Art Writing

‘Telling Time’, a workbook for participants in a Communal Making session at Jamboree 2018, Dartington, Devon, June 2018.

‘An Action Movie (for NW): reading time code action’, an Afterword to Action Score Generator by Nathan Walker, ifpthenq Books, February 2015

‘A Curiosity of Nothings’, exhibition text for Andrew Kearney, The Meaning of Nothing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, November 2014

‘anamorphic trace: sensing doubleness in image and event’, in What Remains And Is To Come: A Document, Katrina Brown and Rosanna Irvine, July 2014, ISBN 978 1 85924 3329

‘3 or 4 Things I Know About Them’, in Here’s to another 10, a publication marking 10 years of work by LOW PROFILE, published by ICIA, University of Bath, April 2013, pp  51-56, ISBN 978 – 0 – 86197 – 189 – 3

‘Hand in Glove – sinister hand vested sable lozengy couped’, Open Letter, Fourteenth Series, No. 8, edited by Nancy Gillespie and Peter Jaeger, (Spring 2012), pp 74-82, ISSN 0048 – 1939

‘With Particular Attention: Martha Winter’s material occurrences’, for Market Project, Cambridge, April 2012 (excerpt here)

‘Excerpt from Pursuing Pursuit (I am bound to follow) with Jack, John, Rock and Hard ([1987], 2012)’, for The ties that bind …, exhibition and installation by Steven Paige, Exeter Phoenix, published by Library of Independent Exchange, January 2012

‘“Where stone is dark under froth”: Screening the datastream’, catalogue text for Katy Connor’s Pure Flow, Exeter Phoenix and Permanent Books, December 2009

‘(e)vac(u)ated spaces: a digression on some terms’, exhibition text for Teresa Grimaldi, The Vacated Works, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, May 2009

‘a(n) (always provisional partial) glossary of/for dissemination’, POST Journal, No. 3, University College Falmouth, June 2008, pp 98-99

‘triple cased content: Wonder’, collaboration with Teresa Grimaldi, Performance Research 11.2 ‘Indexes’, September 2006, pp 39-42, ISSN 1352-8165

Critical Writing

‘Contextualising “his voice”: Disrupted Utterance in a Digital Material Interface.’ Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures no. 20, 2019. doi:10.20415/hyp/020.int01

‘Receiving Queerly Displaced Utterance: Failure and / as Response in Works by Glenn Ligon and LOW PROFILE’, in Geoff Cox et al., editors, ‘Artistic Research Will Eat Itself. Proceedings of the 9th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research‘, Research Catalogue (2018) pp 340-349,

‘Disrupting the Market in Echoes: Voice, body and technology in poetry and performance by Hannah Weiner and Holly Pester’, Performance Research, 23:2, pp. 75-81, June 2018 DOI: 10.1080/13528165.2018.1464761

‘A Curiosity of Nothings: on the Not-there-ness of Andrew Kearney’s Sculptural Installations’, Sculptorvox Vol. 1, January 2018

‘apologies for blanks or laments for dumbness: Tina Darragh’s Opposable Dumbs as open source and/or open content’, C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings, 4(1), p.4. (2016) DOI:

‘”it is the act and not the object of perception that matters”: MacGreevy’s poetry in relation to perception in literary and visual arts’, The Life and Work of Thomas MacGreevy: A Critical Reappraisal, Susan Schreibman, ed., Bloomsbury Academic, June 2013

‘“I might have been a painter”: John James and the Relation between Visual and Verbal Arts’, The Salt Companion to John James, Simon Perrill ed., Salt Books, March 2010

‘glossing Speakers, or bookmaking for amateurs’, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice 2:1, pp. 55-67, June 2009,id=8473/

‘things and stuff, or, how do you know what you’re looking at?, mamagazine, pp. 4-5, Bonfire Books and Dartington College of Arts, Sept 2008

