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Poetry School: On Verticality with JR Carpenter (Online)
Thu 16 Sep 2021 to Thu 9 Dec 2021
Break free from the two-dimensional surface and explore the dizzying heights of verticality in your writing.

This masterclass will ask questions about verticality. For much of human history we have crept along the surface of this planet. How has verticality altered human perception?

In Spinal Catastrophism: A Secret History, Thomas Moynihan argues that we were never meant to walk upright. We were never meant to eat with implements. Posture and language are accidents. 

Let’s think about heights and depths beyond the scale of the human body, unattainable for humans without technology. A sheer drop, from cloud top to ocean floor, from the spinal column to the earth’s molten core.

Masterclasses are an expanded version of our International courses, with a much deeper consideration of technical craft and critical theory.

These 12 week courses (maximum 10 places) are for advanced students only. There are no live chats and they are suitable for UK and International students.

JR Carpenter is a UK-based artist, writer, performer, and researcher working across performance, print, and digital media. Her pioneering works of digital art and literature have been presented in museums, galleries, and festivals around the world. 

Dates: 16 September - 9 December 2021
Location: Online
Cost: £186

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