The Menil Collection

paratext: Performance by Alabama Song

Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017 – Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

This afternoon of poetry and sound explores the lasting legacy of the Beat generation. Members of Alabama Song—Houston- based writers, artists, and musicians—perform original works in the tradition of the artists featured in the exhibition Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast. A limited edition folio inspired by Wallace Berman’s publication Semina will be published for the occasion.

Location: Byzantine Fresco Chapel, 4011 Yupon Street

Co-presented with artist collective Alabama Song


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