Thursday Oct 20, 2016
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Poet Nathaniel Tarn and photographer Joan Myers discuss their new book focused on the Greek myth of Persphone’s abduction by Hades.
Poet Nathaniel Tarn and photographer Joan Myers in conversation about their new book, The Persephones, a collaboration that features Tarn’s poetic retelling of the ancient myth of Persphone’s abduction by the Greek god, Hades, into the Underworld, paired with Myers’s stunning photographs, many of which were shot at the sites where the myth originated.
Nathaniel Tarn is a British-born poet, essayist, translator, and former publisher whom Kenneth Rexroth has called “One of the most outstanding poets of his generation.” He has published some thirty books in his various disciplines and his work has been translated into ten languages. Joan Myers’s highly acclaimed work has been the focus of three Smithsonian exhibitions, more than fifty solo and eighty group shows, and eight books. Both live in Tesuque.