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lichen sayings

An unprecedented surge in votes for lichens has persuaded some here at the Institute that it might be worth sharing a few of the many proverbs, aphorisms and otherwise abbreviated sayings that make up lichen folklore. Drew Milne, curator of the Institute’s lichen research section, is currently applying for grants like it’s going out of […]

Vote Lichen

Here at the Institute, the recent election saw Drew Milne campaigning for the politics of lichens. Taking some well earned time off from a hectic schedule, he attempted to put the wider perspective into a thoroughly provincial and depressing election. Here are a few of his election posters.

Lichen Gruel

Here at the Institute, we’ve been so busy, it’s been a while since we’ve posted anything. Here’s a glimpse of Drew Milne’s recent piece of work entitled ‘Lichen Gruel’, currently on show in Churchill College, Cambridge as part of the group show ‘Englightened Perspectives: an exhibition working through science and art’. The show is up […]

Film Poems…

Film Poems by Redell Olsen now available from Los Angeles: Les Figues Press. Contains the film poems: London Land Marks, Bucolic Picnic, Lost Pool, S P R I G S & spots and a Newe Booke of Copies. 25% off Today (code: FILM25) ! watch some of the films here. New Author Pic: Redell Olsen […]

Visual Poetics Exhibition: Cambridge

English Faculty Library, University of Cambridge Curated by Redell Olsen  

News from the youth section

Younger members of the Institute often confuse juvenilia with juvenalia, but research into seasonal forms of transport goes ahead regardless. With the count down in full swing, the relation between the advent calendar and the number of shopping days till Xmas is one among a number of critical debates. Other pressing questions include: a) how […]

Burnt Laconics Bloom

Poetry chapbook by Drew Milne from Oystercatcher Press now out. Included is ‘coo cow cowpers’, first glimpsed on these Institute pages. Asked about commitment to mixed metaphors and whether burnt laconics really do bloom, we at the Institute splutter: they do, they do, and then, as if more lyrically: I do, I do. At this […]