Iris Colomb

Iris Colomb

IRIS COLOMB is a French artist, poet, curator, editor, and translator based in London. Her practice explores different relationships between visual and spoken forms of text, applying a design approach to poetic projects, which often involve experimental translation, performance and artist books. Her poems have appeared in magazines such as 3:AM, Datableed, Erotoplasty, Zarf and Tentacular, as well as in a number of UK anthologies including Wretched Strangers (Boiler House Press, 2018). Her pamphlet I’m Shocked come out with Bad Betty Press in 2018 and her co-translation (with Elliot Koubis) of the Stories and Adventures of the Baron d’Ormesan, a series of short stories by Apollinaire, came out in 2017. Iris Colomb has given individual, collaborative and interactive performances at a range of events in the UK, Austria and France. She has been resident artist and poet at the Centre for Recent Drawing, she is now the co-editor of HVTN Press, and a founding member of the interdisciplinary collective “No Such Thing”. Her work has been showcased in the collective exhibition “We Fiddle While Rome Burns” (Donetsk, 2014), sold at auction in Versailles (2015) and collected and exhibited by the National Poetry Library.

France