A film about “Close Apart: Beatrix Gates, poetry, and Tim Seabrook, etchings” by Matt Shaw commissioned by Word. Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival

A film about “Close Apart: Beatrix Gates, poetry, and Tim Seabrook, etchings”
by Matt Shaw commissioned by Word. Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival

Word Festival: Close Apart

Thursday, October. 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. Register

CLOSE APART: Beatrix Gates, poetry, and Tim Seabrook, etchings
A suite of seven etchings by Seabrook spanning Gates’ poems
from 1973 to the present with color washes by Leslie Cummins

A documentary film, commissioned by Word from Blue Hill filmmaker Matt Shaw and underwritten by the Anahata Foundation, features a portrait of the process of making “Close Apart,” presenting poetry by Beatrix Gates of Brooksville with etchings by intaglio printmaker Tim Seabrook and color washes by painter Leslie Cummins, Blue Hill.
Thurs., Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. Register.

Close Apart: Beatrix Gates, poetry, and Tim Seabrook, etchings

A suite of seven etchings by Seabrook spanning Gates’ poems
from 1973 to the present with color washes by Leslie Cummins

For information and sales:
Contact: info@backlightgrafika.com
Back Light Grafika, Blue Hill, Maine

titles of prints:
The Balloonist
native tongue
Nothing to Hide
Conversation with the Body
23rd Street Cineplex
Your grief my grief
The Verge

The Balloonist by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“The Balloonist”

native tongue by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“native tongue”

Conversation with the Body by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“Conversation with the Body”

23rd Street Cineplex by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“23rd Street Cineplex”

Nothing to Hide by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“Nothing to Hide”

Your grief my grief by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“Your grief my grief”

The Verge by Gates, Seabrook & Cummins

Gates, Seabrook & Cummins
“The Verge”

Available:
Individual prints in archival folio w Ph-neutral sleeve–$1600
Individual prints matted and framed w museum matt board and museum glass–$1850
Suite of seven prints, unframed: $11,000
Suite of seven prints, matted & framed: $12,750
Images: 9” x 12”; whole paper, 12 ¼” x 16 ¼”; matted & framed, 15 x 19

Acknowledgment for permission to reprint the poetry goes to the publishers:
“The Balloonist,” Shooting at Night, Granite Press East, Penobscot, Maine, 1980.
“native tongue,” native tongue, hoplaong press, 1973.
“Conversation with the Body,” IN THE OPEN, Painted Leaf Press, New York City, NY, 1998.
“23rd Street Cineplex,” IN THE OPEN, Painted Leaf Press, New York City, NY, 1998.
“Nothing to Hide,” Ten Minutes, Firm Ground Press, Old Lyme, Ct, 2006; reprint, 2014.
“Your grief my grief,” Dos, Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, Kentucky, 2016.
“The Verge” published in The Beloit Poetry Journal, Windham, Maine, 2017.

Gates, Seabrook and Cummins would like to thank Sean Michael Taylor, Drew Hooke and Lia Davido at the Innovative Media Research Commercialization Center (IMRC) at the University of Maine, Orono; Shirley’s Yarns & Crafts in Hancock; Ken Woisard, photographer; Ellen Booraem and Lee G. Lehto of Word. Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival and the Anahata Foundation. The University of New England’s Maine Women Writers Collection houses Beatrix Gates’ Granite Press & hopalong press Archive (1973-1989).

No reproduction of this work without permission of the artists.

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