Nathan Jones is a poet, curator and Reid cross-disciplinary PhD scholar in Literature and Media at Royal Holloway University of London. As Creative Director at Mercy, Nathan has worked at the cutting edge of new media and performance – most recently producing 20 new interdisciplinary projects with the likes of poets Ross Sutherland and Caroline Bergvall electronic musicians TCF and Holly Herndon, and new media artists Rosa Menkman and Jamie Gledhill as part of the Syndrome (syn-dro.me) performance programme. Nathan’s other projects include Torque (torquetorque.tumblr.com), an ongoing publishing and events programme exploring language in relation to brain and technology.
Nathan has a long history of successful Arts Council England-funded projects, including Syndrome (2014-15), Torque (2013-15), Electronic Voice Phenomena (2009 – 12), Overlap (2010) and Wave If You’re Really There (2008 – 10) He is a member of the Merseyside Literature Partnership, and regularly sits on pannels concerning the future of literature, particularly in relation to performance. His work regularly receives attention from national press, and in the last few years, he has featured in The Guardian, BBC Radio 3, 6 Music, and DAZED. As an artist he has exhibited at FACT, the Bluecoat and Cornerhouse in the North West, and shown also at the ICA in London and several international festivals.
I also write reviews and interviews, for Furtherfield here
nathan [at] mercyonline.co.uk