Mercy produces cutting-edge literature, arts and music spectacles, curate exhibitions, produce films and publish words and pictures in print and online.
Penned in the Margins is a literary and performing arts producer and independent publisher. Based in London’s East End, they specialise in contemporary poetry and spoken word, but operate across all artforms.
GemArts is a dynamic arts development organisation – they produce and programme new and exciting culturally diverse arts, by creating and developing high quality concerts, events, festivals, workshops and commissions with regional, national and international artists across all artforms. GemArts is promoting EVP at Sage Gateshead.
Rich Mix is a venue in East London that offers live music, film, dance, theatre, comedy, spoken word and a range of creative activities for people of all ages and all cultures. Rich Mix is the primary venue partner and is helping to develop EVP with subsidised rehearsal space.
Writers’ Centre Norwich is a literature development agency based in Norwich. They are interested in both the artistic and social impact of creative writing, and work with writers, readers and diverse communities on a wide range of ongoing and one off projects and events. WCN is promoting EVP at the Norwich & Norfolk Festival.
Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National Lottery. They support a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. ACE is the primary funders of EVP.
The Vox Lab documents James Wilkes’s poetry residency at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL. During the course of his residency, James has been researching the work of the Speech Communication Laboratory, exploring the possibilities that contemporary neuroscience holds for new ways of making poetry, and hosting public events and conversations. The residency is supported by the Wellcome Trust.