I’m also a member of The Word Birds, a flock of women poets who have thus far performed UK-wide, taking a bird’s eye view of human relationships and more.
I belong to Sixfold, six widely published Lancaster-based poets with many well-received collections and awards between us. We work together in themed performances, giving readings that celebrate our varieties of approach, language and voice. “the theme was a real force of unity that gave the programme a shaped quality, with impetus and flow, community and diversity”.
Triptych exploring the fragility of life by examining the impact of climate change on the Indian subcontinent. Installation includes interactive poetic sculptures, that use both sculptural extension and augmented reality to illuminate anthropogenic climate change. Collaboration with Maya Chowdhry. Exhibited at Menier Gallery, London as part of GFEST. November
Project website: Ripple
I am part of the Time to Read initiative for Libraries in the North West
Climate change has become climate chaos, and even 75 miles inland is not safe from the sea. A series of short spoken-word performances will submerge you in this new world with its own history, populated by seemingly familiar people, places and stories. But as with all future scenarios nothing is certain…
Download and listen to the story here: audio files
I made a limited edition artist book incorporating images from Talya Baldwin’s original artwork. If you’d like to buy a copy, please get in touch
A self-guided audio tour created for Lancaster’s First Friday in June 2015
You can download it from Soundcloud and listen to it at home, or have it ready should you ever find yourself in Lancaster