REIF LARSEN AND SIOBHAN LIDDELL
AUGUST 3, 2015, 6:30PM
READING AND ARTIST TALK: REIF LARSEN AND SIOBHAN LIDDELL
Reif Larsen's first novel, The Selected Works Of T.S. Spivet, was a New York Times Bestseller and is currently being published in twenty-nine countries. The novel was a 2010 Montana Honor book, a Border's Original Voices Finalist, an IndieBound Award Finalist and was short-listed for the Guardian First Book award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. The novel was adapted for the screen in 2013 by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amélie). Larsen's essays and fiction have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Tin House, one story, The Millions, and The Believer. His new novel, I Am Radar, will be published in 2015 by Penguin Press and is the subject of a documentary film about translation. He is currently the writer-in-residence at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Siobhan Liddell is a painter and sculptor whose work has been exhibited in America, Europe and Japan. Her work deals with the space between knowing and unknowing, history and the continuum of desire to record and create our unique worlds. Her work is in the collections of the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the Whitney Museum in New York, The Dallas Museum, and private collections.
She has collaborated with artists, dancers and musicians and has taught at Yale, Ohio State University, and CCA Japan. She was the recipient of the Rome Prize. She lives and works in upstate New York and shows at CRG Gallery in New York, and Eric Dupont Gallery in Paris.