Peter Barlow’s Cigarette #22 – ft. Cathy Butterworth & Mark Greenwood, Lyndon Davies, Gloria Dawson, Jazmine Linklater
An afternoon of alternative poetries
4.00 – 6.00, Gullivers *note the change of location*
CATHY BUTTERWORTH ~
is an artist who makes work at the intersection of writing, performance and visual art. Her recent pamphlet Cimmerian was published by Dock Road Press. Performance actions, writing and visual art projects include: Sketches for Britain (Bridewell Gallery, Liverpool, 2010), 22 Mondays (durational performance with Mark Greenwood, 2015), Everyone in Your Life is a Figment of Your Imagination (Delhi, 2015), Elective Affinities (Tate Liverpool 2016) and True Blue: 26 Lost Performances (2016). Her literary object, Fortunate, was published by zimZalla in December 2016.
MARK GREENWOOD ~
is a performance writer from Newcastle but now based in Liverpool. His first poetry collection White Mice, All Colours was published in 2010 and he has performed his works internationally as well as appearing on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb in 2015. His poems mediate on labour, endurance and defunct working-class rituals using a Northern, punk vernacular. Mark received a doctorate in 2013 from Kingston University for his thesis and 48-hour performance, Lad Broke: The Performing Body in the Event of Writing. He has also taught Performance Writing at Dartington College of Arts.
has published three collections of poetry, Hyphasis (Parthian Press 2006), Shield (Parthian Press 2010) and A Colomber in the House of Poesy (Aquifer 2014). He runs the Glasfryn Seminars, a series of discussion groups on aspects of literature and art, and set up Aquifer Books, which publishes mainly poetry-centred writing with an experimental bias. He also edits an online magazine of art and literature called Junction Box.
GLORIA DAWSON ~
writes poetry, essays, and work for performance, and is recently published in Zarf, Datableed and The Literateur. Her work has been shown at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and anthologised in Remembering Oluwale (Valley Press, 2016). She lives in and interferes with Leeds. http://cargocollective.com/gloriadawson
JAZMINE LINKLATER ~
is a poet and writer based in Manchester, currently studying towards her MA at Salford. Work can be found in Datableed; The Literateur; Paratext; Zarf. Work is forthcoming in Epizootics! http://jjhlinklater.blogspot.co.uk/