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events 2019


A second display of the artist’s book Black Pond 7 including open displays of many originating materials:

EXTENDED at HARC until the end of March.

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30th March 2019
WEA One-Day Study in Ledbury 
Innovative Landscape Painting in Europe and North America 1815-1964
 – a selection of approaches.
12th April 2019
Hereford Arts Appreciation Society
Painters Working during and after two World Wars


12th and 13th April 2019

Corroding the Now: Poetry + Science/SF

Allen Fisher, Plenary on day two of conference:

Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD


WEA Leominster

Spring 2019 beginning 16th January

Aspects of Contemporary Art : 1956–2016.

An eight-session course with close-views of work by Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Sandra Blow, Helen Frankenthaler, Philip Guston, Ken Kiff, Cy Twombly and Anselm Kiefer.

Community Centre, HR6 8NJ


WEA Hereford

Spring 2019 beginning 21st January

Paintings in the late Nineteenth century 

The Real and the Constructed: 1860-1900.

An eight session course with close-views of work by Edgar Degas,

Édouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Thomas Eakins, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cézanne.

Kindle Centre, HR2 7JE


Reading BLACK POND 7 and related works at Iklectic in London

Xing the Line: 7.30pm 25th April 2019

Further details to be announced


Decoherence Aesthetics

Paris School of Arts and Culture of the University of Kent

Reid Hall, 4 rue de chevreuse, 75006, PARIS

A talk given on 6.30 pm, 15th March 2018

now online:

and at:


Black Pond 2016-2017


reading at Edge Hill 8 March 2017





The text, slide list and notes for the talks TESTING & EXPERIMENTING

given at Birkbeck in February and at Northumbria in March 2013,

in Chicago and at Notre Dame, Indiana in autumn 2011, can be accessed here.

The text, slide list and notes for the talk THE ÆSTHETICS OF THE IMPERFECT FIT

given at Royal Holloway in March 2013, derived from the Glasfryn Seminars, February 2012

and the synthesis made for Birmingham City University, December 2012, can be accessed here.

The comments box has been opened for responses.


Selected bibliography of sources for the lecture How Paintings Work, 2012


Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: London Talks:

Talk One from 6th October available here

Talk Two from 13h October available here

Talk Three from 21st October available here


Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: Ohio synthesis.


Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: Cambridge synthesis, 2nd March 2011:

Cambridge synthesis Talk One.

Cambridge synthesis Talk Two.

Cambridge synthesis Talk Two addenda.

Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: PARC NW synopsis, 13th April 2011:

Complexity synopsis for PARC NW


Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: The Falmouth synthesis, 22nd June 2011

The Falmouth synthesis.

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