Gravity Bubbles

In the heat of the first wave of Lockdown, I participated in an collaboration with the poets Calliope Michail and Chris Gutkind. We decided to call it Gravity Bubbles to emphasize both the gravity of the situation (we were all feeling the heaviness of lockdown in the UK and Spain), and the power of art to lift us, distract, redirect us, recreate us.

Isolation Collaboration

My friend in London, Chris Gutkind, created an art project to cope with isolation and lockdown. Photos on a cheapo phone camera. Paying attention to small details around his house. Day to day hopes, despairs, and wonders. Hopefully it will displayed in a gallery sometime this year. It is available to view now at PERMEABLEContinue reading “Isolation Collaboration”

UPCOMING PERFORMANCE AT DESPERATE LITERATURE BOOKSHOP IN MADRID

I am performing with London based poet Chris Gutkind at Desperate Literature bookshop in Madrid. April 14th. Tonight two poets (one local, one not) in a wham bam double thankya mam. Chris Gutkind mostly started out in Montreal and has lived in London for many years. He worked as a librarian in universities during mostContinue reading “UPCOMING PERFORMANCE AT DESPERATE LITERATURE BOOKSHOP IN MADRID”

POETRY RECEIPT SCROLL FROM BRITISH MUSEUM

Erkembode (DAVID KELLY-MANCAUX) has created a saintly scroll of my poems (a minimalist version of Kerouac’s On the Road). Erkembode created the poetry scroll while working the gift shop at the British Museum. He said the till was going crazy spewing out poems instead of numbers for receipts. These poems are conversational vernacular poems. AContinue reading “POETRY RECEIPT SCROLL FROM BRITISH MUSEUM”

Penn Sound Page

GRZEGORZ WROBLEWSKI HAS A NEW PENN SOUND PAGE. YIPPIE!!! Mp3s of readings from London:  Torriano reading series and Enemies project reading at Rich Mix.  Also a reading I did of Grzegorz’s poetry set to some basic music I whipped together. Check it out: http://www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Wroblewski.php Painting: Grzegorz Wróblewski The Post-Literate (R)Evolution

Sunday Night Saloon

A picture of me and Ewa and Bandit at our friend Chris’s house last night. This picture was taken after four joints, six beers, and some Iranian food. We all watched the dog chew the ball and we all wished we had the teeth to chew a ball like this dog. I could hear theContinue reading “Sunday Night Saloon”

LAHORE

YOU’VE BEEN PUSHING SINCE LAHORE A COLLABORATIVE POST SURREAL TRAVEL STORY OF THREE SAINTS ON A MISSION!!!  WRITTEN BY MARCUS SLEASE, DAVID KELLY-MANCAUX, CHRIS GUTKIND. BASED ON A TRUE STORY! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdaiuSEumzs

SAINTS ON FILM

11th November 2013 NOT JUST ANOTHER SAINT PERFORMANCE NIGHT AT HARDY TREE GALLERY IN LONDON. IT WAS CALLED SAINTS ON FILM I changed into a white robe and Saint Erkembode screened the film he made on my back while I read a collaborative story about traveling through London to find a Doom Drone concert. TheContinue reading “SAINTS ON FILM”