- Sarah Hayden
- Sophie Seita
Sarah Hayden’s poetry chapbooks are sitevisit (Materials, 2018), Turnpikes (Sad Press, 2017), System Without Issue (Oystercatcher, 2013) and Exteroceptive (Wild Honey, 2013). Other poems and lecture-poems have appeared in Blackbox Manifold, Golden Handcuffs Review, Tripwire, datableed and elsewhere. She also writes with, and for, artists and art events. Most recently she was commissioned to produce a voiceover installation and pamphlet for ‘Atherton After Ireland’, as part of ‘One Here Now: The Brian O’Doherty/ Patrick Ireland Project’ at Sirius Arts Centre. She is the author of Curious Disciplines: Mina Loy and Avant-Garde Artisthood (University of New Mexico Press, 2018) and co-author, with Paul Hegarty, of Peter Roehr—Field Pulsations (Snoeck, 2018). As a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Southampton, she directs the Centre for Modern and Contemporary Writing and runs the Entropics Experimental Poetry Events.
Sophie Seita is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and researcher. Her text- and research-based practice spans poetry, performance, lecture-performance, video, translation, and queer-feminist multimedia collaborations. Her work has recently been presented at the Royal Drawing School, Art Night 2018 (Oxo Tower, London), SAAS-Fee Summer Institute of Art, the Royal Academy, Bold Tendencies, the Arnolfini, La MaMa Galleria, Cité Internationale des Arts, Parasol Unit, Company Gallery, and elsewhere. She’s the author of the poetry and performance books Meat (Little Red Leaves, 2015), Fantasias in Counting (BlazeVOX, 2014), and 12 Steps (Wide Range, 2012); the translator of Uljana Wolf’s Subsisters: Selected Poems (Belladonna*, 2017); and the editor of a centenary reprint of The Blind Man (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017), named one of the Best Art Books of 2017 by The New York Times. She is also currently a Research Fellow at Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, where she recently finished Provisional Avant-Gardes: Little Magazine Communities from Dada to Digital, forthcoming from Stanford University Press in 2019.
Friday, December 7
Cardiff CF10 1FH
Free admission, accompanied by after-reading discussions.
Refreshments available for purchase.
Doors open at 7pm, readings promptly at 7:30pm
Cardiff Poetry Experiment is supported by Cardiff University’s
School of English, Communication and Philosophy.