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Vince Laws is a poet, artist, performer, campaigner. He writes poetry, performs poetry and makes visual poetry, paintings, collage, posters, film, installations and recordings: “As an artist, I define what art is. As a poet, I define what a poem is. If my art can be anything from a painting to a concept, so can my poetry. I am a poem.”

Folkestone: The Results

13 April 2012


I had a fabulous time exhibiting my work and meeting the people of Folkestone in February. I didn’t get an Arts Council Grant, but went ahead and financed the show myself, andthough I say so myself, I made quite a splash. The MP came and launched LGBT History Month, the Town Mayor came, the Bishop of Dover sent his love, and I made the front page of the Folkestone Herald with my ‘disgusting art’ – Support the Troops, Start Another War! The Stats Volunteer artists who...

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