Described as "funny, nuanced, dry, rich, and so good" by Brooklyn Magazine, The Disasters is a short fiction collection that explores the concept of the disaster as a psychological condition. Invoking volcanoes, tsunamis, exploding multiverses and so much more, Rowland employs science fiction, absurdity, with equal parts of Miranda July, Kurt Vonnegut, Ursula K. Le Guin, Douglas Adams, Margaret Atwood, and David Foster Wallace. Two Way Mirror Press expands its palate of contemporary poetry to include this work which hovers at moments on the edge of prose poetry, sometimes concrete, sometimes floating in a haze of snack-food induced hallucinatory bliss
Jess' The Very Long Sound, the world's longest audio speaker, will appear in the upcoming exhibition, Resound, at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University. devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and in theoretical physics.The exhibition, inspired by the recent scientific discovery of gravitational waves in space, will be on view from Thursday, September 8th to Friday, October 28th, 2016
The next release on Edgetone Records! will be a unique video collection of work recently presented at Harvestworks, Spectrum NYC, The Banff Center, and and elsewhere, exploring the misappropriation of corporate computerized technologies. See a preview of some of the material here.