Reader in Residence Ryan van Winkle discusses Blake’s ‘The Sick Rose’ with sculptor Michael Bowdidge, musing on the relationship of poetry to art and how this informs his practice, and touches upon what it means to be a donkey. Poet Robert Alan Jamieson reflects on his recent collection of poems and photographs, Nort Atlantik Drift, and shares an audio excerpt from his DVD of the same name. And Edinburgh band Saint Jude’s Infirmary share their views on poetry, music and Scotland, as well as the track ‘Tacoma Radar’ from their recently released album This Has Been The Death Of Us. Incidental music by Ewen Maclean. Produced by Colin Fraser.
First published 31 August, 2009