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Audio from 'this is no longer entertainment' on Hotel magazine

While in Amsterdam at the beginning of the month I was asked by Hotel magazine co-editor Dominic Jaeckle to read some extracts from this is no longer entertainment for audio publication on the Hotel online archive.

Jaeckle has heard me read publicly from the book on a number of occasions, and his conception of a fundamental difference between the reading and hearing experiences, with regard to the material in this book in particular, prompted his invitation.

In a perceptive note accompanying the publication of the recording, he writes:

"The rolling composite voice on show in Makris’ this is no longer entertainment realizes a more complex relationship with polyphony than the page alone can allow. The experience of reading these texts can’t help but engineer a little bad detective work on the part of the reader; we’re accustomed to wading through a myriad of multi-authored opinions as we stroll a heavy thumb through the roll-call of comments that accompany any video, article or op-e…

Chromatics: Irish Museum of Modern Art

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Chromatics: An Evening of Hybrid Poetries and Cultures @ Club Chroma, Irish Museum of Modern Art

IMMA invites "one of Ireland’s leading explorers of experimental poetics" Christodoulos Makris to co-curate an evening of playful experimentation, sampling poetry, readings, performance and artists’ moving image as they collide with fragments of club culture, in which to delight you in the sensual, visual and conceptual possibilities of word, sound and image. Guests include Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi, Kit Fryatt, James King, Vicky Langan, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Padraig Regan.

Tues 24 March 2020 / 19:00 - 21:00
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Christodoulos Makris co-curates an evening of playful experimentation – sampling poetry, readings, performance and artists’ moving image as they collide with fragments of club culture. Guests include Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi, Kit Fryatt, James King, Vicky Langan, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Padraig Regan and others whose work is invested in posing interesting questions of mu…

Proper Chocolate

a cross-disciplinary exploration of the process of making chocolate: improvised sound, poetry, and live chocolate-making

When: 8.30pm, Saturday 7 March 2020
Where: Unit 3, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1 (Kirkos Ensemble Dublin City Council Incubation Space)
Tickets: €10

Featuring:
Christodoulos Makris / Nick Roth / David Lacey / Sebastian Adams / The Proper Chocolate Company

The Proper Chocolate Company are Dublin’s only bean-to-bar chocolate makers - sourcing, hand-sorting, roasting, cracking and winnowing their cocoa beans, before designing, refining, conching, ageing, tempering and moulding some of the finest chocolate to be found on the island.

This unique event, curated by saxophonist and composer Nick Roth and presented by Kirkos Ensemble, is a cross-disciplinary exploration of the chocolate-making process, featuring experimental poet Christodoulos Makris, improvising musicians David Lacey and Sebastian Adams - and with Patrick & Kelli Marjolet bringing the audience on a multi-se…