We Are In-Residence at Unearth Science Festival!

We are still buzzing from last night's Experimental Words at Chicago Botanic Garden - five phenomenal sci-poetry performances in front of an electric crowd! More on that later, but for now Sam and I are poets-in-residence at the Unearth Science Festival. 

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José Olivarez & Krissa Skogen: This Is Science

We're well underway with Experimental Words in Chicago, and we're super excited to see what our poet-scientist pairings produce at the show on Friday night. In the meantime, here's another poem from one of the pairs: the poet José Olivarez and the scientist Krissa Skogen with 'This Is Science'. 

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Holmes & Watson & Sam & Dan

Sam and I are on tour with our new show Holmes and Watson: The Case of the Rhyming Crime. They play has been developed with support from Inn Crowd, who make work happen in rural pubs across the South East and East of England. Our show opened last night at the delightful Wheatsheaf in Holt, Norfolk.

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Keith Jarrett & Jess Wade: This Is Science

The Experimental Words London show is nearly here! Next Monday our intrepid poets and scientists will debut brand new micro-performances at Springer Nature, exploring research through spoken word. The two previous shows in Manchester and Canterbury have been incredible and sold out, so make sure to grab your free ticket now if you're planning on coming! In the meantime, here's poet Keith Jarrett's take on This Is Science, which he wrote when paired with Dr. Jess Wade. 

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Jasmine Chatfield & Alex Holsgrove: This Is Science

Another stonkingly good This Is Science poem written for Experimental Words! It's hard to believe that these poems are the result of just 45 minutes of collaboration between a scientist and a poet who have just met. This time around it's Jasmine Chatfield and self-described "mitochondria fiend" Alex Holsgrove. Enjoy this one, and check out some of the other poems our scientist and poets have created together. 

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