During the Festival, Perth Poet Jim Mackintosh is undertaking the role of PLATFORM Poet in Residence and will be visiting all the Festival events to tease out collaborations and create new work to be published during the Festival via a daily diary blog / Twitter / Instagram with the odd photograph and video along the way.
He will also be travelling the bus routes of Perth and Perthshire to engage with passengers, bus staff and anyone impacted by the bus routes to pen some new poems but importantly to encourage people to pen their own poems based on their travels and using text, e-mail, scraps of paper persuade them to submit their words so they can be pulled together and displayed or even published later in the year.
This Event is part of the wider Platform 2018 Festival
Platform (24-31 March 2018) is a contemporary art festival celebrating the best of Perth & Kinross’s artists, makers and creative industries. In this second year, Platform will give you a week of exhibitions, performance, music, talks and workshops to choose from in over 18 venues across Perth & Kinross.
Platform encourages artists and audiences to push their creative boundaries through collaboration, participation and trying something different.