Lecture on the History of Skywriting: Anne Carson and Faisal Bin Ali Jaber

May 11, 2016

April 17, 2016: In this two-part event, poet Anne Carson performs her piece Lecture on the History of Skywriting with her collaborator Robert Currie. Cori Crider, lawyer and director of Reprieve US, then speaks with Faisal bin Ali Jaber, an engineer from Yemen whose brother-in-law and nephew were killed by a U.S. drone strike in 2012. Video evidence of this strike is included in the exhibition Laura Poitras: Astro Noise. Carson’s work is partially translated into Arabic for this event.