An essay written aloud about dance, birth, sex and bug collecting as a child––with pictures.
For the MLA panel ‘Near whispers: The affects of proximate critique’
An essay written aloud on the curious courtships between psychology, the women’s liberation movement, population control, and ecology, which erupted in Northern California in 1968––with pictures.
An essay written aloud with pictures and sounds of the sea, one of four keynotes in honour of Hayden, along with Judith Butler, Susan Stewart, and Dipesh Chakrabarty.
An essay written aloud about Anne Frank, Chantal Akerman, my mother and adolescent writing.
A keynote as a part of the day-long event ‘Creative Methods/Creating Methodologies’, hosted by artist and writer Esther Teichmann.
‘Photogen and Nycteris’ is a fairy tale written and performed with pictures by Carol Mavor, and being presented as part of Performative Symposium at Baltic 39, Newcastle.
Grey is out of time: like an elephant’s hide, like a skyscraper’s height, like a blanket of dust, like the magnitude of the moon.
Sophie Collins is a poet, editor and translator. small white monkeys, a text on self-expression, self-help and shame, was published by Book Works in November 2017 as part of a commissioned residency at Glasgow Women’s Library. Carol Mavor is Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester. As Maggie Nelson writes of her latest book, Aurelia: Art and Literature through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale: ‘Forget whatever you previously associated with “fairy tales,” and enter Carol Mavor’s kaleidoscopic universe of art and literature.’
This event will be hosted by Vona Groarke, poet and teacher at the Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester. Further details can be found at the Facebook event
Time | Making | Space brings together practitioners from architectural design, music and filmmaking, whose work explores how time and the temporal in architecture is not simply a matter of measure.
As part of this event, Carol Mavor will screen and discuss her short film Fairy Tale Almost Blue (2012, twelve minutes).
Tickets from £12.00/£6.00 conc.
For this occasion, Carol Mavor will read her latest fairy tale, ‘Sweet Salt, Sale Dolce’, which is set within the circumstance of Amy Hauft’s testsite installation: Tender Glass. A printed edition of the story, entitled ‘Sweet Salt, Sale Dolce’, will be available at the opening.
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Carol Mavor will present select images from her most recent book: Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale.