noticing them wherever i go, i now see the use
of computer images. text is
supported by images. images are augmented
with undefined. this means
that i am writing about nothing which is
behind Golden Ears sun-drenched the Pacific the Pacific
The recipient of the bpNichol Award for Distinction in Writing (2001), a.rawlings is a Canadian poet and multidisciplinary artist. She has worked with many arts organizations, including The Mercury Press, Lexiconjury Reading Series, Theatre Gargantua, and the TV series Heart of a Poet. rawlings also instructs sound, text, and movement workshops.
rawlings' first book, Wide slumber for lepidopterists (Coach House Books, 2006), was featured in The Globe and Mail’s top 100 books of 2006; it went on to receive an Alcuin Award for Design and was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Wide slumber was recently translated from page to stage for Harbourfront Centre’s Hatch: Emerging Performance Projects in Toronto. rawlings also co-edited the anthology Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury, 2005).
rawlings is on the board of directors for the multidisciplinary performance company bluemouth inc. and frequently collaborates with The Element Choir and other improvising musicians. As a recipient of a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, rawlings will spend part of 2009 and 2010 living in Belgium and Iceland, where she will continue work on her manuscripts EFHILMNORSTUVWY and Cochlea.
You can see more excerpts from Rule of Three at Other Cl/utter. Or you could just come to Logos on 2nd April, where angela will be performing with Isabeella Beumer and all those lovely robots. 14 sleeps till yaaaaaay!