Three days of conversation about place and creativity

Online Day

Friday 2nd September

Day One

Friday 9th September

Day Two

Saturday 10th September

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R.M. Francis – The Chain Coral Chorus: a geopoetics filmpoem In collaboration with filmmaker, Paul Stringer, this short filmpoem explores the sites that make up the UNESCO Black Country Geopark. Focusing on R. M. Francis’ poetics and poetry, and discussing Kenneth White, Francis Ponge and Don McKay, this film is a tour across this post-industrial…

A Memory of Darkness – Louise Beer

Louise Beer works between London, Margate and Aotearoa New Zealand. She uses installation, moving image, photography and sound to explore humanity’s evolving understanding of Earth’s environments and the cosmos. Louise creates objects and experiences that reflect the incomprehensible nature of reality, from the ocean floor to the night sky. In 2021, Louise was awarded a…

Place and Community

Panelists Sarah Butler (chair) Sarah Butler has three novels published by Picador in the UK and with fourteen international publishers: Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love (2013), Before The Fire (2015) and Jack and Bet (2020). In November 2018, she published a novella, Not Home, written in conversation with people living in unsupported temporary accommodation in Manchester. Sarah’s work explores ideas of…