Heather Phillipson – Whip-hot & Grippy



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Whip-hot & Grippy is a highly innovative ‘collection of possibilities in a state of emergency’. The first part is a series of long-form and sequenced poems punctuated by recurring muzak, advertising-speak, sex scenes, terrorism, broadcast media, consumption-anxiety, protest, and human-animal relations. The book culminates in more flinching, a multi-part poem first published and freely distributed in an exhibition which news of a military dog, shot in service, with the death of a pet dog.

Heather performed an exclusive reading of Whip-hot & Grippy with sound and video at VERVE 2020 which was simply incredible. We are enormous fans of her work both as a poet and an artist.

Price £12.00

ISBN: 9781780374673

Date: 25th April 2019

Format: Paperback

Extent: 128 pp


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