Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop
Avant / Installation / July 2014 / Poetry / Visual Arts

Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop

This piece was commissioned from Angela Fulcher by the Avant 2014 and installed at the Guesthouse for SoundEye, which ran from July 11th-13th. Using techniques of collage and assemblage, Angela reconfigures found objects so that something of their history, use or material nature may be revealed. Poets featured in action are Trevor Joyce and Doireann ní Ghríofa.   See more of Angela’s work at: http://www.angela-fulcher.com Photo … Continue reading

SoundEye Poetry Festival
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Poetry / Sound

SoundEye Poetry Festival

July 11th-13th at The Guest House, Chapel Street, Shandon, Cork. Free.       SoundEye, Ireland’s pre-eminent festival of innovative poetry, is now in its 18th year. Every summer, the festival brings an array of experimental, avant-garde and modernist poets to Cork and 2014 is no exception. This year’s SoundEye, generously supported by Cork City Council, UCC School of English, … Continue reading

Word Into Image Symposium
Avant / July 2014 / Poetry / Symposium / talk

Word Into Image Symposium

  A one-day symposium on visual poetry, organized by the UCC Modernisms Research Centre and taking place in the Tactic Auditorium on July 10th. Accompanied by an exhibition of visual poetry in Tactic Gallery, the symposium directly precedes the annual SoundEye poetry festival (July 11th-13th) in Cork. Keynote by Peter Manson: Species of Spaces in Mallarmé: from page to volume … Continue reading

Denise Riley: ‘Imagined Insides of the Head’
July 2013 / Philosophy / Poetry / talk

Denise Riley: ‘Imagined Insides of the Head’

On Thursday July 4th, the poet and philosopher Denise Riley will deliver a guest lecture, entitled ‘Imagined Insides of the Head’ at 5.30pm in the Geography and Geology Building at UCC. Professor Riley is currently A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University, USA, and Sessional Lecturer in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck University of … Continue reading

SoundEye Poetry Festival
Avant / July 2013 / Poetry

SoundEye Poetry Festival

SoundEye 17 will run from July 5th-7th 2013. Generously supported by the Cork City Council, The School of English, UCC and The Guesthouse, this years festival will host twelve poets over three days. Readers for 2013 will include Lila Matsumoto, Sophie Robinson, Joel Scott, Denise Riley, David Lloyd, Ulf Stolterfoht, Andrea Brady, Luke Roberts, Redell Olsen, Trevor Joyce and Catherine Walsh All events will … Continue reading