Writing on performance art workshop

Gresol Art in Girona and La Bonne in Barcelona are collaborating to present a new performance and performance art workshop by Esther Ferrer as part of Intangible Environments. The performance is on 26 October 2019 at La Bonne. The workshop takes place 27-31 October 2019. I am contributing a session on writing about performance.  I last engaged…

The Anarchy

History offers so many fascinating true stories for a historical novelist to wind in with the fiction. I have just completed revisions to the manuscript of my final novel in the Conquest series on the life of the 12th century Welsh princess, Nest ferch Rhys. Some of the true bits in the new novel, The Anarchy, include…

Big small things

I have arrived in Madrid to work for a month in the art and ecology Microhabitable project, focused on issues of scale. My residency is hosted by Matadero Madrid who are co-organising Microhabitable with INLAND and the Serpentine Galleries.  I’m interested in entanglement and in the macrocosmic cycles of water and life and decomposition, which…

The Garden of Earthly Delights

I am starting an artist’s residency next week at Matadero in Madrid as part of the Microhabitable project, co-organised with Serpentine Galleries and INLAND. I’m intending to explore human and non-human entanglements through twitter fiction and a publication.  I will build on my previous published and installed texts – Meanda, The Water Age, Ink Tourettes. I’m interested to…

Story Portals

This weekend in Allenheads, Northumberland, a number of brief scifi stories are dotted around the village for visitors to find and step into another world, another time. You can read the stories here: The seven stories by Lisa Chatterjee, Rob La Frenais, Robert Good, Jake Tinsley, Tracey Warr, Ruby Watts and Liz Wells appear at…

Science fiction midsummer weekend

Art, science and science fiction in Northumberland for the Continuum Midsummer Weekend in Allenheads 22-23 June. Exhibitions, workshops, performances and a sunset to sunrise musical drone. I will be running a future fiction workshop with Rob La Frenais. Sun 23 June 1-2pm. Book at traceykwarr@gmail.com. We have organised a trail of future fiction portals around…

Long Weekend for Writers at Dartington

As part of Dartington’s Word Up! programme of short courses you can get away to a beautiful place to finish that book and learn how to get it published. This three day course will give you tips on how to get your manuscript finished and how to approach publishers. If you are thinking about self-publishing,…

The Midden – art and ecology

My most recent art publicationThe Midden is published by Finnish publishers, Garret and  HIAP, and designed by NODE, Berlin. I co-edited this exploration of contemporary art and ecology with Jenni Nurmenniemi and wrote one of the essays. Other essays are by Antti Salminen, Taru Elfving, Jussi Parikka and Jenni Nurmenniemi, along with two short texts by…