'ROMOLAND' FEATURING BEN STOLTZFUS AND JUDITH PALMER
June 3, 2018 –
Romoland, a postmodern event conjoining feminist artist Judith Palmer and novelist Ben Stoltzfus, uses twenty-five art works as generative surfaces for a series of dialogues between a man and a woman. The images and the text explore the historical subjection of women by men, their deliverance through art, and the dismantling of cultural codes. Both texts foreground the voice of the Other as it manifests itself in the traces, lines, and cracks of speech—be they visual or verbal. The arabesques of the woman’s sensibilities oppose the squares of man’s authority. Her art speaks and his text sees. Together, they unveil another space between the pictures and the text—the body of bliss and equality—in a way that is ironic, comic, and playful.
This event will be held at Cellar Door Books, located at 5225 Canyon Crest Dr Ste 30A, Riverside, California 92507. This event is free and open to the public.