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alex cruse + Benjamin Krusling

Self-portrait, Theodor Adorno.

Writers alex cruse and Benjamin Krusling will read from their work as part of Antagonisms of Reality / Problems of Form, guest curated by Violet Spurlock. 

Friday, January 13, 2023
7:00 pm
(Pacific Standard Time)

A wheelchair lift can be accessed through the center doors of the Redstone Building (2940 16th Street). Contact SPT in advance if you will need the doors to the lift open. The Lab supports Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) through its mixing board. Each bathroom has one stall with a 35 inch clearance at the door.

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alex cruse

alex cruse is a writer and interdisciplinary artist living on Chochenyo Ohlone land. Since 2015 cruse has performed with Kevin CK Lo as DROUGHT SPA, an audio-visual-kinesthetic experiment/research platform. cruse serves as Board President of Artists' Television Access, a volunteer-run screening venue and gallery in San Francisco, and is a PhD. student in Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz.

Poetry collections include CONTRAVERSE (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2017) and ZERO ENERGY EXPERIMENTAL PILE (Compline, 2020). Writing and visual art can also be found in SPAM Zine, SFMOMA Open Space, Tripwire: a journal of poetics, The Poetry Project, baest: a journal of queer forms & affects, CLOG Journal, Terrain: Art & Crisis in Downtown Oakland, The Los Angeles Times, Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, and elsewhere.
Benjamin Krusling

Benjamin Krusling is the author of Glaring (Wendy's Subway, 2020) and a forthcoming chapbook, It got so dark (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2022).

Violet Spurlock

Violet Spurlock is a writer living in the Bay Area. She is the author of Alloyed Bliss (Eyelet, 2021) and VS VS VS (GaussPDF, 2021). Her first full-length book, In Lieu of Solutions, received the Other Futures Award and is forthcoming from Futurepoem.

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