Estuary Poem for Wyndham Lewis

Robert Montgomery (UK)

POSTCITY, Bunker / Basememt, Ars Electronica Gallery Spaces, Säulenhalle

A memorial fire-poem to Wyndham Lewis at the point in which the River Thames, having left London, meets the North Sea. This work is both a ceremonial elegy to Lewis (an important figure in British Modernism and the editor of the concrete poetry journal BLAST) and an updating of his phrase “Enemies of the Stars” for the age of ecological crisis. It seems that we have now all become the enemies of the icebergs and the stars…


Project Credits:

  • Courtesy Robert Montgomery Studio