Light Installation and Reading
6:00-7:00 PM Northwestern University
Charles Deering Library, Evanston, IL

The world renowned Italian artist Marco Nereo Rotelli, best known for his stunning light installations at landmarks across Europe (Petit Palais in Paris, Venice Biennale) and the Beijing Olympics, will illuminate the façade of Northwestern University’s historic Deering Library.
The façade of the historic Deering Library will be transformed into a page of luminous poetry, projecting the work of seven Chicago poets; inside the library, the featured poets will read their work, accompanied by a musical score.

Participating Chicago Poets: Ana Castillo, Reginald Gibbons, Arica Hilton, Parneshia Jones, Elise Paschen, Ed Roberson, Jennifer Scapettone, and Rachel Webster; curated by Arica Hilton.
Light installation by Marco Nereo Rotelli; Curated by Thomas Haskell Simpson; Musical and vocal actions curated by Alessandra Visconti
Castillo will be reading her poem, “A Little Prayer for the Trees,” translated into Spanish by Brenda Romero-Lake.

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