B-Side Modernism

“B-Side Modernism”: Exploring the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library

About the Project:

Four scholars of 20th-century literature, generously funded through nonsite.org and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, came to Emory University in June 2014 to use the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, housed in Emory’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. They worked with materials from the collection to research little-known or little-discussed artists, translators, writers, and poets. After leaving Emory, they wrote articles based on the materials found in the archive. You can read each scholars article at www.nonsite.org, an online, peer-reviewed humanities journal. The board members of nonsite.org chose each fellow based on scholarly interest and the originality of their projects. They were generously funded through a fellowship provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

I curated the exhibition that coincided with the conference held at Emory from January 23 and 24, 2015. You can read the press release here. You can also see the online exhibition on nonsite.org, which I also helped to develop.

Here are images that I took of the exhibit: