Artist In Residence

Beginnings + Endings

Beginnings + Endings

I was asked to write something for the University’s online annual Burns Night on 25 January, responding to Burns’ views on environmental issues. You can watch my filmed reading again here, with my notes below – on how I approached the invitation, and of course, the poem that came out of it.

Solar poems for winter

Solar poems for winter

I’ve been developing a new sequence that I’m calling ‘solar panel’ poems. They are / will be semi-concrete (visual) in style, each taking the same square-ish (solar panel) form. The sequence may end up being called Attractors.

National Poetry Day: Rules of the Moon

National Poetry Day: Rules of the Moon

A lot of my thinking continues to be around our relationships to change, safety, un/certainty and risk in the face of climate emergency; and where these terms become highly subjective. Also around memory, imagination and time, as we sit on a hinge looking both forward...

Hello, and how to be (not a) jellyfish

Hello, and how to be (not a) jellyfish

I’m Rebecca Sharp, a writer and interdisciplinary artist, and the CEE’s inaugural Artist in Residence. I hail from Glasgow; lived over ten years in Liverpool before moving into north Fife in 2014. My core practice is as a writer – plays since 2001, and poetry, some...

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