Friday, 22 April 2011

Zoe Skoulding & Alan Holmes

Zoe Skoulding & Alan Holmes performance at Arts for the Earth from Peter Morgan on Vimeo.

Excerpt of a performance at the Green Room, Porthcawl. Presented by Arts for the Earth. 4th February 2011. Nick Clements began the evening with a talk about creativity and his work.

Zoƫ Skoulding is a poet and editor, now in charge of the international
quarterly, ‘Poetry Wales’. Zoe’s latest book, ‘Remains of a Future City’ (Seren)
was on the “Welsh Book of the Year list, 2008.

One of the most exciting aspects of Zoe’s work is her combination of poetry
with experimental soundscapes, based on collaborations with many

One of these is Alan Holmes, who has played in a host of adventurous rock
groups in Wales, including Ectogram, and is praised by critics for his “sheer
inventiveness.” This is Alan’s first visit to Porthcawl, an occasion modern
music-lovers should not miss.

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