CYMA research mixtape

I’m into the research phase of my ACE-funded poetry project (working title CYMA) and wanted to share the many brilliant sources that are inspiring and informing me along the way. I’ll update this list over the course of the project.

Audio sources

Books and written sources

  • Sascha A. Akhtar, The Grimoire of Grimalkin (Cambridge: Salt, 2007)
  • Francis Bacon, The New Atlantis (1627) in Three Early Modern Utopias (Oxford: OUP, 2008)
  • Stephen Benson and Will Montgomery (eds.), Writing The Field Recording: Sound, Word, Environment (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2018)
  • Basil Bunting, Briggflatts (Hexham: Bloodaxe, 2009)
  • John Cage, Silence: Lectures and Writings (London: Marion Boyars Publishing, 1994)
  • Antony Vahni Capildeo, Like A Tree Walking (Manchester: Carcanet, 2021)
  • The Centre for Deep Listening, A Year of Deep Listening instagram campaign
  • Jean-Luc Champerret, The Lascaux Notebooks, translated by Philip Terry (Manchester: Carcanet, 2022)
  • CRiSAP blog
  • Steven Roger Fischer, A History of Writing (Bury St. Edmunds: Reaktion Books, 2001)
  • W. S. Graham, New Collected Poems (London: Faber, 2004)
  • Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle, In The Field: The Art of Field Recording (Uniform Books, 2011)
  • Listening Across Disciplines project (2018-2022)
  • Michael Nardone (ed.), OEI #98-99: Aural Poetics, 2023
  • Lorine Niedecker, Collected Poems, edited by Jenny Penberty (Berkley: University of California Press, 2002)
  • Norfolk Record Office, Guide to Oral History
  • The Oral History Society (UK)
  • Alice Oswald, A Sleepwalk on the Severn (London: Faber, 2009)
  • Pauline Oliveros, Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice (iUniverse, 2014)
  • Pauline Oliveros, Quantum Listening (London: Ignota, 2022)
  • Daphne Oram, An Individual Note: of Music, Sound and Electronics (Anomie Academic, 2016, reprint 2021)
  • Denise Riley, Time Lived, Without Its Flow (London: Picador, 2019)
  • Charles Simmonds and Lucy Lippard, Cracking (Cologne and New York: Walther K├Ânig, 1977)
  • John Yau, various poems

Visual, AV, exhibition and event sources

  • Kym Cox, Bubble Beats
  • Land Art Collective, soil chromatography workshop with Hannah Fletcher, April 2023, online
  • Richard Long, various works
  • Diemo Schwarz and User Studio, Dirty Tangible Interfaces