Brian Routh

Rookie - 0 Points (9th March 1948 / Gateshead, County Durham)

Biography of Brian Routh

Brian Routh poet

I am an artist and I have lived in the USA for 25 years. Mostly in Los Angeles with some years spent in San Francisco, Chicago, New York and on the Russian River.
I moved to London when I was 12 and lived in Munich and Berlin for a time. I became a performance artist in 1972 and worked with a partner and we became the Kipper Kids. Since 1980 in addition to the Kipper Kids I have performed as a solo artist. I have also performed and collaborated with many other artists such as Karen Finley, Tony Labat, Eric Bogosian, Ian Hinchcliffe, Genesis P. Orridge, Public Image, the Sex pistols, Joanna Went, Henry Rollins and many others. I have performed all over Europe, North Africa, Canada, North America and the UK.
Since 2008 I have been working in collaboration with artist Patrcia Wells who is creating animations for which I am creating the sound and music for...see here:
http: //www.vimeo.com/patriciawells

Brian Routh's Works:

No Books. DVD Movies. CDs of music. Photo work. Paintings. Sculpture. Comic books.

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Routes

Exacting as it is
it takes the route to end all routes
I see and stop and pause to breathe and wipe my brow
which did I hear before the dawn broke
did I get to it
did it collar me fast
I dream of eternal sucking and blowing
I whiz with barely time to wipe my ass
hanging onto pipes

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