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A Festive Message From Apples and Snakes

A Festive Message From Apples and Snakes

 

Dear family and friends,

Squabbling over the advent calendar in the office has begun so it must mean it’s December and, unbelievably, we are on the countdown to the end of the year.

It’s whizzed by again, jam-packed with fabulous events, poets, and projectstoo numerous to mention. Once again we have been lucky enough to work with a wide range of partner organisations, from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics to the National Portrait Gallery to Latitude Festival to Free Word, delivering our diverse programme across the country.

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Kayo Chingonyi: Naming something that is at the limits of naming

Kayo Chingonyi: Naming something that is at the limits of naming

Kayo Chingonyi, poet in residence at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, explores the concept of naturalness in relation to language…

As part of my role as commissioned poet for the Nuffield Council on Bioethicsnaturalness project, I’ve been thinking a lot about how we use language and also how language resists these uses. Many of the questions and comments that came out of the recent roundtable hosted by the Council (at which they introduced a draft of their report on the way the terms ‘natural’ and …

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