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Making_Writing - Light Pricks - Plymouth Arts Centre Talk, 2017 (Contextualising Information)

posted on 2021-03-26, 17:19 authored by Conor WilsonConor Wilson

Making_Writing contains two projects, Light Pricks: :whispers & kicks and SCULPTURE, MODELLING and POTTERY, produced between 2017 and 2019. Each project explores making, and the context of making, through a writing process that is proposed, itself, as a form of making, with multiple registers of language employed to produce ‘constructed’ texts. Both projects employ interviewing as a research method.

'Light Pricks: :whispers & kicks' was written for a publication/catalogue to accompany Clare Thornton’s exhibition Materials of Resistance, Plymouth Arts Centre, 01 December 2017 – 20 January 2018. Designed by City Edition Studio, with writing by Phil Owen, Emma Cocker, Heike Roms, and Natalie Raven.

This item contains the notes and presentation for the Plymouth Arts Centre Home Talk, ‘Writing Making | Making Writing: Retaking the side of things’, delivered by Wilson on 13 December 2017. The talk was comprised of a performance of ‘Light Pricks: :Whispers and Kicks’ and a talk about its production and research context.