Rob Flint is an artist whose work uses the idea of the voice, in spoken and written form, with sound and text. He was educated at Sussex University, Royal College of Art, and University of the Arts, London. In the ‘90s he played tiny European venues with little-known electronica quartet ‘Ticklish’. Since 2006, with Christine Sullivan, he created a series of works exploring description and narration, including 'The Bill Burroughs Memorial Choir', and 'Conversation Piece' in 'Hlysnan' at Casino Luxembourg in Luxembourg. Recently his speech/audio work ‘Flock Mnemonics’ was commissioned for the Sound Wall in The Collection in Lincoln, UK. He regularly attends the Writers Forum Workshop at Goldsmiths College in London.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Gary Barwin is a writer, composer, multimedia artist, and the author of 18 books of poetry and fiction as well as books for kids. His most recent books are the short fiction collection, I, Dr Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 (Anvil), the poetry collection, Moon Baboon Canoe, the visual poetry collection, The Wild and Unfathomable Always and Sonosyntactics: Selected and New Poetry of Paul Dutton, from Laurier University Press. Yiddish for Pirates, a novel, is forthcoming in 2016 from Random House. Barwin was the 2014-2015 Writer-in-Residence at Western University and teaches creative writing at King’s University College. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario and at garybarwin.com
Friday, October 2, 2015
Nico Vassilakis is an artist, poet focused on visual language compositions. He works with letters as material before and after they form into words. Vassilakis has co-edited several collections of international visual poetry and currently edits the vispo section at Coldfront Magazine http://coldfrontmag.com/category/vispo/ . He has several books of poetry and maintains the website - http://staringpoetics.weebly.com/