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Gabrielle Octavia Rucker at Mid-Summer Blowout

Poetry Project

Gabrielle Octavia Rucker is a writer and literary radio experimentalist from the Great Lakes. Her work has appeared in various media and publications, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Montez Press Radio, Dance Lawyer, and more. Her debut poetry collection is forthcoming from The Song Cave in 2022.

  This is an audio compilation,  put together by KDNK DJ Simon, of recordings from the Mid Summer Blowout that was held at The Aspen Art Museum in collaboration with KDNK. The Brothers of Brass started off the afternoon then KDNK DJ Ale took over with her playlist and Gabrielle Rucker graced us with some of her poetry and you will hear her teach about A Semitic Writing. The songs at the end are from DJ Ale’s playlist, enjoy!