Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones is an intermedia artist, writer of essays and poetry and a community food systems coordinator. He is currently completing doctoral work within the Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney.

Daylesford Food Commons Map

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Two Poems by Patrick Jones

Winter’s pharmacopeia t He fruits and weedful plants that swell through frost and sl Eet and occasional snow who lovingly b Are themselves to us at  Local when we require them most when i T is cold and we fall …

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we have spent money cleaning it and having it worthy of the road. we’re a little tense as it’s raining and one of us, eight years old, is not so aware or interested in the effects of mud on upholstery. …

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All Rights Relinquished: Permapoesis

While writing this work I have been eating wild foods, vegetables from my garden and a small amount of transported agricultural product. I am in transition, along with my family and some community friends, to relocalise food and energy resources and address the degree to which our participation in a hyper-mediated society degrades the ecologies that support us.

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Boult Upright Malley: Ernmalleyite

Boult Upright Malley (or BUMalley), was born in 1970 at the Royal North Shore Hospice for Literary Fakes, Sydney, and, after an aspirinational education and ear-marked for success, sat down and eventually abandoned hope in rural Victoria.

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Patrick Jones responds to James Stuart

When a poet works with a designer, publisher, artist, typesetter, printmaker, stone mason (in Finlay's case), earthmover, or sign writer there is the potential for the poem to materialise (a shift from transformation), and keep us on our feet.

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Hector’s Insult: war music prohibition signs

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Air Frost

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