Stevie Ronnie



Stevie Ronnie is a freelance writer, artist, tutor and creative researcher with a background in Computer Science. His work, often collaborative and participatory in nature, spans art forms to produce pieces for publication, exhibition, installation and / or performance.

Stevie's poetry has appeared in UK and US publications including Anon, Other Poetry, Ink Sweat & Tears, nthposition and The Common. In 2010 he was selected as a Jerwood / Arvon poetry mentee. He co-wrote the stage play Act of Faith (Stanwix Arts Theatre / University of Cumbria, 2010) with Susannah Pickering and has held residencies at Cove Park, Dance City, Live Theatre, the Hatton Gallery and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Stevie is currently working on his first full collection of poetry and conducting practice-led PhD research in Creative Writing and Digital Media at Newcastle University.

His audio/visual artworks often combine analogue forms of interaction, digital technologies and poetry. These works have been exhibited in art galleries, universities, public spaces and literary festivals across the UK and Europe. In 2011 he was named on the shortlist of the Biscuit Factory Foundation's UK Young Artist of the Year Award. In 2012 Stevie received a major Grants for the Arts Award from Arts Council England for Brass Book, an innovative digital commission which combines poetry, installation art, bookbinding, technology, music, video, song, sculpture and spoken word. Stevie is a member of Book Apothecary: The Travelling Museum of Artist Books and in 2013 he will undertake a month long residency in the Arctic Circle. Find out more about Stevie and his work.

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