An online essay, concerned with the evolution of the jaw, the accidental discovery on the ossicles in 16th century Italy, speculative listening and much more besides, published by Zeno Press.
A series of poems about the votive etymology of oscillation, published in Disonare magazine.
Trevor Simmons and I continue our bestial saga with three frottaging badgers.
Azimuth, the Ecology of an Ear SOLD OUT
A sister to Listening and its not, Azimuth is an attempt to communicate with others by dismantling the appendage on which I most rely to communicate. A collaborative publication that rends the ear into 15 holes in order to make of them something new.
A new book about friendship and memory that is also a response to ‘Mass’, an exhibition by Lotti V Closs. Published by Compost and Height
A commentary on some of my work, part of ‘Writing the Field’, published by Edinburgh University Press, curated by Will Montgomery and Stephen Benson.
A gallery catalogue from a show by Danny McCarthy, to which Helen Frosi and I contributed a text titled, ‘Nine Skies’.
A series of realisations, published by SARU and Compost and Height, by Jeph Jerman, Amelia Ishmael, David Stent, Daniela Cascella, and others, responding to a text score.
Written as part of a project with Forestry Commission England and Sound and Music
To find out more about this book, please see a recently published discussion, Brief Interludes into Tendency, with Mark Peter Wright, which also concerns his publication – Tasked To Hear, and Joseph Clayton Mill’s cogent response.
To Node and Undulate
A response to Daniela Cascella’s F.M.R.L. with Trevor Simmons
This Has Already Had A History
Part of a series of texts, curated by Compost and Height, of composers writing about their works.
He was quite blank / He assured me
Re-application of a talk I gave at a SARU symposium in Oxford, He was quite blank is a rumination on sleep in childhood, and is part of the second edition of the wonderful Reductive Journal, also featuring pieces by Jo Mills, Manfred Werder, etc.
The PDF also features a reading of this work.
Wild horses think of nothing else the sea .
Written during a 6 week walk of the Welsh Coast.
O left ear.
A series of typewritten observations & drafts written in the alkaline marshland of the Fens.
Published by Henry Magazine.
Ones Crackling Skin to the Screaming Jowl.
Stemming from a walk of the welsh coast and interpretations of St Jerome reading in the landscape, a prolonged attempt at charming the amorous ear.
Published by Noch.
The observation of a star of a specific constellation.
The first in a series of chance interpretations of objects and their geographies.
Published by Compost and Height.
Liner notes for Stefan Thut’s two strings and boxes
I was lucky enough to spend some time with Stefan at the Significant Landscapes festival in Oxford last November. I took part in a realisation of his score, seven and three boxes. The writing that accompanies this release was largely informed by this experience.
Published by Flexion Records.
try i bark limited edition prints
To coincide with the publication of my first book by Compost and Height and Organised Music from Thessaloniki I have designed 22 limited edition prints of pinhole photography and hand typed composites.
try i bark
Limited to an edition of 120, try i bark is the result of Farmer’s stay in the Estonian parish of Mooste, where he was the MOKS artist in residence during summer 2011.