Category Archives: Event

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.

Re object: exhibition at the Tetley in Leeds

Re Object is an exhibition curated by Sophie Loss at The Tetley in Leeds. My work, consists of three drawings collectively titled, ‘Interior’ and individually ‘Chop’, ‘Chop Chop’ and ‘Doorstop’.

‘Chop Chop’
Chop Chop

Pictures of the gallery installation from the opening weekend:
IMG_0817 installation view

IMG_0821 installation

Full details:
Re object is an exhibition at The Tetley Art Centre complementing the 18th Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, initiated and curated by Sophie Loss. The works on display are the outcome of sixteen artists’ encounters with the same given object – a wooden wedge.

Louise Atkinson, Marco Cali, Kathryn Faulkner, Judy Goldhill,
Jane Grisewood, Ingrid Jensen, Lydia Julien, Sharon Kivland,
Yaron Lapid, Simon Lewandowski, Sophie Loss, John McDowall,
Steve Perfect, Carl Slater, Chris Taylor, Cally Trench
Private view Friday 6th March 6.00 – 9.00 pm
Exhibition is open from 7th March – 22nd March 2015
The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ
0113 3202323