Humuskind – a text commissioned by Daniela Cascella for MAP magazine. Part of Cascella’s series, A Year of Carte Blanche and Other Chimeras.
Throwing Stones at Nothing – a chapter in a Routledge book of essays on Soundwalking, edited by Jacek Smolicki
〰 – a chapter in a Routledge book of essays on Aural Diversity, edited by Andrew Hugill and John Drever
The Motion of Flies – an essay in a special edition of the journal, Senses and Society, edited by Marie Thompson and myself, focussed on the Aesthetics of Tinnitus
The second in a series of essays about tinnitus. Published online as part of Issue 2 of the Socrates on the Beach Journal.
A Swedish translation of the abovementioned essay, published in Nutida Magazine.
An online essay (ostensibly the start of a series of essays about tinnitus), that is by extension concerned with the evolution of the jaw, the accidental discovery on the ossicles in 16th century Italy, speculative listening, etc. 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.