Volupte: 22 Constructions for Ewald Matare

Research output: Other contribution


The sequence began life as a series of titles taken from an exhibition of work by Ewald Matare in Bad Homburg. Ewald had produced a series of variations on a simple motif often reducing cows to geometrical shapes. The sequence is what Eric Mottram called a 'locatory action', but with affiliations to procedural poetry and to what Adrian Clarke has called 'London neo-formalism'. It is an exploration of a non-urban poetics through attention to pre-historic land-use and its shaping of landscape, to the prehistoric origins of art-making, to the basic elements of art practice, and through a deliberate openness to all the senses.
Original languageEnglish
TypePoetry sequence
Media of outputPrint
PublisherLong Poem Magazine
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 20 May 2021


  • poetry
  • politics
  • geography
  • landscape
  • land-use
  • art practice
  • perception
  • labour
  • community
  • austerity
  • relations

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