Derek Jarman: Moonstruck

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Ahead of our February event celebrating the work of Derek Jarman, Keith Collins presents readings of two poems from the Test Centre's handsome new edition of A Finger In the Fishes Mouth.

Moon

Voice recorded at Prospect Cottage, field recording of atmospheres from Cape Canaveral, detuned numbers stations, ventilator from intensive care ward, dripping water from the Rudas Ivocsarnok (Budapest), 78rpm record 'silent loop', waves on the beach at Dungeness, and birdsong; all digitally processed.

Moon II

Voice recorded at Prospect Cottage, field recordings of atmospheres and waves on the beach at Dungeness, Debussy on a clapped out old whore of a piano at a local pub, breathing, foghorn, saxophone; birdsong; all digitally processed.

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