"It’s a pleasant sensation to be on the receiving end of it, waiting to hear something."
Silent Diagrams Reviewed by Colin Herd, Hix Eros
Alison Gibb is a British artist and poet. Originally trained in visual art, she began working in poetry in 2009. Her poetry publications include a.vase (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press 2017), Pomegranates In the Oak CD (zimZalla, 2013) and Silent Diagrams (Knives Forks and Spoons Press 2013). Alison has collaborated with a number of artists, designers and choreographers. Throughout these projects she has developed methods of shared creative practice through the production of diagrams, text, sound recording, posters, essays, dialogues, and videos. She has an on-going collaborative partnership with choreographer and dancer, Elaine Thomas with whom she has developed and performed a series of live-poetic-dance-performances for commercial venues, conferences and peer-to-peer forums. She has performed poetry across the UK at the enemies project, PolyPLY and at The Other Room, and was resident at the Banff Arts Centre, Canada in 2013.
She has a BA Fine Arts (hons) from Goldsmiths College, University of London, an MA in Writing Poetry and an MFA in Creative Writing from Kingston University. Alison has taught Creative Writing and Art and Design at Kingston University, Metropolitan University London, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts and for the British Council in Athens, Greece.
Alison is currently a PhD Researcher in Poetics at Royal Holloway, University of London
and is a studio artist at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge.
Alison’s work explores and demonstrates the concepts of language, visual arts practices and performance as methods for wrting poetry, creating mulit-media live performances, texts, dialogues and art objects
She is currently a PhD Researcher in Poetics at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research project focuses on creative processes, production, experimental methods and critical theories shared by visual artists and poets to produce poetic outcomes.
Alison has collaborated with a number of artists, designers and choreographers to develop methods of shared creative practice through the production of diagrams, text, sound recording, posters, essays, dialogues, and performances.
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