15 May - 5 June 2020
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This online exhibition showcases a range of experimental poets who are interested in forging
new approaches to poetic language and form. Each visual poet has created a response to the theme of escapism. This exhibition features works from Sarah J Sloat, Maggs Vibo, Chris Kerr, Lisa Golze, Emma Filtness, Paul Hawkins, Andrés
Felipe Üribe Cárdenas, Andrew Dyer, Briony
Hughes, Astra Papachristodoulou, Michał Kamil Piotrowski, Julia Nakotte, Manuela Zammit, Paolo Montanari, Kate Siklosi, Yasmine Seale, Pavel Zarutskiy, Jon Stone, Tor Lukasik-Foss, Kimberly Campanello, James Kearns, indigo eli, Amanda Earl, Gary Barwin and Simon Frank.
Curated by Astra Papachristodoulou
As the coronavirus crisis is forcing many people around the world to enter into their third month of quarantine (be it self imposed or otherwise), poetry can be a great tool for momentary escape. This is a collection of thought-provoking visual works from poets from all around the globe that use art to express their hopes, worries and dissent. We hope that this exhibition provides momentary escape from our current reality. Allow these poems to take you in a journey away from the pressures of current life and into the brilliance of the creative mind.