IRA JOEL HABER is ink&coda 2.1’s featured artist.

Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn. He is a sculptor, painter, writer, book dealer, photographer, and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in the USA and Europe and he has had nine one-man shows including several retrospectives of his sculptures. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum, and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Since 2007, his paintings, drawings, photographs, and collages have been published in over 175 online and print magazines. He has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, two Pollock-Krasner grants, the Adolph Gottlieb Foundation grant, and, in 2010, he received a grant from Artists’ Fellowship Inc. He currently teaches art to retired public school teachers at The United Federation of Teachers program in Brooklyn.

2.1 | WINTER 2015

Contents

"Collage Postcard"
Ira Joel Haber
Cover Art


"Havoc!"
Travis Alford
Jazz

"Auctumnus"
Stephanie Ann Boyd
Classical

"An Abandoned Place of Bewildering Complexity"
Jim Buck
Fiction

"Engine Room"
Sivan Cohen Elias
Experimental

"Those of the Tentacle Sun"
W.A. Coleman
Fiction

"Tools of the Trade"
Jack Fancher
Fiction

"Cello: Fishing at Antibes"
Arthur Gottschalk
Electronic

"Kettledrum Organ"
Mitchell Herrmann
Experimental

"Our Shining Black Prince (for Malcolm X)"
Marie Incontrera
Jazz

"[No.9:2] Seventeen Thoughts on a Chamber Concerto"
Emre Sihan Kaleli
Classical

"The Land of Broken Numbers"
Madeleine Lee
Fiction

"With All the Grace of a Feather"
Stephanie Libby
Fiction

"Irezumi"
Enzo Marceau
Electronic

"Just Before We're Both Dead"
Connor McNamara
Fiction

"There"
N.T. McQueen
Creative Nonfiction

"What You Will Believe When You Are Alone"
Kenneth Nichols
Fiction

"Danza per la Morte di Truculentus"
Norberto Oldrini
Classical

"Saridium"
Adam Plantz
Classical

"Dark Matter"
Vitaliy Rybakin
Experimental

"So They Walked"
Tim Schlee
Fiction

"Etude for Raising the Dead"
Peter Vukmirovic Stevens
Classical

"The Bird of Mel Island"
Chadas Ustuntas
Jazz

"Instinct Lesson"
Kyle A. Valenta
Fiction

"Creatures from the Black Bassoon"
Kyle Vanderburg
Experimental

"Océanos"
Gonzalo Varela
Electronic

"Lamentation"
Margarita Zelenaia
Classical

"Who Asks Doth Err"
Krzysztof Zimmermann
Experimental