July 7- August 20, 2016

The Pleasure of Text at Transformer in Washington, DC

This summer, Transformer explores 'the pleasure of text' highlighting critical contemporary arts discourse led by artists. Amanda Keeley, founder of Miami based EXILE Books, presents a 'pop-up' bookstore featuring a curated selection of artists' books & publications that consider the intersection of art and writing.  E13: Discourse, the 13th year of Transformer's annual Exercises for Emerging Artists Program engages DC based emerging arts writers Eames Armstrong, Ikram Lakdhar, Christine Bang, Ani Berry & Martina Dodd, in facilitating & promoting community exchange through critical arts dialogue.

Opening Reception Thursday, July 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Artist Talk with Amanda Keeley and Nora Halpern Saturday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m.

Transformer is located at 1404 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005