Entropics in 2018

Three Entropics events are planned for Spring 2018.


J. R. Carpenter will perform on February 8th. This event is organised in conjunction with the AMT Research Group at WSA. We’re delighted to be collaborating with them on this! On February 9th, JR will give a talk for the ‘Talking Heads’ series at WSA. Her talk will take place at 3pm in Lecture Theatre A on the Winchester School of Art campus.

entropics 2018 January 26th final

J. R. Carpenter is a Canadian-born UK-based artist, writer, performer, and researcher. She has been using the internet as a medium for the creation and dissemination of experimental writing since 1993. Her pioneering web-based works of digital literature have been exhibited, published, performed, and presented in journals, galleries, museums, and festivals around the world. She is a winner of the New Media Writing Prize, the Dot Award for Digital Literature, the CBC Quebec Short Story Competition, the Carte Blanche Quebec Award for a work of creative non-fiction, and the Expozine Alternative Press Award for Best English Book for her first novel, Words the Dog Knows. Her second book, GENERATION[S], was published by Traumawien in 2010. Her third book, The Gathering Cloud, was published by Unformbooks in 2017. She is a fellow of Yaddo, Ucross, The Vermont Studio Centre, The Banff Centre, and the Eccles Centre For North American Studies at the British Library. She is currently a writer-in-residence at the Archives Nationales in Paris, a member of the Scientific Committee of Labex Arts-H2H at the University of Paris 8, and an associate lecturer at Plymouth University. Her long-awaited poetry debut, An Ocean of Static, is forthcoming from Penned in the Margins in April 2018. http://luckysoap.com

Holly Pester will perform on February 21st. This event will take place at Studio 144, John Hansard Gallery‘s new home. We’re very pleased to be working with the Gallery on this venture! In celebration of this, the new John Hansard Gallery/ Artful Scribe writer in residence, Iain Morrison, will also perform that night.

Holly Pester is a poet and multidisciplinary writer working through archives and written histories, with gossip, radical tales and dream logic. Pester has featured in readings, performances and sound installations at Segue, New York, dOCUMENTA 13, the Serpentine Poetry Marathon. Her book, go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip is a collection of archive fan-fiction (Book Works 2015) and her album, Common Rest (Test Centre 2016) is a collection of collaborative lullabies and sound poems. She is lecturer in Poetry and Performance at University of Essex.

Maggie O’Sullivan will perform on March 14th at Mettricks Old Town. Further details will follow soon.