From 2016-2019 I was funded by the NWCDTP to research creative and critical approaches to writing about the sea. This included exploring details of marine biology (with a particular interest on what can’t be easily seen: plankton, deep sea life, and man-made pollution) and my phenomenological experience of the sea. I received my PhD from the University Liverpool in October 2019.
You can read the critical component of the thesis here .The creative portfolio, melt, is due to be published by Waterloo Press in Autumn 2020
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
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…
While you can download the walk map here, you might be as well to use the ordance survey leisure map OL21 as a backup. The walk begins at Marsden Park, HD7 6ER
A treasure hunt of a storytrail found in geocaches, zappar codes, origami boats and a performance. Made for Manchester Literature Festival by myself, Maya Chowdhry, Michelle Green and Helen Varley Jamieson.