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Send & Receive: Poetry, Film & Technology in the 21st Century (symposium at FACT Liverpool, part of the Type Motion exhibition)

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FACT, in association with the University of Liverpool, PoetryFilm and The Poetry Society, is pleased to invite you to imagine the future of poetry at our symposium Send & Receive: Poetry, Film & Technology in the 21st Century.  With presentations from artists, scientists and thought leaders, the day examines innovative platforms involved in contemporary poetic practices.

Part of the Type Motion exhibition still running in FACT. 

The symposium will include three distinct discussion areas, with audiences invited to join facilitated discussions after each segment.  Confirmed speakers include George Szirtes (poet and translator), Deryn Rees Jones (poet and director of Centre for New and International Writing), Zata Kitowski (Director of PoetryFilm), Marco Bertamini and Georg Meyer (Visual Perception Labs UoL), Suzie Hanna (Animator and Professor of Animation Education) and Jason Nelson (hypermedia poet and artist, Australia).

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The British Postal Museum & Archive: An Evening of Music, Art and Film, March 27, 2014

I was delighted to be invited to perform at an event for the British Postal Museum & Archive on March 27, 2014.

The event was a fundraising/networking event to support the plan to open a new Museum & Archive. The evening featured screenings of the Night Mail film, highlights from the collection of GPO posters and PR posters, and live music.

The Aldwych Sinfonia (comprising three violinists and a cellist) and I gave a live performance of  Night Mail during the evening.

Many thanks to Scott Anthony and Sarah Jenkins for the invitation, and to Olivia and the musicians at Aldwych Sinfonia.

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