ART

MEN FALLING – EXETER PHOENIX / RAMM, 2021

Two newly commissioned poems responding to artworks on show at RAMM and Exeter Phoenix. The poems were twinned and on display simultaneously. 

LONDON DESIGN MUSEUM – HOME FUTURES, 2019

Part of a major performance work by artist Linder Sterling

Linder Sterling

Music by Maxwell Sterling 
Musicians: Vanessa Bedoret, Naima Karlsson, Kenichi Iwasa and Maxwell Sterling 

Poet: Ella Frears
Costumes: Louise Gray & CSM 

(Ella’s costume by Zu Szarlata)

TATE ST IVES –

THE SIX PILLARS OF MODERNISM, 2017-18

 A collaborative site-specific installation with artist Ben Sanderson in the new space at Tate St Ives. Ben and Ella created a modernist lounge, including a 120m²  ‘modernist’ carpet (hand-cut and installed by the artists), and six poems exploring the tenets of modernism displayed on pillars. 

CLASH DE CARTIER, SELFRIDGES, 2019

Writing tiny poems for Cartier in the Selfridges window as part of their Clash de Cartier popup. Summer 2019.

THE BARBICAN

Poem commissioned in response to the 1979 film ‘The Warriors’. Performed with screening of the film at the Barbican. Part of Inua Ellams’ Poetry & Film Hack.