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A Spirit Wife tour 2018

A Spirit Wife tour 2018

2018 A SPIRIT WIFE TOUR 24/3 – WORLDBRIDGER, Llanrhaedr (Ugandan permaculture benefit) 31/3 EOSTRE fest Y Dolydd 4/4 REGGAE INNOVATION, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire 13/4 The FACE of WATER, the FACE of SNOW with Jane Siberry (Freedom from Torture/Medecins Sans Frontiers benefit) In Good Hands Shrewsbury 6/5 WENLOCK POETRY FESTIVAL the Edge, Much Wenlock

PORTFOLIO: Image and Sound

Images, recording, processing, text, music and instrumental performance by Jonathan. An Oriole over the Tian Shan ~ ‘Birdtime’, Hong Kong Art’s Festival 6’17, Hong Kong City Hall.    9th June 1924 (for George Mallory and Andrew Irvine) ~ audience recording, Music, Myth and Realities festival, Bangkok 9’17.   Kupu Kupu Malam ~ Architecture Festival and...

PORTFOLIO: Perfomance Images, Bangkok ’17

Images from The Dim Lit Subterranea of the Ancient Mind, Bangkok, August 2017. Photographs by Jean Davide Caillouet and Gabriel Camelin. Soft warm wind on the worm brown water, a coiling slither from the deep green heartland, the Temple of Dawn sparkling in the darkness, water around and in everything. A hall painted with shifting...

PORTFOLIO: Images created for book ‘Lyric’

Images created for the Fairacre Press/Wenlock Poetry Festival volume Lyric    

PORTFOLIO: Postcards from the Road

Selections from my book Postcards from the Road, published by Chicago University Press/Intellect [more selections at see also ]   The Vesuvio Café, San Francisco, is old, like the district. During the Gold Rush, when Chinatown was threatened by the authorities, the shop owners shot at the council until they desisted. The...

PORTFOLIO: 4 recent images


PORTFOLIO: Vagabond Language – recorded moments toward a project


ArtsLab, Birmingham Midland Institute, with Poet Gregory Leadbetter

  A multi media performance with images, music and text from Jonathan and poetry from Gregory Leadbetter, whose volume ‘The Drift’ was recently published by Nine Arches Press.  
Vagabond Language tour '17

Vagabond Language tour ’17

Evelyn Waugh captures the evanescence of song so beautifully in these lines from Brideshead Revisited: Perhaps all our loves are merely hints and symbols; vagabond-language scrawled on gate-posts and paving-stones… We scrawl songs and stories as signs, for our selves and each other, of the mystery as we pass. They are joyful outbursts, full of...
Fundraising for 'World of Hope' Hothouse Flowers, Linda Thompson, Peggy Seeger, Lau, Kris Drever and the Oyster Band,

Fundraising for ‘World of Hope’ Hothouse Flowers, Linda Thompson, Peggy Seeger, Lau, Kris Drever and the Oyster Band,

                                Very happy to be able to support POSTCARDS FOR PEACE’s fundraising and awareness project A WORLD OF HOPE. Postcards for Peace works in peace, diversity and inclusion advocacy with young people around the world. The contributors pay tribute to the esteem...