Category Archives: The Holy Office

Read-A-Thons: the emotional fall-out

Dear Mirroring Line Collective: After successfully organizing the two read-a-thons, based on Badlands publications and held in The Holy Office, you now have two iterations of the same form to compare. Please post the texts you have written that compare the emotional experience of each text made oral.  Recall: two paragraphs for each and/or lists […]

Saddam + George Forever: A marathon reading of On Democracy by Saddam Hussein at the Holy Office

Listeners…join us. The collective body of the Mirroring Line will present… Saddam + George Forever: A marathon reading of On Democracy by Saddam Hussein at the Holy Office on Wednesday, October 9th, NOON to MIDNIGHT. http://www.artbook.com/9781936440320.html Invited guests and members of the Mirroring Line will read all of Saddam Hussein’s On Democracy to the bitter […]

HOLY OFFICE: Phaedrus Pron: A Read-A-Thon

Listeners…join us. The collective body of the Mirroring Line will present PHAEDRUS PRON READ-A-THON at the Holy Office on Wednesday, September 25th. NOON to MIDNIGHT. Invited guests and members of the Mirroring Line will read all 425 pages of Paul Chan’s Phaedrus Pron to the bitter end or midnight (whichever arrives first). Phaedrus Pron by […]

The Holy Office: Badlands Press curated by Hong-An Truong

We hear this often now: carefully curated.  Consider these good reads badly curated, compelled by perversity, provocation, and an unrequited love of poetry – or the political erupting through aesthetics.  It is not difficult to do.  As a rule, Badlands Unlimited stains itself with these marks of difference quite universally. However, the play of historical […]

The Holy Office #2601

The Holy Office houses a rotating curation of  books, one small press at a time. Spring 2013: A.R.T Press  Fall 2013:  Badlands  (selected by  artist Hong-An Truong) Schedule: Thursday 1230-230 (However, if the door is ajar, come in.) Coffee and Tea are served free of charge while you, the reader, read. Location: #2601 Owens Building. Meadows […]