Limits of Communication Curated by Ben Nadler, Vp Reading Series

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Limits of Communication Curated by Ben Nadler, Vp Reading Series

Last week guest curator Ben Nadler presented a diverse and intriguing group of musicians and writers and musician writers for Vp's 2nd Reading. Thanks to everyone who came out to listen...

 

 


(all photos Katina Douveas)

... and to those who performed. Here is a little recape of the evening.


Ben introduces the talent,


beginning with Josh Gardener reading a piece about coming of age, with AIDS.


Karen Tong reading from a short story (that we hope she works into a novel) about a junk yard in Philly and bike culture.


Book store owner, Corey Eastwood, reads from an essay about the grueling nature of a nature trek with his father.

Dandelion Fiction's out-of-the-box, handmade instruments—both illuminating and confounding—delighted the audience. Here he sounds checks one of his instruments, a match box and electronic gadget...


...and the lit candle burning on a circuit board played the last tune of the night.

 

Stay tuned for the next installment of Velvetpark's Reading series coming up in June.
[– ed. Grace Moon]