About the Formerly touring exhibition
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About the Formerly touring exhibition

“Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London” is based around a cycle of 14 sonnets written by Tamar Yoseloff in response to a series of photographs by Vici MacDonald. • The project comprises a limited edition chapbook and poster, poetry banners, field trip documentation, a map and guide, a reader participation project, and a sound performance. … Continue reading

About the banners
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About the banners

Formerly is exhibited on scroll-like banners to echo its transient subject matter and fit a variety of spaces • The poems and photos of Formerly are designed to work together in a variety of forms and environments. For display, a set of long, scroll-like banners was created – an informal format ensuring easy installation and … Continue reading

About the self-guided project
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About the self-guided project

You are Here is a self-guided project inviting responses to the cityscape and the Formerly exhibition • As a tutor of creative writing, Tamar Yoseloff wished to encourage viewers of the Formerly exhibition to make their own poetic journeys, using the South Bank’s brutalist, grittily vibrant surroundings as a starting point. The result was You … Continue reading

Poetry Library exhibition
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Poetry Library exhibition

The second showing of Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London was in the exhibition space of the  Saison Poetry Library, located in the 5th floor of the Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank Centre. This large public space allowed expansion of the exhibition, with the addition of display cases recording a trip to revisit all Formerly‘s … Continue reading

Poetry Cafe exhibition
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Poetry Cafe exhibition

Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London had its inaugural show at The Poetry Café, part of the Poetry Society’s HQ in Covent Garden, London. The exhibition and book were launched with a soundscaped reading by Tamar Yoseloff and Douglas Benford on 21 June 2012, while the exhibition ran from 18 June to 14 July 2012. See below … Continue reading