Monday, 24 April 2017
Sign-up wraps up at 8:00 and the show starts, Swartz will be featured around 8:40
L Swartz makes things out of poetry + story + image + performance + found audio.
- Constraint is freedom.
- All activism should be anonymous.
Finding the work:
- Their chapbook,Land of Lists, was published by Floating Bridge Press, where it was a finalist in the 2016 competition.
- Their deck of shufflepoems was published by Minor Arcana Press in 2014.
- Lydia/Lenny documents where they literally stand each day of the Trump regime at propagandaministry.
- L jabbers on Facebook and Instagram.
- L keeps a Seattle Spoken Word calendar.
- They proposed to their partner of 16 years onstage at Gay Uncle Time in June 2016.
Trivia about Lydia/Lenny:
- Spent December 2015 as a Starry Night artist in residence in Truth or Consequences, NM.
- At every full moon, invites their pack to howl at moonrise on the shore of Lake Washington.
Disguised as Kate Robinson, pretends to be a marketing writer at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington.