… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

Posted: September 20, 2021

Cyberpoets practice the art of electronic literature. Working at the intersection of language and technology, they create experiences that redefine what a poem or story can be. For Burlington-based cyberpoet Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez), this means everything from interactive poem-websites to scannable barcode-poems and even three-dimensional, spider-like “robopoems.” While… Read More
Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jody Fried

Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jody Fried

Posted: September 20, 2021

Leaders of arts and cultural organizations must draw on perhaps until now untested courage and fortitude to navigate today’s choppy seas. A viral pandemic, economic devastation, unending climate crises, and mass demonstrations to end systemic racism—all are reshaping the cultural landscape. How will these factors shape the… Read More
Graphic Medicine: An Interview with Artist Dana Walrath

Graphic Medicine: An Interview with Artist Dana Walrath

Posted: July 2, 2021

A piece of music, a story, or an image can be medicine. It doesn’t take a PhD to know this, but artist Dana Walrath’s long career as a medical anthropologist gives her a powerful language to describe how art can heal. She is quick to connect individual lives and actions… Read More
First Person: KeruBo at BCA’s Summer Concert Series

First Person: KeruBo at BCA’s Summer Concert Series

Posted: June 25, 2021

First PersonBy Niamh Carty For more than a year, concerts have been put on hold as we all grappled with our changing world in the face of a pandemic. With an increase in the vaccination rate, though, venues are beginning to reopen and welcome back listeners and performers. With… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: Lauren Larken Scuderi

Art in the Time of Covid: Lauren Larken Scuderi

Posted: June 9, 2021

Discovering ways to stay connected has been a difficult task for many this past year, but Lauren Larken Scuderi and the Artner Project have strived to maintain connections through individual and collaborative creative endeavors. Through the Artner Project, Lauren and other artist friends can provide support for one another by… Read More