Inventions in Translation

Free event. Khairani Barokka, Caroline Bergvall, Sasha Dugdale, and James Womack, in conversation with Kathryn Maris, discuss inventions in translation. EB ticket here:

SONOSCURA digital release

how do i get / from a to b / from a to base /…
Text and Soundscape written, created and produced in response to the Spring’20 lockdowns.
Sound design Jamie Hamilton.
Just released by Cafe Oto’s digital label Takuroko.

Arts Practice Mentoring

PLACES AVAILABLE FROM MAY’21. Refresh your writing and art practice. Unpack what holds you back. Find new focus with your methods, content, concerns. Get production/pre-production advice. Revitalise your confidence and sense of purpose. My individual online mentoring provides a supportive and experienced environment for your creative output and development. Click here for more info!

Writing Intensives

Explore, share, work your work & ideas with others. My 2021 Writing Intensives are committed to supporting and expanding your art practice in dialogue with others, and provide you with the confidence to explore deep connective methods as so many ways through isolation, conflict, and divisiveness.
VISUAL WRITING: project prompts, lines and collages, dream work – 6 FEB
COLLABORATIVE PROCESSES: project planning, shared resources, team building, co-authorship, – over 2 saturdays 27 FEB & 6 MARCH.
Some bursaries available. Join us!

Alisoun Sings and hystoricism

“Bergvall’s historically multiple language creates a space where all that is transgressive, opaque, and mobile from the medieval and the contemporary meet”. Review by Toby Altman on Alisoun Sings & the trilogy. Chicago Review.
Issue 63:03/04 Winter/Spring 2020

Night & Refuge 2

Watch it here: Writing across languages with these great poets/performers:
Edwin Torres, Jessie Kleeman, Mandla Rae, Erin Moure, Gunnar Waerness.
Saved on YouTube. click on image.

Workshops

First two in a new series of short Writing Intensives:
1. Creative Use of Research.
2. Multilingual Resistance.
Small group work. Tickets still available: Get your place. Bursaries now fully allocated. More info here.

Collective Poesy

The disruptive pleasures of Alisoun Sings. A review by Charles Theonia. Oct 2020. Jacket 2

Night & Refuge

Delighted to be nominated at this established film poetry festival with our Night & Refuge film. I’ll post the festival link when it’s live. Film link here: