Credits

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Publications

  • Visa Wedding (pamphlet): Stewed Rhubarb 2013
  • Oam (pamphlet): Stewed Rhubarb 2014, commissioned by Govanhill Baths
  • Farmform (postcard series / website): 2014, commissioned by Crichton Carbon Centre
  • Drone (sequence): Vagabond Voices 2015
  • Tonguit (full collection): Freight Books 2015
  • Casual Games for Casual Hikers (art print): 2015, commissioned by Nevis Land Partnership
  • Funding a Ritual (pamphlet): 2015, commissioned by Artsadmin
  • Raik (interactive text): 2015
  • 14 Ways to Reread a Favourite Novel (pamphlet): 2016, commissioned by Now Play This
  • Casual Games for City Walkers (art print / website): 2016, commissioned by Winchester City Counil
  • The Games (full collection): forthcoming from Freight Books

Awards

  • BBC Radio 4 Scotland Slam, 1st Place (2009)
  • London Zoo Awards: Best Performance by a UK Poet (nom.) (2011)
  • IdeasTap National Poetry Competition: 1st Place (2012)
  • Scottish Book Trust New Writers’ Awards: Shortlist (2013 and 2014)
  • Edwin Morgan Poetry Award: Shortlist (2014 and 2016)
  • Forward Prize for Best First Collection: Shortlist (2016)

Shows

Six Pennies for Paradise
Live game – public play, utopia, magical thinking
May 2016: Commissioned by Now Play This

Everything I Bought and How It Made Me Feel
Endurance writing blog, performance lecture – consumerism, anxiety, data collection
September 2014: Scratch produced by NTI Latvia
March 2015: Full show premiere at Sprint, CPT, London
June 2015: 2 Degrees Festival, London
February – March 2016: UK Tour: HUB, Leeds; Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, University of Edinburgh; Glad Café, Glasgow; Stage 3 at Northern Stage, Newcastle

Funding A Ritual
Publication, performance score, live ritual – money, the arts industry, magical thinking
November 2015: Inaugural performance commissioned for Catalyst programme
February 2016: Text performed for Resonance FM fundraiser, London

Drone
Publication, multimedia spoken word – violence, globalisation, anxiety, work
March 2015: First performed at Buzzcut, Glasgow
August 2015: Short run at the Edinburgh Fringe
September 2015: Scottish Storytelling Centre
August 2016: Edinburgh International Book Festival
November 2016: Shoreditch Town Hall / Bluecoat Liverpool

SMASHY SMASHY
One-to-one, public intervention, live ritual – rage, urban design, catharsis
October 2014: Inaugural perforance at Arches LIVE, Glasgow;
November 2015: Beta Public, London

BDSMV
Multimedia spoken word, ritual performance – madness, bondage, psychiatric violence
July 2014: Scratch performance, BARK, Edinburgh

I Want to Blow Up the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Performance research project, talk, live explosion – rage, free speech, terrorism, political art
October 2013– April 2014: Live research sessions at the Forest Café, Buzzcut Glasgow and     Sprint London
November 2014: Talk and final explosion at SPILL National Platform, Ipswich

What We Owe
One-to-one – debt, money, ecopolitics
October 2012: Arches LIVE, Glasgow
June 2013: 2 Degrees, London
August 2013: Forest Fringe, Edinburgh
November 2013: NTI Latvia
March 2014: Sprint, London
May 2014: Bunker Slovenia

Class Act
Live game, performance lecture – class war, money, public play
May 2012: Ovalhouse Seed Commission
December 2012: Hatch, Nottingham
March 2013: Sprint, London; Buzzcut, Glasgow
November 2014: Dialogue Festival, London

Old Things and Odds & Ends
All I Want for Christmas is the Downfall of Globalised Late Capitalism, Forest Fringe (August 2014); A Room Of One’s Own & Tilting at Windbags (Whisper Down the Mountain, Edinburgh, June 2014); Tax Return, Forest Café, Edinburgh (January 2014); A Game of Many Stories, Scottish Book Trust (December 2012); SAFEWORD, Glasgay! (October 2012); A Party for the Socially Awkward, Edinburgh (May 2012); This is not a riot, The Yard, Buzzcut, Banshee Labyrinth, CrisisArt Tuscany (October 2011 – June 2012); PROPERTY&THEFT, Tollcross Community Centre, the Glue Factory (March 2011)

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