Cape Farewell

Environmental arts organisation Cape Farewell and the Poetry Society commissioned me to curate their SWITCH website from their archive as an inspiration source to help young poets write about climate change. I set online challenges and judged the Young Poets Network entries they provoked.

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Dan Harvey, Burning Snow

Cape Farewell’s archive is a treasure trove.

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David Buckland, Ice Texts

 And a sharp reminder of poetry’s potential as an art of witness.

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Gautier Deblonde, Landscape with Petrol Pump

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Antony Gormley, ‘Marker One’ – in making…

I set four poetry challenges using archive materials

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and selected winners and runners up from around the world

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who read their work at Rich Mix.

For more about the project see HERE.