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London artist.

Printed Matter, New York

My book ‘Shunt’ is now available at the Printed Matter shop in New York and on their website.

Printed Matter also organise the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, where my book ‘Degenerate’ was available at the AMBruno stand in September 2017.

AMBruno 2017 collection [sic] at Leeds, Bristol and Berlin

AMBruno launched its 2017 collection titled [sic] at PAGES Leeds / International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, at The Tetley 4 to 5 March. They were shown again at the Bristol Artists Book Event (BABE) at the Arnolfini, Bristol, 1 to 2 April and at MISS READ: Berlin Art Book Festival 14 to 16 July at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. The collection includes my book, ‘Degenerate’.

AW2 degenerate book cover

Cover artwork for ‘Degenerate’.

More details about the project are here.


Show and Tell at Tate Britain

Tate Britain’s Library and Archive Show and Tell by AMBruno took place on 5th May in the Library and Archive Reading Rooms. It included books from all the AMBruno collections. I gave a talk about the ‘Words’ collection and did a joint reading of the text from ‘Shunt’ with Sophie Loss and Lydia Julien.

More information at the AMBruno website and the Tate website.


Reading with Lydia and Sophie.
Photo by Judy Goldhill.


Homunculus Exhibition / Poetry Reading

On 17th January, I read new poems written especially for this exhibition. A booklet of the poems was available for sale. (Copies still available for £5. Contact me if you’d like one.)

book small

Thanks to Vanja Karas for this photo of me reading:

SP reading by Vanja Karas

‘Homunculus’ is a group exhibition curated by Rekha Sameer, ‘in response to the  humanitarian crisis caused by mass migration.’ The exhibition included work by many talented artists and the venue is of great interest in its own right.

Facebook event page here

More info about Asylum here

The venue is:
Asylum, Caroline Gardens Chapel, London SE15 2SQ
17 January 2016 12:00 – 20:00

Desire Lines Exhibition

My drawing ‘Crab Hunters’ (2014) will be on show at the Desire Lines Exhibition in Reading during May. I’ll be reading some new poems at the Reception on Tuesday 19th May,  and look forward to seeing everyone there.

18 – 24 May 2015
Mon-Fri 3-7, Sat-Sun 11-5.
Meet the artists reception: Tues 19th, 7-9pm
The Keep, 571 Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire RG30 1HL

Exhibition of work on the ground floor of Brock Keep by OHOS artists as part of West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios. Tours of studios on upper floors.