I am a writer and inTer-aCtive artist, writing poetry and making site-specific installation primarily focussing on immersive work. My writing has been published, staged and broadcast widely including BBC Radio 4.
My current work involves story-making and site-specific Installation, exploring the juxtaposition and conflicts of new technology with the ‘natural world’, utilising text, film, animation, photography and the Web. →
I’m currently writing A Place At The Table with B Arts Mon 2 – Sat 7 November 7:30pm City streets. Late night. Wet rain on the pavement.Outside the supermarket a masked man stands in a skip tossing yellow-ticket sandwiches to an accomplice. Further down the road families emerge from a church hall clutching carrier bags →
A story told through poetry, music and digital-media connecting legacies of inequality to climate change. Touring Oct-Dec 2015: Manchester, London, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Leeds and Leicester. // Crossing continents and historical boundaries // // colliding refugee testimony with PR speak // // imperial anthems versus Xhosa song // // with a flavour of afrobeat, experimental electronics →
An immersive literature work for Manchester Literature Festival 2014. This transmedia work features a location based storytrail, micro-projection, origami narrowboat and a live performance on a traditional narrowboat.
Explore hidden, lost and imagined lives of Manchester with a story that runs across rivers Irwell and Medlock, the Rochdale and Bridgewater canals, linking them to iconic Manchester venues such as The Royal Exchange. →
I have worked as a writer and artist with a range of organisations such as Lets Go Global, B Arts, Northern Ballet Theatre, The Arvon Foundation and Contact (young people’s theatre) and with a range of participants, from those with little experience of the arts and creative writing, to those aspiring to become artists and writers. My projects and residencies include a diverse range of groups, including women’s groups and youth groups. →