Sunday, September 16, 2007

Transliteracy - A New Cognitive Tool?

Poet Simon Perril proposes that transliteracy might be a new cognitive tool or the recovery of an older one.

Later at the Transliteracy Unconference in discussion with Paul Conneally, Howard Rheinegold and others he likens transliterate pieces to bricollage which gets Conneally thinking about French DIY stores – Conneally later drops off at the Leicester B&Q DIY store and wanders the aisles for half an hour collecting his thoughts and various screws that ‘will come in handy’

During this drift he realises that he and Simon are destined to make something together – maybe a shelf.

Saturday, September 08, 2007


Earlier this year I took part in The Rewnewabilty curated by Tomomi Iguchi which included an exhibition in Mile End Arts Pavillion. Artist John Kennedy of LandLab also took part. At the time was talking enthusiasticly about his proposed new work Halo which was to be installed on the moors in Rossendale. Well it's now installed and i can't wait to see it at night when all the lights are finished hovering above the moor like some flying saucer.

Here's a link to a news story about halo: HALO