Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists

Faculty

The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Jen Hofer

Jen Hofer

Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, social justice interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, urban cyclist, and co-founder of the language justice and literary activism collaborative Antena, which currently has a large-scale installation on view at Blaffer Art Museum at University of Houston.

Her latest translations include the chapbook En las maravillas/In Wonder (Libros Antena/Antena Books, 2012) and Ivory Black, a translation of Negro marfil by Myriam Moscona (Les Figues Press 2011).

Her latest homemade books include Denotative Skies (DIY edition, 2013) we do not see what we do not see (DIY edition, 2013), When We Said This Was A Space, We Meant We Are People (Libros Antena/Antena Books, 2013), and Shroud: A Piece Of Fabric Sewn To A Piece Of Paper By Way Of A Map (collaboration with Jill Magi, DIY edition, 2013).

Her work is available from a range of small presses, including Action Books, Atelos, Dusie Books, Insert Press, Kenning Editions, Litmus Press, Little Red Leaves (Textile Series), Palm Press, Subpress, and Ugly Duckling Presse.

She teaches poetics, translation and bookmaking at CalArts and Otis College.