Oath of Stone Oak      Theodore Darst and Robert Fitterman    Exhibition at Büro BDP  August 31 - September 3 Opening August 31, 19-22h  Performance by Klaus Killisch and Enkidu rankX   Oath of Stone Oak  is a collaboration between poet Robert Fitterman and visual artist Theodore Darst. For the text,  Oath of Stone Oak  borrows fragments from metal song lyrics that refer to Nature. For the images, Darst employs a variety of digital collage production modes to amplify a similar vernacular of decay, nature, consumption and destruction.    Theodore Darst  is an artist living and working in Manhattan. He recently staged solo exhibitions at Magenta Plains and Lubov in NYC as well as a collaborative show with Collin Leitch at Kings Leap, Brooklyn. Darst’s work was included in The 2016 Artists’ Film Biennial at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, and group exhibitions at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, The Museum of the Moving Image, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.   Robert Fitterman  is the author of 14 books of poetry including  This Window Makes Me Feel  (Ugly Duckling Press 2018),  Nevermind  (Wonder Books, 2016),  No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself  (Ugly Duckling Press, 2014),  Holocaust Museum  (Counterpath, 2013, and Veer [London] 2012), and  Metropolis —a long poem in 4 separate volumes. He has collaborated with several visual artists, including: Theo Darst, Natalie Czech, Serkan Ozkaya, Nayland Blake, Fia Backström, Tim Davis and Klaus Killisch. He is the founding member of the artists and writers collective,  Collective Task . He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies.  www.robertfitterman.com    

Oath of Stone Oak

Theodore Darst and Robert Fitterman

Exhibition at Büro BDP

August 31 - September 3
Opening August 31, 19-22h

Performance by Klaus Killisch and Enkidu rankX

Oath of Stone Oak is a collaboration between poet Robert Fitterman and visual artist Theodore Darst. For the text, Oath of Stone Oak borrows fragments from metal song lyrics that refer to Nature. For the images, Darst employs a variety of digital collage production modes to amplify a similar vernacular of decay, nature, consumption and destruction. 

Theodore Darst is an artist living and working in Manhattan. He recently staged solo exhibitions at Magenta Plains and Lubov in NYC as well as a collaborative show with Collin Leitch at Kings Leap, Brooklyn. Darst’s work was included in The 2016 Artists’ Film Biennial at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, and group exhibitions at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, The Museum of the Moving Image, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Robert Fitterman is the author of 14 books of poetry including This Window Makes Me Feel (Ugly Duckling Press 2018), Nevermind (Wonder Books, 2016), No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself (Ugly Duckling Press, 2014), Holocaust Museum (Counterpath, 2013, and Veer [London] 2012), and Metropolis—a long poem in 4 separate volumes. He has collaborated with several visual artists, including: Theo Darst, Natalie Czech, Serkan Ozkaya, Nayland Blake, Fia Backström, Tim Davis and Klaus Killisch. He is the founding member of the artists and writers collective, Collective Task. He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies. www.robertfitterman.com