2018 July: A Letter to G

16 July 2018 - PhD ideas Hi G, Thank you for thinking of me, it is really valuable to me to have your support. And a lot of what you say about the world of maths academia in France certainly goes for the UK as well. In the past I didn't want to burden you … Continue reading 2018 July: A Letter to G

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2018 June: Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life

Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life, by A.G. Cairns-Smith “What is needed for evolution is natural selection [...] There is nothing in the rules to say that such things [our most primitive biological ancestors] had to be ‘living’. We have an odd view now because all of those things that we are … Continue reading 2018 June: Notes on Seven Clues to the Origin of Life

2018 April: Venting at The Tramshed

A script for the promotion video for my upcoming Venting performance Of all my bureaucratic dreams// it is the keyboard, tapping like rain under my fingers, which affords me most promise. The keyboard can speak in borrowed tongues// And with it, I will play somebody’s mouth// like a pianist. See me do this at The … Continue reading 2018 April: Venting at The Tramshed

2017 November: Fake Storytelling

Week 1 Struggles My psychological turmoil is only worsening I’m afraid, and totally eclipsing any sort of idea of ‘work’; I scarcely know what that word means anymore. Where I find I am now incapable of doing even certain simple tasks without breaking down, there are still some circumstances in which I can learn something … Continue reading 2017 November: Fake Storytelling

2017 August: Resisting the Dissipation of Energy

Anomaline I am at a comforting impasse with Meredith (novel). Something like the top of a hyperbole, where, after following a tangent for some time now with the book (basically just writing out images I found titillating without quite reasoning their trajectory), certain attractors inherent in what is already committed to the journey so far, … Continue reading 2017 August: Resisting the Dissipation of Energy

2016 November: A Performance Lecture and a Comedy Short

This month was by all appearances successful, though somehow rather frustrating. My main project is a novel about a line, and other older projects run alongside it as tangents.   Rosa and Lawrence, Lecture Performance at Nottingham Contemporary Rosa and Lawrence, the play that scripts for artificial intelligence, is perhaps the work with which I … Continue reading 2016 November: A Performance Lecture and a Comedy Short

2016 July: Research Matter(s) // Birmingham City University

It seemed appropriate, being thrown into a new season, a new employment status and a new home, to read Mason Currey’s book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. I have always been fascinated by regimens, and understanding my habits and working predilections seems to me to be my only lever in governing my artistic practice. Since … Continue reading 2016 July: Research Matter(s) // Birmingham City University