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For Robert: An Anthology

An Anthology for Robert, June 2017 RHUL Poetics Research Centre Electric Crinolines Editions. https://indd.adobe.com/embed/f4f65fa1-970f-467f-8cd0-48405e21d73b?startpage=1&allowFullscreen=true

Smock

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 […]

Mox Nox

The Institute are delighted to announce publication of Redell Olsen’s new book ‘Mox Nox’. The book was handmade in an edition of 10 copies for BOOKMARE project 2, ‘of average sunlight’, currently on show in Kingsgate Studios, London. Set in Gill Sans and Copperplate, printed on Canelletto 160 and tracing paper, the edition features photosensitive adhesive […]

TEXTS. SCORES.

TEXT.SCORES Angharad Davies Redell Olsen Rhodri Davies Will Montgomery 12 October 2015 7:30 PM The Cello Factory 33-34 Cornwall Street London Waterloo SE1 8TJ

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 […]

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 […]

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.

phono-poetry event…

Phono-poetry…get your swarf here… Live event on 30 August 2013 in Brighton, UK at the Nightingale Theatre… Featuring Redell Olsen, Holly Pester and Jeff Hilson – plus some other phonographic treats, including poems from the Mass Observation Archive and Aleksander Kolkowski whose archive Phonographies includes many contemporary musicians and sound artists, all recorded on wax […]

‘smoke & fluff’

‘Smoke & Fluff’ was made in in 2012 for the ‘Pussy Riot’ solidarity event in Cambridge and then later shown at the Parasol Unit, London in December 2012.

A Rocket for Astrid

A Rocket for Astrid with Hubble telescope observing in the distance. Stay tuned for news of exhibitions at the Institute.

News of Research at the Institute Continued: GENEALOGY OF THE CRINOLINE… ‘Hegel’s Embarrassment’

As if the wealth of superficial analogies were not sufficiently dazzling anecdotal material for confirmed cultural materialists, the final insult to injury is added by the discovery that this myth of nuns and fossils makes its sorry way into Walter Scott’s scandalously underpowered long poem Marmion(1806): When Whitby’s nuns exalting told, Of thousand snakes, each […]

St. Hilda

News of Research at the Institute:GENEALOGY OF THE CRINOLINE… ‘Byproducts and Snakestones’

Among byproducts of research into the cultural imagination of the fossil, two intriguing counter-mythologies emerge. Short of funds for a full research trip, the Institute purchased the fossil pictured in the previous post on ebay. While able to confirm the Jurassic status of the specimen, the Institute were unable to verify the Whitby provenance claimed […]

News of Research at the Institute: GENEALOGY OF THE CRINOLINE … ‘Accusation of Superficial Analogies’

More critical members of the Institute have been quick to point out, however, that this is at best merely suggestive, at worst a superficial analogy (see previous post). One especially powerful argument discussed by our researchers in the Institute is the view that the crinoline’s resistance to representation is different in kind from that of […]

or make a cape

You Could Always Make a Cape?

 

ammonite

News of Research at the Institute: ‘GENEALOGY OF THE CRINOLINE’

News update on our progress towards completion of a fully spiralling vision of the genealogy of the crinoline. Fig. 1 ‘Steel Cage Crinoline’ Our small research group have been struggling to assemble organic forms comparable to the nineteenth century metallic crinoline, with a view to disproving the claim that there is something inherently modern about […]