September 28, 2009

Stanzas in Meditation in the Park

Calling all Steinians,

To coincide with Stein 09 festivities, Critical Animals is hosting a public reading of Gertrude Stein’s Stanzas In Meditation in its entirety. The continuous audition of the work will be an act of criticism emphasising certain of its essential qualities: its music, its process, that it is a monument, and that it creates an environment.

The event will feature several revered Animals – Penny Duff, Stu Hatton, Derek Motion, Michael Farrell, Ella O’Keefe, Jal Nicholl – and, possibly, yourself. This is an open event; all audience and passersby are invited to take part in the collective reading as they please. If you’re interested, let us know at or simply turn up on the day.


Friday 2 October

2.30 – 5.30pm

Civic Park


See you there!

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