MARK LEAHY is a writer, artist and teacher operating among textual practices, performance, and live art. Live work includes ‘his voice’ (commissioned by Counter Plymouth Art Book Fair, Oct 2015), ‘flat-head self-tapping’ at Barbican, Plymouth (Jan 2015) and Chelsea School of Art (May 2015) and ‘answering machine’ for Experimentica14 at Chapter Cardiff (Nov 2014). Other works have been presented in Bristol, Plymouth, London and Liverpool. He has been commissioned to write texts to accompany work by artists including Nathan Walker, Katy Connor, Steven Paige, and Low Profile. His critical publications include essays in C21 Literature, Open Letter, Performance Research Journal and The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. He was MA Programme Leader at Dartington College of Arts (2007-2010) and teaches part-time at Falmouth University and Plymouth University. Devon