During a reading I tore out pages from experimental collage cut-up book, Place Waste Dissent (Influx Press 2015) and gave them out to the audience as gifts. I then invited everyone to read the text simultaneously from the page(s). Recorded at The Square Club, Bristol on May 30.
April 6: a short film of me reading from Servant Drone at The Arnolfini, Bristol 19:00 free, The launch of SJ Fowler’s latest poetry collection ‘The Guide to Being Bear Aware’ from Bristol-based Shearsman Books, featuring performances and readings from Fowler and guest readers John Hall, Holly Corfield Carr, Paul Hawkins & Phil Owen.
a short film by Lisa Lorenz (Team Trident Press, Nous Magazine) of the launch in Manchester of The Secret of Good Posture by me & bruno. more details here
Me reading from Place Waste Dissent (Influx Press) at Sanctum, Bristol and filmed by Andrew Neil Hayes. Sanctum was a Theaster Gates/Situations UK project. From 6pm on Thursday 29th October 2016 Sanctum hosted a continuous programme of sound over 552 hours until Saturday 21st November, sustained by performers, musicians and bands, spoken word artists and the visiting casts of theatre productions in Bristol.
Servant Drone is an experimental poetry collaboration between bruno neiva and Paul Hawkins, published by Knives Forks and Spoons Press. This is #17 filmed at the Bristol launch at Bloom and Curll Bookshop on Friday March 25th 2016. Paul is reading his text, with Sarer Scotthorne reading bruno's text. With special thanks to Sarer Scotthorne for reading bruno's text and enabling the launch to have a collaborative edge, and to the BOA for their generous support.