Abigail Child

Abigail Child is an award-winning writer and artist who has been at the forefront of experimental film and poetry since the 1980s, having completed over thirty film and video works and installations, and more than seven books. Child is an acknowledged innovator in montage, whose films address the interplay of sound and image in the context of reshaping narrative tropes, anticipating many contemporary and future media concerns. Her recent art includes multiscreen installations and an experimental feature, UNBOUND: Scenes from the Life of Mary Shelley, shot in Italy. Her newest book of collected poems, Mouth to Mouth, is forthcoming from Eoagh Press, 2014.

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