Category Crinolines

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 […]

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 […]

The Institute goes to London

Members of the Institute will be performing in central London at the Runnymede Literary Festival, Saturday, March 23rd, 2013. It is expected that younger members of the institute will frolic in the vicinity. 1.0 –  2.00: Simon Smith, Adrian Clarke, S.J. Fowler 2.00 – 3.00: Redell Olsen, Drew Milne, Stephen Mooney 3.15 – 4.15: Jennie […]

urban ducks and tree crinolines

Urban life around the Institute continues to defy the situationist need to go on the dérive. Footage from April of this year has just come in, featuring a duck and ducklings that took to the pavement at some distance from water, as if compelled to exercise their nervous urbanity. Deprived of footage, the still is […]

Pussy Riot Cambridge night documentation

Here are a few images and a poem from an extraordinary night of readings and performances in the Judith E Wilson Drama studio, Cambridge, in solidarity with Pussy Riot, 21.10.210. The event grew out of the English PEN anthology ‘Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot’, edited by Sophie Mayer, Mark Burnhope and Sarah Crewe. There were […]