University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
The Present Tense of Writing
The conference subject is Writing.
Not the written, not to write, but simply the doing of writing. Here
the act of writing is the act of summoning the work. What might this
mean then for a body of writing – a body of doing as opposed to a body
of the written? In exploring this relationship between writing and
doing, I will present spoken words which focus on images of two
necessarily always ‘incomplete’ paintings. These works apply strategies
in which different ‘voices’ or ‘registers’ are written. The texts
themselves are positioned up, down, and/or mirrored in an approach to
get inside and behind themselves in a spatial/conceptual play.