4 panels, 36"x64" each
Text installation; Paper; Poetry


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  • Erin Dorney posted a new Artwork Fear No Lift
    For one night only, Fear No Lit transformed the inside of an elevator at the Mankato Masonic Temple. The space was covered with hundreds of erasure poems (blackout poems) sourced from  “The Betsy-Tacy Treasury” by Maud Hart Lovelace (with illustrations by Lois Lenski). The installation was part of the Starving Artist at the Temple fundraiser for the Twin Rivers Council for the Arts.
  • Erin Dorney updated the Artwork Dystopia Erased
    Erasure poetry is a form of found poetry where words are taken away from an existing text, similar to redaction of classified documents. The words that remain reveal poetry in writing that is not inherently poetic. The poems displayed here are sourced from four different dystopian novels, with themes including the existence of fact through memory; women’s bodies as political instruments; language as a tool of power; the causes of complacency; environmental and economic crises; racial and ethni…
  • Join us for an hour of ekphrastic writing as we explore the CityArts Walking Sculpture Tour in downtown Mankato. Ekphrasis = creative writing about art. We'll make eight stops at different sculptures and respond to them via freewrites, prompts, and written challenges. Afterward, we'll hang out at Bicker Inn and chat. We'll bring the clipboards. You bring your favorite pen. 3:45 - Meet outside the Civic Center Plaza at Martha Pettigrew’s Burrit…