Edward Picot
Since 2002
Works in Cranbrook United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BIO
Edward Picot lives in the UK with his wife and one daughter. He was born in 1958. He self-publishes works of hyperliterature and has written criticism for the P N Review (a UK-based literary print magazine), Slope and trAce. He has edited the first Slope Hyperliterature Issue (Spring 2003). His website is at http://www.edwardpicot.com
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EVENT

Interview with Joel Weishaus in Rain Taxi


Dates:
Mon Aug 02, 2010 00:00 - Mon Aug 02, 2010

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The third instalment of the Summer 2010 online edition of the literary journal Rain Taxi is now online at http://www.raintaxi.com/online/2010summer/, and it includes an interview which I conducted earlier this year with the new media writer, poet, scholar and philosopher Joel Weishaus. The starting-point for the interview is Joel's most recent complete work, The Gateless Gate (http://www.cddc.vt.edu/host/weishaus/Gate-R/Cover-R.htm), but it goes on to cover his other work, his artistic techniques, his influences and his introduction to new media writing back in the 1990s.

"Despite his experiments with HTML, Weishaus' writing has always retained a strong connection with traditional literature. His latest work, 'The Gateless Gate', is deliberately simple and book-like in its construction; it takes the form of a series of “double-page spreads,” with text on the left and a processed photographic image on the right. The texts do not describe the images and the images do not illustrate the texts, but they do share the same thematic preoccupations—notably dream-imagery, the natural world, prehistory, and prehistoric psychology."

http://www.raintaxi.com/online/2010summer/weishaus.shtml

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - Personal Website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange


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Dr Hairy in: Old Fashioned Medicine


Dates:
Mon Jul 05, 2010 00:00 - Mon Jul 05, 2010

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The fourth in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In this one, Dr Hairy tries to persuade one of his patients to lose weight - with hilarious results!

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/oldfashionedmedicine.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUdBHsW83bg ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the next couple of weeks.

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange


EVENT

London Churches, Part 3


Dates:
Fri Jun 18, 2010 00:00 - Fri Jun 18, 2010

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"Inside, it's suddenly evening, suddenly quiet. Almost subterranean. Little glowing lights, opulent gloom. Big smooth pillars. Grey daylight gleaming weakly in the windows, seemingly a long way off, as if the outside world has gone faint and distant. The way it does when you're lying in hospital, wondering if you'll ever get back there. Like my Dad last year, that evening on the ward, my last visit."

The third part of a hyperfiction based on visits to churches in the City of London. Part 3 takes in the following:

St Helen's
St Andrew Undershaft
St Ethelberga
St Botolph without Bishopsgate

To view the London Churches project, go to www.londonchurches.org .

- Edward Picot

http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange


EVENT

The BP/Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster


Dates:
Tue Jun 01, 2010 00:00 - Tue Jun 01, 2010

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The oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has been bothering me so much that I've now uploaded a web page about it at http://edwardpicot.com/bpoil .

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange


EVENT

Dr Hairy's Address to the Nation (election special)


Dates:
Fri Apr 30, 2010 00:00 - Fri Apr 30, 2010

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The third in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In time for the General Election, Dr Hairy inexplicably takes it upon himself to share his philosophical and political views with the nation - with hilarious results!

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/election.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA83Kf4IxQI ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) from early next week.

- Edward Picot
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange