Introducing TBR Blogger for June,
Christopher Stackhouse is a writer, curator, and visual artist. He has worked in several media and disciplines including film and video, music recording, theater, painting and drawing. He is the author of Slip (Corollary Press, 2005); and is co-author of image/text collaboration with writer/translator John Keene, Seismosis (1913 press, 2006), which features Stackhouse’s drawings in philosophical discourse with Keene’s texts.
His visual art has been exhibited in galleries and exhibition spaces, including Wilmer Jennings Gallery (NYC) and White Box: The Annex (NYC). With artist/curators Kelly Kivland and Alisoun Meehan, for the new curator program New Voices, New York @ Chashama’s ABC Gallery (2008) in New York City, he brought together the group exhibition titled Contranym that featured mixed media work of artists Robert Delford Brown, Victoria Fu, Brian Kim Stefans, John Cage, and Stephanie Loveless.
Fellowships and awards include Cave Canem Writer Fellow (1997,1999, 2003); Fellow in Poetry, New York Foundation for the Arts (2005); and Pocantico Residency at the Marcel Breuer House, Rockefeller Brothers Fund For The Arts (2009). He has served as a panel juror for; The New York International Fringe Festival (theater), New York Foundation For The Arts (poetry), Brio Award from The Bronx Council on The Arts (literary Arts); Millay Colony for The Arts (visual arts), Urban Artists Initiative/NYC (literary Arts); and on the New York State Council on The Arts as an artistic auditor.
His essays and reviews have appeared in the literary journal American Poet- The Journal of The Academy of American Poets; the literary anthology, A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years; and in the periodical Modern Painters, among other publications. He has taught, lectured and given readings, on art and poetry at various venues including, Grand Valley State College, Columbia University, The CUNY Graduate Center, Medgar Evers College, Xavier University (Cincinnati), The Noguchi Museum, Bose Pacia Gallery, Cooper Union School of Art, The Howland Cultural Center (Beacon, NY) and Naropa University at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.
He is an advisory board member at FENCE Magazine, and, a contributing editor at BOMB Magazine. He has a book of poems forthcoming in 2011 from Counterpath Press (Denver, CO), and a collection of various texts on art, writing, and culture forthcoming in 2011 from Sandpaper Press (Key West, FL).