Monthly Archives: February 2006

Adam Aitken

(Australia, 1960) In a recent outing with Aitken, you can find “The Hybrid Vigor Institute is dedicated/ to stimulating unconventional/ thinking and/ unexpected discoveries . . .” (in the Cordite Poetry Review, see below) and the subsequent warning that “To one like you, who cannot access it, you/ may perceive it only as light.” Beware the refrain of ‘hybridity’, reader, don’t whole this pigeon till it’s cooked. Beware exotica and its institutionalisation, its mass marketing and production seems to be ... Read More »