with ︎︎︎

Paul Hawkins aka Bob Modem



LE TEANGA  (With Language)

WORKS | COLLABORATIONS | PROJECTS

︎︎︎ SECOND STEP BRISTOL  - I’ve co-developed and co-deliver a lived-experience led training course, Staying Alive - Surviving Pain, Suicide & Self-injury for Second Step staff in 2021. I’ve also been running Poem Brut workshops for learners at Second Step Bristol’s Wellbeing College since 2020. Have a look at the remarkable new work made during these sessions here
︎︎︎ NeoptiCo Collectivfuture-facing visual poetry
︎︎︎ Rowan Evans & Paul Hawkins - 3 pieces performed live at the St John Sessions, Bristol
︎︎︎ Place Waste Dissent & Diisonance w/Steve Ryan - experimental, cut & paste protest collage [2nd edition expanded paperback]
︎︎︎ Jimmy Cauty’s Aftermath Dislocation Principle Riot Tour : June 21-24, Tottenham, London 2016 as part of the Tottenham stop, poets Paul Hawkins and Sam Berkson put on a spoken word, film and discussion night about recent riots and dissent in the UK in response to the ADP riot tour. The night featured an intro from Jimmy Cauty, poems by Sam Berkson and Paul Hawkins, screening from Fahim Alan's documentary Riots Reframed, a talk on direct action by activist Sheila Mennon and a panel discussion at the end with all speakers and Steve Lowe from L-13.
︎︎︎ Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Bristol - editor/contributor [paperback]
︎︎︎ St John Sessions - cassette/download of Run Logan Run curated performances includes Rowan Evans & Paul Hawkins, and Run Logan Run & Paul Hawkins
︎︎︎ Servant Drone w/Bruno Neiva - collaborative experimental poetry [paperback]
︎︎︎ The Secret of Good Posture w/Bruno Neiva - a pair of detourned pamphlets
︎︎︎ The Sidemen - sound workshops & performances w/Andrew McCutchion
︎︎︎ Unprepared Piano - The Sidemen curate sound interventions to dismantling pianos
︎︎︎ Boscombe Suite Boscombe - improvised soundtrack performance to film screening
︎︎︎ Split - w/artist Mark Lloyd
︎︎︎ ANATHEMA - experimental performance events in Bristol curated by Hesterglock Press | Moot Press | Sad Press
︎︎︎ Go Sift Omen - D. Patterson erased [paperback]
︎︎︎ Lou Ham: RAS - motor-racing/climate change cut-up sloganeering [paperback]
︎︎︎ Burning House Press - guest editor for the month of November: Facing Up to the Future
︎︎︎ Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Bristol - editor/contributor [paperback]
︎︎︎ Diisonance - collaborative artworks w/Steve Ryan as responses to Place Waste Dissent, exhibitions, performances, anthology, archived website, AC funded projects
︎︎︎ Anathemaw/Hesterglock Press, Sad Press & Moot Press curating experimental poetry events
︎︎︎ rout/e - chris turnbull's project of ongoing site specific poetry installations in Canada
︎︎︎ Archive of the Now - Paul H archived along with many, many more . . .
︎︎︎ Ring More Gack - improvised sound mapping [pamphlet]
︎︎︎ Contumacy - mapping the run-off's from Claremont Rd to Cameron, the experiments continue [paperback]
︎︎︎ Claremont Road - self-medicated visions of entropy & sensual returns [pamphlet]
︎︎︎ Hesterglock Press - publisher of mostly future-facing work, founded & co-run w/Sarer Scotthorne since 2013
︎︎︎ Untold Boscombe - locative community storytelling website
︎︎︎ Truculent Enigma - If This Is Your Best Shot Okra? sampled and made on a cheap laptop in 2007; gnoua-influenced electronica album [free download]

And a big, heartfelt thank you to all the generous, patient & wonderful human beings, artists, poets, musicians, writers who have persevered with me.


PUBLICATIONS

- Poetry
Go Sift Omen (Knives Forks & Spoons Press, 2019) by Paul Hawkins
Lou Ham: Racing Anthropocene Statements (Dostoyesvky Wannabe Original, 2018) by Paul Hawkins
Place Waste Dissent (Influx Press, 1st edition 2015) by Paul Hawkins SOLD OUTContumacy (Erbacce Press, 2014) by Paul Hawkins
Claremont Road (Erbacce Press, 2013) pamphlet by Paul Hawkins

- Visual Poetry

Ring More Gack 1 – 4 (Penteract Press, 2019) pamphlet by Paul Hawkins/Bob Modem
The Secret of Good Posture (Team Trident Press, 2016) w/Bruno Neiva, 2 pamphlets

- Collaborative

50 // fifty (Hesterglock Press, 2017) by Paul Hawkins & Michael Harford
The Secret of Good Posture (Team Trident Press, 2016) w/Bruno Neiva, 2 pamphlets
Servant Drone(Knives Forks & Spoons Press, 2019) by Bruno Neiva & Paul Hawkins
- Downloads

PWD live at Sanctum, Bristol
St John Sessions compilation (ltd. edition cassette /download, 2017) live w/Rowan Evans & live w/Run Logan Run
Truculent Enigma - If This Is Your Best Shot Okra? sampled & made on a cheap laptop in 2007 - Gnoua-influenced electronica album : free download

- Poetry in selected anthologies/magazines

-SCARE-DEVIL- (Tangerine Press, 2019) contributor ‘homesick’
Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Bristol (DW, 2018) guest editor/contributor
ZARF #10 : The Vacuum of        Costa Rica
DIISONANCE anthology (Hesterglock Press, 2017) curator, editor & contributor
Ars Poetica 2017 International Poetry Festival Anthology (Ars Poetica 2017) performer/contributor
DIISONANCE anthology (Hesterglock Press, 2017) curator, editor & contributor w/Emteaz Hussein
Maintenant 9 (Three Rooms Press, 2015) contributor w/Bruno Neiva
original plus DUB (Hesterglock Press, 2019) co-editor/contributor
Felt – Aesthetics of Grey (Zeno Press, 2018) contributor
DIISONANCE anthology (Hesterglock Press, 2017) curator, editor & contributor

see also onlineworks & Gan Teanga books