Print in Conversation: The Printed Poetry Project with Steven J Fowler: poet, writer and artist (13 May 2021)


Thursday 13 May
12.30pm – 1.15pm

A free, open session for anyone to join. Part of the Art of the Maker event series.

An informal lunchtime public engagement session, talking candidly with poet, writer and artist, Steven J Fowler about his collaborative research project-in-progress with the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR), UWE, Bristol. We will discuss Steven’s experience so far, in terms of the development of our project ideas and how the work has developed during the course of the week. We will explain how we are using the craft of type-setting and the process of letterpress printing in relation to the haptic production of the printed word within contemporary publishing activities. They’ll be time for Q&A, too!

The session will take place via the online platform Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. For access, just click the link below and follow instructions. Please note: Blackboard only supports the most recent versions of Chrome, Firefox. Mobile may be different. Blackboard usually asks for permission to use mic/camera, blocking this can cause issues.

Link to join Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session:  https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/3b567b63548542b1a33a4ac5f056a6d8

Steven J Fowler is a multidisciplinary artist who works between poetry, theatre, film-making, visual arts and performance. He curates many live literature events around the UK and Europe: founder of the European Poetry Festival and currently, Director of Writers’ Centre Kingston, Kingston University, London.

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