CALL FOR WORK: SALON DE TEXTES 2 – ‘the rhythm of fragments’


SALON DE TEXTES 2 – ‘the rhythm of fragments
45a Chapel Street, Penzance, TR18 4AQ UK
This is a call out for the second salon de textes event, an intimate spoken word showcase and exhibition of art responding to selected spoken texts. We are inviting artists to listen to the recorded texts listed below and to respond with new or existing works.

Nigel Bispham ‘Your words’ Click here
Rene Crouch ‘Nightscape’ Click here
Mac Dunlop ‘Job For Life-less’ Click here
Maura Hazelden ‘Pride & Prejudice: movement: past, possible, present plus letters: verbs’ Click here
Anna Keleher ‘This place has seen’ Click here
Mark Leahy “Hello! This is a test” Click here
Jim Pope ‘The poet’ Click here
Cathy Preston ‘The time has come’ Click here & ‘When life flips that switch’ Click here
Fi Read ‘Tequila’ Click here & ‘Portsmouth to Penzance’ Click here
Alex Rogers ‘shoulds…his merry men’ Click here
Jill Whall ‘Jackdaws’ Click here & ‘Mother & child’ Click here

Application Guidelines
We welcome new works or existing work if it has a particular resonance with one of the recordings. Proposed work should use fragments of the recorded spoken texts within them. Artists may use any media although scale must be kept within 1 metre square. Applicants should email a brief proposal, or description of work, outlining dimensions, medium, and no more than 3 jpegs to Delpha

Deadline for applications: Sat 5th April. Works to be delivered / installed for hang from 6th – 10th April.

The show will continue for 2 weeks after the salon event. This project is curated by Delpha Hudson in association with other independent artists and CAZ.
The project is supported by ALIAS’ series Artists’ Hubs taking place across Cornwall.

For More information about the rhythm of fragments: Click here
Facebook page: Click here

Full guidelines: Click Here

CAZ & ALIASe: w:

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