Evie Ward

Poems

08/20 - A Series of Approaches, accompanying poem for 5AM - Ute Kanngiesser & Daniel Kordik, digital release on Takuroku
07/20 - Sitting With, in Like A Sieve - group exhibition, curated by Ted Targett, Kupfer, London, 25 July - 15 August 2020
02/20 - Untitled (in reply) in Art Licks Magazine, Issue 25: Monochrome Eyes
08/19 - A Cut from Waking Collage in SALT. Magazine Issue 10: Glossolalia
02/19 - Poem as accompanying text for "there are insects and palm trees and pepper shakers, and I'll have a pepper-shaker in my cave, so laugh" at ltd los angeles
01/19 - Contributor to Paperweight, Lateworks, London
09/18 - E-Story #1 'The Boy Who Held Hands With The Stars' with illustration by Zara Joan Miller
06/18 - Poem after Don and Moki Cherry, published in The Experimental Library: Organic Music
10/17 - 'The glass that reflects, and can also be seen through' published in The Experimental Library: Ornette Coleman
03/17 - 'Circles', in Cesura//Acceso, Issue 2
09/16 - 'Overlaps' at hagenfesten.se
08/16 - Liner notes for XT: Pah CD on Pleasure of the text records
03/15 - Whilst Listening in Paris and London, self-published book
06/17 - 'January', in Fruitlands Zine, Issue 3: Dark

Readings + Live

02/20 - Poetry reading at launch of Art Licks Magazine, Issue 25: Monochrome Eyes, Borough Road Gallery, London South Bank University, London
12/19 - In Conversation with Naima Karlsson for her book STILL LIFE BIG DATA published with Do Be Do, London
10/19 - Contributing poet for Small Offering: five women (Zara Miller, Evie Ward, Tamsin Kavanagh, Bea Taylor, Jennifer Obidike), who meet regularly, record free writes,
share writing processes and collectively read a poem, Art Licks x TACO! Radio
07/19 - Short talk about Moki Cherry’s tapestries, Tågarp, Sweden
7-8/06/19 - Nathaniel Mackey & The Creaking Breeze Ensemble, Cafe OTO, London 

04/19 - ABSINTHE Poetry Evening, Spit and Sawdust, London
04/19 - Sara Anstis, Exhibition Opening, 650 Mah, Brighton
08/18 - Reading poems for (and influenced by) Cecil Taylor and the late artist's own writings at Cecil Taylor - An OTO Tribute
12/17 - Poetry reading, 'Love, Loss and Interpretations', KGB Bar, New York City
10/17 - Poetry reading, The Experimental Library: Ornette Coleman, Cafe OTO
08/17 - Contributor to Co-Broadcast, a 24 hour radio broadcast live from Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park
05/17 - One-off poetry reading at SIDEROOM, Chelsea College of Arts, London
05/17 - Poetry Reading with Danny Hayward and Ed Luker at MayDay Rooms, London
02/17 - Poetry reading at Fruitlands Showcase, Burley Fisher Books, London
10/16 - Performance as S.T.E.P.S at Cafe OTO, w/Seymour Wright
08/16 - Performance of location-focused poem 'Overlaps' at Hagenfesten, Dala-Floda, SE
07/16 - Performance as S.T.E.P.S w/Seymour Wright, Bologna, IT

More writing

08/20 - Live review of Oscillations: Summer Solstice Festival, Iklectik, The Wire Magazine
04/20 - Live review of Helm, Graham Lambkin, Cucina Povera at ICA, The Wire Magazine
10/18 - Contributor to The Annotated Reader, Cork Street Galleries, London
12/17 - Exhibition review of Hans Arp: The Poetry of Forms, Turner Contemporary, this is tomorrow
09/17 - Exhibition review of The Hive Mind, Koppel Project Hive, this is tomorrow
09/17 - Exhibition review of Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie, a performance exhibition, Barbican, this is tomorrow
09/17 - Live review of Benedict Drew: The Trickledown Syndrome, Art Night at The Whitechapel Gallery, The Wire Magazine
08/17 - Album review of Clive Bell, Asakusa Follies, 2017, The Wire Magazine
07/17 - Live review of Arca & Jesse Kanda at Roundhouse, The Wire Magazine
06/17 - Live review of Joe McPhee at 1 Silver Road, The Wire Magazine

Collaborations

With Zara Miller - Cerebellum (a series for learning through exploration and experimentation in movement and sound where all bodies are welcome)
With Seymour Wright - The Experimental Library
With Ute Kanngeisser - weaving samples with words and cello
With Billy Steiger, Paul Abbott, Seymour Wright, Ute Kanngeisser and Nathaniel Mackey - The Creaking Breeze Ensemble

The Experimental Library - events and publication series

Seymour Wright and I co-founded The Experimental Library - an interdisciplinary event and publication series of new responses to artist’s work - in Autumn 2017.
We collaborated as editors of the publication and organisers of the event series with the assistance of Nicola Leong. The Experimental Library publications are in the
collections of Matt's Gallery, UCL Collections and Chelsea Art Library. The publication is available for sale at tenderbooks, OTOROKU, South London Gallery
and Matt's Gallery. The Experimental Library was named Publisher Of The Month at South London Gallery in March 2019.

09/18 - Room 4: Agnès Varda - MATINEE, in partnership with Curzon and with the support of the BFI, Cafe OTO
06/18 - Room 3: Organic Music: Don and Moki Cherry, Cafe OTO
02/18 - Room 2: Octavia E. Butler, Cafe OTO
10/17 - Room 1: Ornette Coleman, Cafe OTO

Research

I have conducted extensive research into the overlooked visionary textiles artist Moki Cherry, who was the focus of my postgraduate thesis
A Biography of Tapestry: Home, Stage, Museum (2018). I continue to work closely with Cherry's archive.

Residencies

Dial House, Epping, July 2019


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