Monet Monet Monet – Wayne Sleeth

9781910578278 Wayne Sleeth (born 1966) is a British contemporary artist living and working in France . In 1987 he visited Claude Monet’s estate at Giverny. In 2015 he embarked on a new, and on-running, series of paintings inspired by a profound appreciation of Monet’s work, in particular his ‘Nymphéas’ paintings.

To coincide with his appearance at Art3f, the Salon International d’Art Contemporain in Metz, France, and his simultaneous participation in the ’20 in 15’ project and exhibition at Mine Gallery in London in March 2016, the artist reveals a thematic part of his more recent production, physically in both Metz and London, and here in a richly-illustrated chapbook mirroring his own words and those of one of his ‘mentors’ in painting, Claude Monet.
www.waynesleeth.com

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Wayne Sleeth
Published February 2016
ISBN  978-1-910578-27-8
A6 Size
16 printed pages
Colour
Chapbook 10
SLB036
Price – £2

 

 

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Glovewatch: The Lost Gloves of Seething – Robin Hutchinson

Glovewatch_2016In December 2014 a single glove started a passion. Robin Hutchinson just wondered how many single gloves there might be lost in the Surbiton area. To discover an answer he asked people via Facebook to look for and record any sightings. Over a period of five months 819 were spotted. In November 2015 Robin decided to repeat the experiment but introduced a ‘glove spotting’ season running from the 1st of December to the 31st January.

The result from the Glovewatch 2015/16 Season is a remarkable 692 Lost Gloves of Seething.
If you want to join in the 2016/17 season then ‘like’ the Glovewatch – The Lost Gloves of Seething page on Facebook.

Note to readers – Seething is a ‘state’ dedicated to using creativity to bring people together. It is open to everyone to join in whenever and wherever they like. We believe that by creating things and bringing people together through that activity we can release talents and energies in our varied communities.

BUY  Glovewatch 2016 (£2 + £1.20 P&P to UK Address)
Robin Hutchinson
Published February 2016
ISBN  978-1-910578-26-1
A6 Size,
Fold out A3 poster, 5 sides
Colour
Seething Chapbook 2
SLB035
£2

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The Ghost And The Dog – Simon La Brea

9781910578247_aA short story written in free narrative verse, this farce is based on true events. The identities of the guilty and locations have been changed. Simon La Brea is an author and has had short stories published under a pseudonym in the more distant past. He has also written several unpublished novels, novellas, poetry and essays.

Author’s Note
This short story is written in the form of narrative verse, common in medieval times but all too rare in the modern age. Geoffrey Chaucer, through his Canterbury Tales, is the best known exemplar of this style. It lends itself superbly to a comic tale or even farce such as is presented here. The present example is in free verse and rhyme, unlike past practice which generally employed iambic pentameter.

Simon La Brea’s Literary Page is available on Facebook. Follow Simon La Brea on Twitter at @Simon_LaBrea

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Simon La Brea
Published February 2016
ISBN  978-1-910578-24-7
A6 Size
16 printed pages
Colour
Illustrations by Alban Low
Chapbook 9
SLB033
Price – £2

Pasta Prose 2016 – Robin Hutchinson

Pasta_Prose_2016_Alphabetti_Spaghetti_Challenge_SeethingAre you a pasta poet or spaghetti writer? Could you face the Alphabetti Spaghetti Challenge? One tin and twenty minutes to compose your best. When it’s over you can eat your own words – on toast. Every year as a way to combat ‘Blue Monday’, the most depressing day of the year, poets all over the world open tins of Alphabetti Spaghetti and get inspired.

The 2016 Alphabetti Spaghetti Challenge was held at Woody’s Bar in Kingston-upon-Thames on the 18th January 2016. The Hungry Poets included Philippa Willes, Simone Kay, Matthew Lloyd, Alex Moss, Louise Wood, Alban Low, Peter S Smith, Richard Stickney, Phil Wood, Hattie Thomas, Molly Freeman, Josh Hayes, Jack Dimes, Nick Chan,  Sam Brown, Noel Parachute, Fairy, Jackie Kaye, Debbie Stubbington, Andy Currums.

Robin Hutchinson is a founding trustee/director of The Rose Theatre, Kingston, director of The Community Brain CIC and chair of the charity Creative Youth, organisers of the
International Youth Arts Festival in Kingston.

Pasta Prose 2016 is the first in a new chapbook series with the inspirational community of  Seething. Seething is a State dedicated to using creativity to bring people together. It is open to everyone to join in whenever and wherever they like. They believe that by creating things and bringing people together you can release talents and energies in a community in a positive, engaging and sharing way. We support that philosophy whole heartedly here at Sampson Low.
Seething Website

BUY Pasta Prose  (£2 + £1.20 P&P to UK Address)
Robin Hutchinson and the Hungry Poets
Published January 2016
ISBN  978-1-910578-23-0
A6 Size
16 printed pages
Colour
Seething Chapbook 1
SLB032
£2

5 Star Review *****
“If this isn’t the best volume of pasta prose I’ll eat my words.”
Tony Williams ‏
01/02/2016