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 […]

Drew Milne will be reading extracts from ‘Reactor Red Shoes’, by John Kinsella & Drew Milne, to launch the book at the Small Press Books Fair. The launch reading is at 4 pm, Saturday 16th November, Conway Hall, London. ‘Reactor Red Shoes’ is a collaborative poem: a statement appeared on Jacket2. The book will be […]

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.

‘Phonographies’ Performance at the Nightingale Theatre in Brighton 30.08.13 (live and recorded voice, phonographs and film) See the video here Event organised by Katy Price. Wax cylinder recordings by Aleksander Kolkowski. Sound at the event by Drew Milne.

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 […]

AMID THE RUINS RHUL POETICS RESEARCH CENTRE PRESENTS: 22 May Redell Olsen / Nisha Ramayya / Gavin Selerie / Lydia White 18 June Allen Fisher / Kristen Kreider & James O’Leary / Stephen Willey  51 HOXTON SQUARE / LONDON N1 6BP / DANIEL BLAU GALLERY 7 pm ALL WELCOME

‘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.

Cambridge Reading Series: 02.05.13 Thursday 19:00, 2 May 2013 Judith E Wilson Studio, Faculty of English 9, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP MAGGIE O’SULLIVAN / REDELL OLSEN / CAITLÍN DOHERTY / ROWAN EVANS WINE + BOOKS + INTERVAL

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 […]

Here at the Institute we very much admire Tom Raworth’s book Writing. Written in the 1970s and published by The Figures, Berkeley, California in 1982, the book is seminal both as a poetic text and as an instance of stylish book publishing. Reprints of the text, as in the version in Tom Raworth’s Collected Poems (Manchester: […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Pussy Riot Solidarity Night in Cambridge Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, University of Cambridge Faculty of English 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP 7.45 pm, Wednesday 21st November. All welcome. A night of poetry readings and brief performances in solidarity with Pussy Riot, to coincide with solidarity nights across the UK and in conjunction with […]

What is Field? Michael Pisaro and the Poetics of Geo-sound Speaker: Michael Pisaro Respondents: Paul Bavister, Drew Milne, Carol WattsMonday 12 November, Centre for Creative Collaboration, 7pm Presented by the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Royal Holloway University of London This event is an exploration of the intersection of composition, text and field recording. American composer […]