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events 2017

7pm, Wednesday, 23 August

The European Union of Imaginary Authors

Allen Fisher with Robert Sheppard, Alan Baker,

Joanne Ashcroft, Patricia Farrell and others at:

The Other Room, The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street,

Manchester, M4 1LE


Poetry Marathon, 11.00 to 21.00, Saturday, 9th September

Knighton Community Centre
Knighton, Powys, Mid Wales, LD7 1DR

A poetry festival in support of refugee charities

A large number of readers and others, see web



Iain Sinclair, Allen Fisher, Brian Catling, Alan Moore

7pm, Wednesday, 13th September 

a Crossing the Line event

venue: Iklectik 

‘Old Paradise Yard ‘ 20 Carlisle Ln, Royal Street corner, Archbishop’s park,

London SE1 7LG


Black Ponds


reading at Edge Hill 8 March 2017


Shifting Liberties

Tuesday, 3rd October, 7pm

Magna Carta Lecture series,

College Hall, Hereford Cathedral, HR1 2NG



WEA Ledbury Study Day

Urban Realism and the Natural World

Saturday, 7th October, 10.30-4.30

Burgage Hall, Church Lane, Ledbury HR8 1DW





Monday, 24th July, 10am-4pm

Arts Alive Wales

The Old School, Brecon Road,

Crickhowell, NP8 1DG


WEA Hereford,

Paintings in seventeenth century Europe: narrative and domestic

Seven session on Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm, from 3rd October

Kindle Centre, HR2 7JE


WEA Leominster

Painting in the late Twentieth century

Seven sessions on Wednesdays 10.30am-12.30pm, from 27th September

Community Centre, HR6 8NJ


Linton & District History Society

From East to West:

American painters of the landscape in the nineteenth century

Wednesday, 8th November, 7.30pm

Village Hall, HR9 7RX


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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