Writing

~ Essays and Clips ~

What’s in a Name But Letters? Embodied Books in Three
3:AM Magazine
August 2018 • literature / criticism / Flann O’Brien / William Gass / Raymond Roussel
‘The 500’ John Stezaker’s Bubble VIII
iiii Magazine
August 2018 • art-writing
Animojis: Interactive Avatars Offering Playful Anonymity
Canvas8
October 2018 • technology / case study / reporting / digital lives / communication
The Trivial of Today: Tom Harrisson’s Mass-Observation in Bolton, 1937
Meet Me in the Present: Documents and their Afterlives (2017)
14 February 2017 • archives / history / documents and their afterlives

~ Interviews ~

Robin Ince
iiii Magazine
January 2019 • comedy / interview / feature / review
From Beneath the Boards: John Tueart and The Egoist
The Double Negative
November 2018 • Samuel Beckett / theatre / mental health
Rachel Fairburn
iiii Magazine
October 2018 • comedy / interview / feature
Liam Williams
iiii Magazine
August 2018 • comedy / playwright / interview / feature
Shen Xin
iiii Magazine
July 2018 • contemporary art / video art / China

~ Reviews ~

Food to the Dogs [published in Corridor8]
Tape Modern, Manchester
17 June 2018 • review / Manchester / squat / found materials / installation
A City of Two Tales (Leeds to Manchester) [published in Corridor8]
Depot Art Gallery, Manchester
10 May 2018 • review / Manchester / Leeds / installation / improvisation
Tipping the Scales [published in Corridor8]
Paradise Works, Salford
27 March 2018 • review / installation / sculpture / video-art / Manchester
Beacons | Flare [published in Corridor8]
Caustic Coastal, Salford
01 March 2018 • review / installation / performance / Syria / Manchester
John Stezaker [published in Corridor8]
The Whitworth Gallery, Manchester
09 February 2018 • review / photomontage / photography / collage / Manchester

~ Humour ~

Claret & Blue Episode 2: Call it a Draw
iiii Magazine
24 November 2018 • football / humour / performance
Claret & Blue Episode 1: Shaving David Moyes
iiii Magazine
September 2018 • football / humour / performance

~ A Conversation with a Bicycle ~
A Cultural History of Collision Between Humans and Machines

Abstract & Introduction
05 May 2017 • introduction / literature / machines / cultural history
Wetware and the Liqu-id in Forbidden Planet [extract]
05 May 2017 • cinema / science fiction / literature / photography / surrealism
Merge / Flow / Flux [published]
23 July 2017 • cinema / science fiction / philosophy / sex

~ Miscellaneous ~

A Tory Nurse in Defence of Food Banks
30 May 2017 • short / politics / election / lists
The Music Nobody Listens To
11 May 2017 • prose poem / London / sound / ambience
A Review of Blackened Salmon with Kimchi Ketchup and Sesame Rice at The Alchemist
10 May 2017 • review / cuisine / service
The Second Pig’s Screams
09 March 2017 • critical takedown / metafiction / hatchet-job / biography / AA Gill
Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way
23 November 2016 • catalogue essay / artist / Martin Boyce / installation