Sam O'Hana


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The Bureau of Imaginative Proposals

The Bureau of Imaginative Proposals was a one day working group for poetics and politics held at The New School, New York, May 2016. Bringing together emerging creative and academic talent in the art & design, humanities and social sciences, the event featured talks on civic resistance/engagement, citizen-centered articulation and the role of poetry in public life.

Keynote speakers included Juliana Spahr, Jeffrey Schultz and Randall Horton. Panel contributions included talks by George Kovalenko on prosody, Haris Durrani on Islamic discourse, and Brooke Ellsworth on eco-disaster, as well as creative contributions by poets Miriam Atkin and Marina Blitshteyn and trandisciplinary designer Isabella Brandalise.

VOX 2014