October Happening- Photo Review

Kurilpa Poets

“October Happening”

featuring Feature Poet

Eleanor Jackson

and unsuspected artist

Brian Gilmore

and the Open Mic Poets of Kurilpa.

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Feature Poet Eleanor Jackson; the Woman in White

Twas a fine day and a fair crowd gathered

for the Kurilpa Poets’ October Word Happening

The usual suspects mingled with new faces,

as Eleanor Jackson, a cool vision in white

enchanted and charmed her audience,

with her quiet, but clear delivery, devoid of

any showy theatrics.

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“The time has come the walrus said..”

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Bob Mud; the Man with the Ochre Arm

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John Tracey in Retina-Burning Red

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POW maestro Tony M-the Lonesome Cowboy of Brisbane Poetry

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“Run!..

 

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..Reverend!..

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..Run!”

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Visual Arts Supremo Shane K proudly displays his card-carrying affiliation with the shadowy Kurilpa Group

By contrast the Reverend Hellfire gleefully indulged

in his usual antics and thus, surely, a balance was reached.

The Open Mic poets

impressed as always with their intelligence,

sincerity and diversity. Surely the Open Mic sessions

are the “heart” of the Kurilpa Poets Word Happenings.

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Secretary John T guards the gates

Up on the Virtual Gallery‘s big screen

the psychedelic visions of Brian Gilmore,

October’s “Unsuspected Artist

writhed and twisted, spat and gibbered.

Further twisted fare was served after the break

when Visual Arts Director Shane K, dished up

a veritable bevy of forgotten women surrealists.

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Tony K’s politically subversive verse is the sort of thing that gives this group a bad reputation!

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“Brothers and Sisters! Time to Eat!”

 

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Kitchen Whizz Linda Loop

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Cam Considers

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Newcomer Kyle puts his best foot forward

 

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Yeah I’m looking at you!

 

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Cubist nightmare by Brian Gilmore

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Food and refreshments were in abundance as always.

And so October rolls away..

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Object by Brian Gilmore

photo’s; Shane Kneipp              words; Unckle Rat

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October’s Unsuspected Artist: BRIAN GILMORE

The Virtual Gallery

"a cat of mine on ketamine"- Brian Glimore

“a cat of mine on ketamine”- Brian Gilmore

Each month the Kurilpa Poets feature the work

of various local ‘Unsuspected Artists’.

There are many lurking amongst us,

infesting our homes and streets and schools!

Corrupting our young people!

Lying around on Welfare sniffing paint-thinner!

So we splash these Artist’s Visions

in Beams of Gaudy Light across

the white-washed walls of the Olde

 Croquet Club, as a cautionary example 

for young people.

This month we’ll be showing more

oddities and classics from the collection of our eccentric

Visual Arts Director, Shane Kneipp.

And as well as the usual historical stuff,

from the Land of the Living,

our feature Unsuspected Artist forOctober is;

Brian Gilmore-

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Dimensional Shift- Brian Gilmore

Psychedelic Visionary

Lurking in his shambling Fortress of Solitude by the waters of Moreton Bay, few passers-by suspect that within these crumbling walls, a Mad Visionary has been relentlessly exploring the Edges of Reality for many years.

Brian’s meticulously detailed Imaginary Vistas

chart his heroic journeys through the Archtypal Planes

and the bizarre Inhabitants encountered there.

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UFO-Brian Gilmore

Brian is rumoured to be the mysterious ‘Dr Bob’,

companion to the Reverend Hellfire on the occasion

of their abduction by Aliens.

http://reverendhellfire.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/ufo-a-tale-of-high-weirdness/

If these rumours are true, it would certainly explain

the Other-Worldly aspects and Multi-Dimensional

themes that abound in this artist’s work.

Or perhaps some weird bio-hallucinogen

lurks in his genetic structure, a familial trait

as it were, for Brians elder sibling himself was a former Pineapple from the Dawn of Time, no strangers they to Psychedelia.

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Space Insect Attack- Brian Gilmore

Yes, truly the Psychedelic Impulse

flows strong through the Gilmore veins.

So come tripping with Brian at the Virtual Gallery!

2pm Sunday 26th October, 2014

91 Cordelia Street, West End

-Unckle Rat

Spiral Universe- Brian Gilmore

Spiral Universe- Brian Gilmore

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ELEANOR JACKSON- KURILPA Feature Poet, Sunday 26th October

The Kurilpa Poets

present;

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Eleanor Jackson

Our October Feature Poet

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 2pm

Abandoned as a baby on the banks of the Amazon,

Eleanor Jackson was raised by a family of friendly pythons,

from whom she learnt not only her Poetic skills

and the languages of the animals,

but also the gift of Prophecy.

Her Poetry has been described as being quiet, powerful,

and lucid to the point where several have achieved Sentience,

and gone Feral, scuttling off into Brisbane’s

lush, sub-tropical undergrowth.

There they will undoubtedly lay eggs at some future date.

Whatever hatches, it is certain to cause demarcation disputes

between Zoologists and Librarians.

Eleanor herself has appeared at so many Festivals and Venues around Australia, (from Tasmania to Queensland and everything in between), been broadcast on so many Radio Stations

and published in so many respected Journals,

that one suspects she has possession of a Time Machine.

Miss E also collaborates with known associate, Betsy Turncoat,

in the shadowy “Helles Belles” Poetic-Terrorist group.

So come and see Eleanor Jackson

and her amazing Performing Poems!

At the Olde Croquet Club

91 Cordelia Street, West End

beneath the treees of sacred Musgrave Park.

from 2pm.

Pay $5 at the door and pay no more!

Also featuring..

*Free Food and Parking!

*Open Mic Sessions!

*October’s “Mystery Musician“!

*The  Virtual  Gallery

Brians Spiral art modifiedsidewise

with October’s “Unsuspected Artist”

BRIAN GILMORE!

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