Grande poussière is the product of a collaborative poetic writing process carried out over the course of several years. Forms, approaches and sensibilities come face to face, an uneasy meeting of words and matter.
Simon Brown (born 1979) is a poet, translator and artist from southwestern New Brunswick (Peskotomuhkati traditional territory) based in the Quebec City area (Wendat and Abenaki traditional territory). His texts have been presented in books, interdisciplinary artworks, collaborative performances, and via platforms such as Lemon Hound, Estuaire, Le Sabord, Vallum, Poetry Is Dead, Watts, and filling Station. As a translator, he has adapted texts by Erin Robinsong, Maude Pilon
, Alice Burdick, Maude Veilleux and Danielle LaFrance, among others. His collections and artist’s books have been published in Quebec, Canada and France by Vanloo, Moult, Le laps
, squint press
, Paper Pusher and Frog Hollow.
Maude Pilon (born in 1983 around Montreal) works in various artistic, literary, collaborative, performative and residency contexts. Her work takes the form of books, printed objects, recordings and arranged readings. Her writing is at the crossroads of poetry, prose and essay.