‘Private Public Reading: Readers in Digital Literature Installation’, A Companion to Digital Literary Studies, Susan Schreibman and Ray Siemens eds., Oxford: Blackwell, 2007, pp 301-317, ISBN 1405148640 (online text here)

‘Ground’, Performance Research 11.3 ‘Lexicon’, June 2007, pp 64-65, ISSN 1352-8165

‘what is it here now I can persuade you of? scraps towards a rhetoric of poetry performance’ Frackija: Performing Arts Magazine no. 37/38 ‘Rhetoric’, Autumn 2005 / Winter 2006, pp 48-57, ISSN 1331 – 0100

‘plantation and thicket: a double (sight) reading of Sir Thomas Browne’s Garden of CyrusPerformance Research 10.2 ‘On Form’, June 2005, pp 111 – 121, DOI: 10.1080/13528165.2005.10871423

‘Tina Darragh: Performing the Familiar Sentence’, How2; Spring 2004,

‘”We tongue it with our eyes”: making, reading and seeing verbal-visual artworks’ in Verbal inter Visual, exhibition catalogue, Central St Martins College of Art and Design, London, April 2001

‘Repetition, rereading, recognition in the poetry of Bruce Andrews’ in The Mechanics of the Mirage: Post-War American Poetry, University of Liége, Belgium, May 2000

Poetry and Prose

‘dublin emblem series #7’ in Frontpage Backpage Centrefold: Selected Work by Devon and Cornwall Artists, CAMP and Flock South West, November 2022

4 stanzas from ‘Achieving Occupancy’ published at Argotist Online Poetry, May 2022

At Sounds Like: 3 Projects, if p then q press, September 2021

4 visual-textual poems in Synapse #5: Flashes of Language in Revolt, edited by Olchar Lindsann; monOcle-Lash Anti-Press, April 2021

‘thaw biddy and melt’, an audio poem, included in Tell Me Something podcast, episode 2, compiled by Ysella Sims for Poetic Licence, April 2021

‘Hello! This is a test.’, a radio project for, season 46, #834; commissioned by Soundart Radio; first broadcast March 22 2021

‘9×9: a set of poems under constraint’, an online commission for hyperlocal by Arts & Culture Exeter, April 2020

‘Yesterday’s Not Here’ in Love Bites: Fiction inspired by Pete Shelley and Buzzcocks, edited by Andrew Gallix, Tomoé Hill and C. D. Rose, Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2019, pp. 99-100

‘What did he do with his pipe?’ in The Graveside Orations of Carl Einstein, edited by Dale Holmes and Sharon Kivland, Ma Bibliotheque, 2019, pp 87-90

Two Poems from Blazon in Tentacular Issue #4, 2019

‘She Mick on JB’s Island’, Purge 6, ed. Robert Hampson, February 2019

3 poems from ‘revised dictionary supplement’ on Stride Magazine, edited by Rupert Loydell, January 2019

Contribution to the project According to John James, edited by Kelvin Corcoran, Shearsman Books, October 2018

Subject to Gesture, Dock Road Press, Liverpool, April 2017

2 pieces in The Curly Mind, isssue #3, April 2016

’12 quartets’ from his many voice(s) in The Other Room Anthology 8, April 2016

‘2 poems’ in The Wardrobe, September 2015

‘mise en abyme’, a contribution to international online art project Telephone, April 2015

‘Hello, This is a Test!’, a contribution to The Opticon – A Newspaper on Privacy and Surveillance. Part of Torque #2 – The Act of Reading, Tate Liverpool, February 2015

lengths and ends: six poems for Penzance, presentation and publication as outcome of CAZ Weekender Residency, Penlee Bowling Club, Penzance, October 2012

“and the little magnetic atoms turn and set themselves in orderly lines”; in ‘odes’, Freaklung (nineerrors poetry zine), unpaginated; June 2010

‘Guaranteed Insurance’; text to accompany online animation project by Mocksim; September 2009 at:; also published in tiktoc 6, ISSN 2040-0012, unpaginated; Summer 2010

Swatches: a sequence, Acts of Language, Dartington, December 2009