SpokenWeb mourns the loss of our brilliant community partner and loving friend, Ian Ferrier. Poet, musician, community organizer and activist, most gentle, bold, and deeply caring human being, Ian’s contributions to spoken word and all forms of creative performance in literary communities in Montréal and across the world, have been formidable.
On Monday October 2nd (2023), from 7 to 8PM EST, we invite you to a virtual ZOOM salon where we will honor the poetry of Ian Ferrier and his contributions to literary communities in Canada.
We’re thrilled to announce that the next Words & Music Show will feature the book and album launch for Dark Sky Preserves, a collaboration between Ian Ferrier, Louise Campbell and Sarah Beth Goncarova.
Launch, Performances | Dina Cindric, Elizabeth Lima, Ian Ferrier, Jason Camlot, Jason Selman, John Stuart, launch, Louise Campbell, Montreal, Quebec Writers Federation, Rachel McCrum, Sarah Beth Goncarova, SpokenWeb, The Words and Music Show
Special SpokenWeb “Listening, Sound, Agency” edition of the Words and Music Show — May 23, 2021 (Events)
On the closing night of the 2021 “Listening, Sound, Agency” symposium, Wired on Words partners with SpokenWeb to co-host a special edition of the Words and Music Show.
Performances | Cole Mash, Eight Track (Talonbooks 2019), Erin Scott, Governor General’s Literary Awards, Ian Ferrier, Jason Camlot, Kevin McNeilly, Klara du Plessis, Listening, Listening-Sound-Agency, Oana Avasilichioaei, performance, The Words and Music Show
For the past three months, Ian Ferrier, host for twenty years (and running) monthly Words and Music Show, and the 2019 SW Curator in Residence, has collaborated with Jason Camlot (Director of SpokenWeb) in running the online version of the Words and Music Show. While Words and Music usually takes a vacation in the month […]
Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: $7 This event is hosted by writer, performer and SpokenWeb community partner Ian Ferrier. It is Montreal’s longest-running literary variety show and this edition will feature Melanie Mununggurr-Williams, Liz Howard, Kaie Kellough and Julie Bruck. For tickets and more information, click here.
The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)
As an in-person holiday get-together, we would like to invite you to a SpokenWeb event at Casa Del Popolo. The event is part of The Word & Music Show series organized by Ian Ferrier and it features performances by Klara Du Plessis, Katherine McLeod, Jason Camlot. Aurelio Meza will be making Cartonera Books* throughout the performance). […]
Hidden Collection Discovered (Post)
This is a story of the importance of an excellent inter-team collaboration, good relationship building, solid research practices and intellectual curiosity. Samuel Mercier is a Concordia-based researcher who joined the SpokenWeb project in August 2018. He has secured a “hidden” collection, which we are tentatively calling the Alan Lord Collection. Sam met with Ian Ferrier in […]