Weather, Whether Radar: the book
Written and published despite all the difficulties associated with Covid, the Institute collaborated with Ethical Midge to publish Redell Olsen’s remarkable book, Weather, Whether Radar: Plume of the Volants. This artist’s book offers glimpses of Olsen’s digital studio and portfolio of work as the winner of the DARE Art Prize, awarded by the University of […]
Hot on the heels of ‘Mox Nox’, the Institute of Electric Crinolines are delighted to announce the publication of Redell Olsen’s new chapbook, ‘Smock’. Printed in an edition of 200 numbered copies, with full colour printing of image and text through, the book is 28 pages long. The book is framed by an epigraph from Luce […]
The Institute are delighted to announce the publication of Drew Milne’s latest book, well booklet really. It’s called ‘solar commune’ and it’s just a tad under A6 in dimensions, printed on handmade papers, using writing by Drew and photographs he took in the Luberon, France, in the summer of 2016. The photographs are of a secretive community […]
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 […]
crinolines amid ruins
Drew Milne will read recent poems at: Daniel Blau Gallery. ‘….Recognition of the limits of pure poetry, and the necessary negotiation with impurities of language, literary form, cultural history, and contemporary sociality helps to make modernist poetics so restless, awkward, and interesting. If the ruins resemble the wasteland of a modern land-fill refuse site, there […]
Lichen Strains: digital post card
Infinite Editions have just posted Drew Milne’s ‘Lichen Card’ (2013), as one in the series of their digital post cards to download and print. This is the first showing of Drew Milne’s LICHEN STRAINS project. Links: Inifinite Editions There’s also an index of all the many great things on the Infinite Editions site.
recent books from the institute
Two recent books from members of the Institute have been published in the USA and are now available: Redell Olsen’s Punk Faun (Subpress, 2012), and Drew Milne’s equipollence (the song cave, 2012): Copies of Punk Faun, 115 pp., are available from SPD, Amazon, and Drew Milne’s website: http://drewmilne.tripod.com Copies of equipollence, chapbook published in a […]
Security alert at the institute: mobilo scooter lock
sculptural installation or security consciousness? Night duty staff at the institute were thrown into confusion on discovering this Mobilo scooter lock, later photographed in the light of day. Were younger members of the institute set upon transforming everyday life into an art installation, reshaping the lived as resonances of plastic and plasticity? Or was the […]
A Rocket for Astrid
A Rocket for Astrid with Hubble telescope observing in the distance. Stay tuned for news of exhibitions at the Institute.
Still Seeking Approval?
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