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ABOUT
CLAIRE FINCH IS AN EXPERIMENTAL WRITER & PERFORMER. THEIR BOOKS INCLUDE I LIE ON THE FLOOR (AFTER 8 BOOKS 2021), KATHY ACKER 1971-1975 (EDITIONS ISMAEL 2019) AND CONTRIBUTIONS IN LETTRES AUX JEUNES POETESSES (L’ARCHE 2021) AND SOME FABULOUS WEIRD ART PUBLICATIONS LIKE FÉROS AND DISPERSANTX. 

THEIR RECENT PERFORMANCES INCLUDE:  NOTHING ENDS (WITH LOUISE SIFFERT, CAPC BORDEAUX 2021), JE VEUX DÉGUEULER (BBB CENTRE D’ART 2021), SLIME & CRIME (WITH CLÉMENT GAGLIANO) IVÉCO NU 2021), (RE)PRODUIRE (WITH RERQ, POINT ÉPHÉMÈRE 2020). 

THEY’VE TRANSLATED INTO FRENCH LISA ROBERTSON (DEBBIE UNE ÉPOPÉE, JOCA SERIA 2021) AND KATHY ACKER (STRIPPER DISINTEGRATION, ED. SUCK CAMPARI DYKE 2019). 

THEY GIVE HYBRID LECTURES ON THEMES LIKE DILDOS AND VOMIT AS LITERARY TECHNOLOGIES, LIKE THE ONES THAT THEY GAVE AT UNIVERSITAT DER KUNSTE BERLIN (“LIVID RESIDUE” 2021), OR THE ICA LONDON (“ARE YOU SURPRISED KATHY ACKER IS AN ARIES BECAUSE I’M NOT” 2019) OR BADISCHER KUNSTVEREIN KARLSRUHE (“MY CONSTRUCT: A CUNT” 2018).

THEY HAVE TAUGHT WORKSHOPS ON LITERARY PIRACY, QUEER PEDAGOGY, AND HYBRID PERFORMANCE AT ÉCOLE DES BEAUX ARTS DE VALENCE, ÉCOLE DES BEAUX ARTS DE BORDEAUX, VILLA ARSON NICE, ESPACE KHIASMA LILAS, SYNDICAT POTENTIEL STRASBOURG, TRANSPALETTE BOURGES. 

THEIR SCHOLARLY RESEARCH ON THE SM CONTRACT AS A LITERARY FORM AND ALSO THE WORK OF KATHY ACKER AND HÉLÈNE CIXOUS HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN LITTERATURE, GENDER FORUM, NEW FORMATIONS.  

THEY’RE PART OF THE QUEER & NONBINARY & DYKE COLLECTIVE RER Q AND TOGETHER THEY’VE TOURED SPREADING RADICAL QUEER PORNOGRAPHIC TENDERNESS AND POETRY (CENTRE POMPIDOU FRANCE, MIMOSA HOUSE LONDON, L-FEST & MIDIS DE LA POÉSIE BRUSSELS, LE LAVOIR PUBLIC LYON)


2021 CLAIRE FINCH