Derivative Source: New News #2's theme in June sought to discover the new in derived works, works created in response to original sources, or works that have informed or contributed to derivations. As always, the theme is a prompt and is open to interpretation by the artists themselves.
Ben has writing in, or forthcoming from: Did I Shit Me (I & II), The Agriculture Reader, Lungfull!, Absent, Verse Daily, The Best American Poetry Blog, Noo Journal, We Are Champion and Sixth Finch. He is the author of Collected Ghost (H_NGM_N, 2009), I is to Vorticism (New Michigan Press, 2010) and Ghost Machine (Caketrain Press, 2010). He is general editor of pax
. He is also poetry editor of LIT Magazine. He blogs at isaghost.blogspot.com. americana
Martin is a graduate of
's MFA program, where he was a recipient of the St. Marys and Starworks fellowships. His poems appear or are forthcoming in Diagram, Sixth Finch, Tuesday; an Art Project, Mississippi Review Online, At-Large Magazine, and others. His collaborative chapbook, Fish, You Bird was published this year by Pilot Books and is available at www.pilotpoetry.com. In his free time he translates Japanese poetry, breathes underwater, and plays on mountains. New York University
Brigid goes by the alias of Ant Parade on musical occasions, and helps to promote and support local artists by combining the forces of radio hub WMNF 88.5 fm and Cafe Hey downtown in a local monthly music series. She is also a writer of poetry, comedy, non-fiction, and other tales.
S2K likes to mess around with things that can be heard, felt and seen, even when people directly tell him to stop. He lives pretty close to the Jan Platt Library, in
, and hopes to have something to share at this event when the time comes. Tampa, Florida
Brad is an artist who works in a number of mediums, utilizing the performative element of painting as one of them. He has a BFA from USF and got an A on his art thesis. His work can be seen at Electric Voodoo Tattoos in St. Pete, and he will take part in an upcoming group show at Cafe
@ Bohemia 937 Central Avenue. in on St. Pete, FL July 19, 2010.
Trillionaire Brothers (Nathan Fernandez, David Fernandez, Ben Wax, Teresa Lamb
The Trillionaire Brothers are an inevitable product of crossing the Millionaire Mom with the Mega-Dad. They ironically consist of three boys and a girl, only two of whom are actual blood relatives. Scientifically proven to be the trillest thing ever created, they strive to produce content that they find interesting, and the heck with the rest of you.
Barbara teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at
of the Arts, NYU. She is the author of two academic books, and her novel, The Correspondence Artist, is coming out in February. She also writes poetry and posts chamber choreographies on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/barbarabrowning Tisch School
Minna is a choreographer currently based in
. She has lived in San Francisco and is originally from Amsterdam . In addition to studies in ballet, Butoh, contemporary modern dance techniques, flamenco, tango, and singing, she has studied Performance and Theory in the Helsinki, Finland . She graduated with an MFA in 2006. MFA in 2006. Her projects include choreographies, installations, performances, and essays. More information on her work can be found here: http://minnaharrichoreography.blogspot.com/ Finnish Theater Academy
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Sahar Zahra Faghih is an actress. She is playing the role of Worker A. in "Lame City."
By day she is also a Pediatrician and recently finished her residency at USF.