OPEN poetry collection curated for Queensland Poetry Festival

The theme for the 2015 Queensland Poetry Festival is ‘Language is a virus from outer space’. I have been curating a project for the festival that responds to this theme and the future of poetry. <O>PEN will be available in a limited edition of 100 usbs at the festival bookshop.


It features provocative works by artists appearing at the festival this year:

With language as virus, the nature and format of <O>PEN means that the files are susceptible to sharing and editing. All works are licensed under Creative Commons Sharealike 4.0, so responses and remixes are very welcome.

<O>PEN will be launched officially during the Machines can do the work session on Saturday 29th August, 12:30pm in the Shopfront space of the Judith Wright Centre. Entry is free.