On March 20, 2012, we held the final public event of the exhibit: a community reading at the Baron Gallery. We ran out of seating, and still people came; they were sitting on the floor and leaning in through the doors. The following is a program of the event:
(from: Stacks by Nathaniel Marcus)
(art by Julie Gaynes)
Arts Contest Guidelines:
In connection with the current exhibition “The FIre That Doesn’t Go Out,” (http://shansi.oberlin.edu/fukushima-lessons-learned/exhibit), Shansi and The Plum Creek Review are sponsoring a reading and competition for creative writers and graphic artists.
Work entered in the competition should respond to some aspect–thematic and/or formal– of the current exhibit at the Baron Gallery.
There will be a $50 prize for the winner in each category (writing and graphic arts).
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: March 14th. HARDCOPY: Oberlin Shansi Office, 103 Peters Hall; ELECTRONIC COPY: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winners will be invited to participate in a reading (co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, the Art Department, and the Main Street Reading series) on Tuesday evening, March 20, 7:30 p.m., at the Baron Gallery.