Spike Island

Listen to One Night Stand: Readings

Earlier this month we hosted One Night Stand: Readings, a salon evening featuring artists and writers who move across boundaries and genre. From a poet to a visual artist via a live performer with a sideline in fiction and a novelist who also produces plays, the event traced the many ways in which language is being used in contemporary creative practices.

Each invited guest, accompanied only by a microphone and spotlight, presented a piece that may have been created for the printed page, the theatre or the setting of the gallery. Here are a few highlights...