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Reading by Nicholas Muellner and Catherine Taylor

9 June 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Friday, June 9 at 7pm
Nicholas Muellner and Catherine Taylor
Reading with slide projection

Passages from:
Catherine Taylor – Image Text Music  (SPBH Editions, 2022)
Nicholas Muellner – Lacuna Park: Essays and Other Adventures in Photography
(SPBH Editions, 2019)

Booksigning will follow



SPBH Editions, 2022
softcover, 11×15 cm
128 pages, color photographs

English text

Buy your copy here




SPBH Editions, 2019
softcover, 13×19,7cm
208 pages, color and b/w images

English text

Buy your copy here




Catherine Taylor is the author of Image Text Music, a collection of essays on visual culture; You, Me, and the Violence; and Apart, a mixed-genre memoir and political history that combines prose, poetry, cultural theory, and found texts from South African archives. Her first book, Giving Birth: A Journey Into the World of Mothers and Midwives (Penguin Putnam), won the Lamaze International Birth Advocate Award. Her essays, poetry, and reviews have appeared in many literary journals and magazines including The Colorado Review, Witness, The Believer, and elsewhere. She is a founding editor of Essay Press, an independent press dedicated to publishing innovative essays in book form. Taylor was a cofounder and producer of The Human Rights Watch Film Festival, and she has received residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo and others. Taylor received her Ph.D. from Duke University. Taylor is a founding Co-Director of the Image Text M.F.A. and ITI Press.




Nicholas Muellner is a Los Angeles and Marseille based artist and writer. His five published books include Lacuna park: Essays and Other Adventures in Photography, The Amnesia Pavilions and In Most Tide an Island, which was shortlisted for the Aperture/Paris Photo Photobook Award, and selected as an outstanding book of the year in Artforum. In addition to solo exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe, his writings have been published by MACK, Aperture, Radius, Triple Canopy, Routledge and others. Muellner has performed slide lectures internationally, including MoMA P.S.1, the Carnegie Museum, The Photographers Gallery, and the Museum of Contemporary Photography. His work has been supported by the 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography, the John Gutmann Fellowship and residencies at the MacDowell and Yaddo Colonies, among others. Muellner received a BA in comparative literature from Yale University and an MFA from Temple University. He is founding Co-Director of the Image Text MFA and Press at Cornell University.


9 June 2023
19:00 - 21:00
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