visual verbalized

Robert Heishman is interested in breaking down artistic boundaries. A well-known local artist and photographer who has collaborated with the likes of Radiohead and Merce Cunningham, Heishman envisions a world in which visual artists explore written works and writers can project their words through visual media — a kind of artistic cross-cultural inversion. OK, so maybe Philip Roth won’t be gracing us with his watercolors anytime soon, and we can only imagine Pushkin’s “Self-Portrait with Vodka.” But in the meantime, check out an evening of readings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Writer’s Place (3607 Pennsylvania), where Heishman will moderate presentations of written work by local visual artists. “I’m interested in how the two communities can come together,” Heishman says. “I believe we can get a better dimension of their work and art.” The event is free. For more information, see— McKay Stangler

Sun., May 25, 7 p.m., 2008

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