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Chiwan Choi is Writing a Book and Destroying It

Chiwan Choi is writing a book in an unusual way. Harking back to the oral story-telling tradition, Choi will write a chapter of his new book every month and then present that chapter at various locations around Los Angeles. After the reading, the chapter will be ritually destroyed, and no textual or auditory documentation kept.

Later, Katz's Deli will host a gathering to reconstruct the text using witness testimony from each event. The resulting communal manuscript will form the basis of the published book.

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All readings/performances will be held in publicly accessible locations and announced on a rolling basis. The project culminates with a brunch-event to be held in December of 2015.

The next location is this weekend on saturday, September 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM in Indian Alley & These Days. 118 Winston St. 90013.

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