Patrick Farmer


Eclogues #2

Eclogues consists of 15 straws I once met, no… twice met. I can hardly say that I know them, and it would be insincere, I suppose, to subvert this comment … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Eclogues #1

I remember sitting in a cafĂ© some years ago and a friend telling me that in Virgil’s ‘Eclogues’, the sound of flowing water is often considered a nuisance. A new … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Residency at Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Lucky scamp that I am, I was fortunate enough to spend a week with David Lacey at the amazing Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh this July. We recorded and arranged … Continue reading

July 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Field Recording Archive

I’m slowly catching up with these last few months. And with that in mind, it seems apt to mention here that my field recording archive (a slog of freezing feet … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bittern Space, a Siskin, published by Edinburgh University Press

A commentary I wrote on my last few books, ‘Bittern Space, a Siskin’, has recently been published as part of a larger slew of essays, concerned with the relationships between … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Residency in Cork with David Lacey

I’m ecstatic to be able to say that the good David Lacey and I will be spending two weeks at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cork soon. I’ve no idea … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Documentation of The Patient

A good bunch of us put on our best garments and grappled with the beautiful pages of The Patient, a text score by Joseph Clayton Mills. A small cut of … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment