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10 April - 28 August 2014

Dinh Q. LĂȘ: Crossing the Farther Shore

Crossing the Farther Shore is a part of My Voice Would Reach You, an Asian Arts Festival Organized by Tani Barlow, T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies, for Rice’s Chao Center for Asian Studies. Other participants include: Asia Society Texas Center, Matchbox Gallery, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Rice Public Art. For more information about My Voice Would Reach You, please visit

25 June 2014

Words & Art Reading

7:00pm, Rice Gallery

Come join us for poetry readings inspired by “Crossing the Farther Shore”!

To become a featured reader:

  1. Visit the new installation, Crossing the Farther Shore, at Rice Gallery.
  2. Write something based on or inspired by the art. Open to all forms: poetry, prose, essay, flash fiction, etc. One page limit. If you need help getting started, attend a free Writing Workshop at Rice Gallery, Saturday, May 31st, 1 pm. RSVP to the workshop at the Words & Art Facebook page.
  3. Email submissions to by Friday, June 13th.
  4. RSVP to the reading at the Words & Art Facebook page.
  5. Bring your writing and your friends to the Words & Art reading at Rice Gallery.