Monday, 23 May 2016

gorse: art in words at ILF Dublin

On Friday 27 May we'll be at a secret location* as part of International Literature Festival Dublin 2016. I was delighted to be asked to programme this event, which I curated around the gorse tagline 'art in words' and which will feature Kimberly Campanello, Maria Fusco, Robert Herbert McClean and Suzanne Walsh.

9pm start, entry €5.00 - Book Here. Full details below:


gorse is “the most vital and outward-looking of Irish literary journals”, featuring long-form narrative essays, original fiction, poetry, interviews and more. An exploration of the potential of literature, gorse is interested in writing where lines between genres blur, and in intersections with other forms of art and culture. For this special event, curated by poetry editor Christodoulos Makris and taking place at a venue to be disclosed to ticket holders on the evening of the performance, gorse presents four writers whose work has appeared in its pages, and with connections to the audio-visual arts.

Kimberly Campanello’s previous poetry publications include her debut collection Consent and the limited edition book Imagines.

Maria Fusco is a Belfast-born writer working across criticism, fiction and theory. Her most recent work, Master Rock, is a repertoire for a mountain, commissioned by Artangel and BBC Radio 4.

Robert Herbert McClean is an experimental writer and audio-visual artist. His debut book Pangs! is available from Test Centre.

Suzanne Walsh is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work often draws on ideas around poetic truth and the human/animal divide.


* to be revealed at time of booking.

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