NOMADIC SURREALISM AND THE MOBILE IMAGINATION

“Slease refuses the comforts of rootedness, stability, permanence. In doing so, he represents what the philosopher Rose Braidotti identifies as the model of nomadic subjectivity “in flux, never opposed to a dominant hierarchy yet intrinsically other, always in the process of becoming, and perpetually engaged in dynamic power relations both creative and restrictive.” For manyContinue reading “NOMADIC SURREALISM AND THE MOBILE IMAGINATION”

Marcus Slease Interview at The Volta

A BIG THANKS TO JIM GOAR FOR THE GREAT QUESTIONS. WE TALKED ABOUT A LOT. LIKE NY SCHOOL POETS AND PHILIP WHALEN, AND POOR CLAUDIA. ALSO ABOUT NOMADIC POETICS AND TRAVEL AND SURREALISM. INTERVIEW UP NOW AT THE VOLTA/CONVERSANT http://theconversant.org/?p=5588

THE WHALE BROUGHT TO SCALE

Poems written while living in South Korea. Or shortly after. Or much later. But inspired or recollected in tranquility, or not, a few years later. In either case, these are my nomadic surrealist poems from South Korea. They are called Mu (dream) so (window). Available from Poor Claudia (from Portland, OR). Clark Coolidge and PhilipContinue reading “THE WHALE BROUGHT TO SCALE”

from Valencia to Katowice

In old stomping grounds of Katowice, Poland after 10 days in Spain. Valencia, Barcelona, Alicante. I will never visit Alicante again. It was a wasteland of thousands upon thousands of tourists, bright lights, consuming frenzy, over priced bottles of water. Everyone looking for a quick Euro. Lots of ripping off. Ripping off might be okContinue reading “from Valencia to Katowice”

christmas day 2011

Spicy frozen pizza for Christmas dinner. A 4AM taxi pickup to Heathrow on Boxing Day. London-Paris-Salt Lake City. Drinking Melissa Tea. It was my favourite tea when I lived in Poland. I have finished The Fertility Show (formally Nerve Movie). Sent it off to a publisher or two. Will have to wait a few months.Continue reading “christmas day 2011”

Hello Tiny Bird Brain launch

  hello tiny bird brain Poetry at the Soho Curzon Wednesday August 31st 2011~ 7pm ~ Entrance free Marcus Slease launches ‘hello tiny bird brain’ Wayne Clements launches ‘western philosophy’ collections published by Knives forks & Spoons press also readings by Tim Atkins – Elizabeth Guthrie- Michael Zand Linus Slug – Patrick Coyle & SJ Fowler the Soho Curzon cinema,Continue reading “Hello Tiny Bird Brain launch”

heading into 2009

A need for order drives me to write. A need to map to frame to make the hidden manifest. To give flesh. The body manifest. To tap into my others. To become aware of how I am languaged. To dialogue with language itself. I moved away from specialized theory driven discourses because I felt itContinue reading “heading into 2009”