Conversation on Making: Lavinia Greenlaw & Cornelia Parker

Friday 1 October 7 – 8.30pm Tickets £5, no booking fee Call 020 7091 9650 to book To continue with last year’s series of Conversations on Making, Siobhan Davies Studios welcomes Lavinia Greenlaw and Cornelia Parker to the building to talk about how they make their work. Siobhan Davies asks ‘What kind of constructions, limitations or questions do you put in place in order to begin and sustain a cre ...[Read More]

Paul Hodgson @ Marlborough Fine Art

17 March – 23 April 2010 An exhibition of six new works by Paul Hodgson and Publication of Cold Eye Hodgson’s response to poems by Dan Burt Hodgson’s new works are concerned with exploring different kinds of uncertainty as a key to pictorial narrative; ‘keys to narrative rather than narrative itself’ he says. In the catalogue text Motion identifies in the six new “heroic” works elements of doubtfu ...[Read More]

Poetry in Warks & Staffs in January

Bilston Voices The best in local poetry, stories and company! Thursday 28th January 7.30pm Cafe Metro, 46 Church Street, Bilston WV14 0AH Tickets £2 from Simon Fletcher on 01902 552061 and Cafe Metro on 01902 498888 For further information call 01902 552061 Kinver Slam 15 poets go head to head in Kinver’s first live poetry competition at The Vine, Dunsley Road, Kinver. Staffs on Friday  29th Janua ...[Read More]

Voices of Freedom

To mark Martin Luther King Day on Monday 18 January and the one year anniversary of Barack Obama’s inauguration on Tuesday 20 January, Rich Mix presents a week of special events encompassing theatre, film, spoken word and live music, which will celebrate and question our notions of freedom at the start of the year of the next General Election. The programme includes Mercury/MOBO award winning saxo ...[Read More]

Kiyotsune & Pagoda: Noh visits London

The 20th century literary critic Shklovsky considered the purpose of all art to be that of rendering things unfamiliar, strange and distant. Brecht thought this is necessary in theatre in order to make the audience critically aware of what is happening on stage. Unlike the dynamics of conventional entertainment – where individuals are encouraged to identify with the characters and the story ...[Read More]

Text+Work: Lifecycle

text+work, the Arts University College at Bournemouth, in association with MoDiP, is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition, lifecycle, presenting the works of eco-designer-maker Michelle Brand alongside poems by Jenny Swann. The product/artwork that will form part of this exhibition has been derived from a standard PET (polyethylene terephthalate – a versatile material that is fully recyc ...[Read More]

'The Best Poetry Night In Birmingham'

Writer and comedian Laurence Inman described Poetry Bites at the Kitchen Garden Cafe as ‘the best poetry night in Birmingham’. Poetry Bites is a bi-monthly event on Tuesday evenings at the Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath, Birmingham. It is run single-handedly, albeit with some loyal support, by Jacqui Rowe, who programmes and presents the event. Each session includes one guest poet and floor spot ...[Read More]

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