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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Experimental Words: Two Shows Down, One To Go!

Two Experimental Words shows down - and one to go! Manchester and Canterbury were both incredible, as our poets and scientists dug deep to create brilliant new performances. We've had a sustainability gameshow, a performative lecture on the totally real science of phrenology, and candida fungus literally threatening us on-stage. The London show is coming up - why not get your FREE tickets right now? In the meantime check out a poem one of our audience members wrote during the interval. 

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Neelam Saredia & Neil Kad: This Is Science

One final This Is Science poem from the Canterbury edition of Experimental Words. Our pairing of the superb poet Neelam Saredia and the awesome molecular biophysicist scientist Dr. Neil Kad has led to this fun, speed-written poem. You can see Neil and Neelam (Neilam?) tonight at the Cathedral Lodge with a brand new spoken word performance. Get your tickets now!

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Helen Seymour & Alessia Buscaino: This Is Science

It's tomorrow, everyone! Experimental Words hits Canterbury with an explosive force of science-infused spoken word. We can't wait to see what our poetry and scientist pairings have created for Canterbury Festival, and the epic surroundings of the Cathedral Lodge will be an amazing backdrop to showcase their performances. Enjoy this warm-up poem from Helen Seymour and Dr Alessia Buscaino - and then grab yourself a ticket to the show!

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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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Kieren King & Dan Poole: This Is Science

Here's another quick-response poem with the title This Is Science from Manchester's Experimental Words pairing session, following on from this one by Elise and Pippa. Read poet Kieren King and Dr. Daniel Poole's delicious(?) response to the prompt!

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