The Poetry Café hosts a lively programme of art exhibitions inspired by poetry and literature. A number of our exhibitions have toured to other venues, resulted in publications or have been shortlisted for the prestigious Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. We collaborate regularly with up-and-coming artists, including students from the Illustration and Graphic Design departments of Middlesex University.
Visual poetry exploring object and time
20 January – 22 February 2020
Astra Papachristodoulou of Poem Atlas in collaboration with Nic Stringer of Corrupted Poetry present Temporary spaces, an exhibition of visual poetry exploring object and time by some of the UK’s most exciting contemporary poets.
Contributing artists and poets include Sarah Dawson, Stephen Emmerson, Simon Tyrrell, Silje Ree, Claire Collison, James Knight, Paul Hawkins, Matt Martin, Michelle Penn, Stephen Mooney, Paul Hawkins, Nic Stringer and Astra Papachristodoulou
Celebratory launch event, The Poetry Café, 29 January 2020, from 7.30pm
Join us at The Poetry Café on 29 January for the Temporary spaces launch event featuring music and performances from contributors to the show. The event is free to attend with a suggested donation of £3. A unique exhibition catalogue will be available to purchase on the night.
Buying works in the exhibition
Many works in the exhibition are for sale. To make a purchase, please contact Astra Papachristodoulou at [email protected]
About Poem Atlas
Poem Atlas is a poetry network and event series curated by poet and artist Astra Papachristodoulou. The project aims to showcase the best of visual and experimental poetry in the UK and beyond, focusing on the work of poets exploring the performance potential of poems, and that merge poetry and visual art to create unique visual-textual objects. poematlas.com, Twitter: @poematlas, Instagram @poem.atlas and Facebook.
About Corrupted Poetry
Corrupted Poetry is a state of mind. Events are managed by a collective of writers: Nic Stringer, Michelle Penn and Fiona Larkin. Corrupted Poetry create readings and collaborations that bring together the best writers of contemporary poetry and present their work alongside artistic and sound content to provoke debate about the poem’s visual & sonic spaces. corruptedpoetry.com, Twitter @acorruptedpoet