Iain Sinclair





Iain Sinclair


Born
in Cardiff, Wales, The United Kingdom
June 11, 1943

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Iain Sinclair is a British writer and film maker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography.

Sinclair's education includes studies at Trinity College, Dublin, where he edited Icarus, the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London), and the London School of Film Technique (now the London Film School).

His early work was mostly poetry, much of it published by his own small press, Albion Village Press. He was (and remains) closely connected with the British avantgarde poetry scene of the 1960s and 1970s – authors such as J.H. Prynne, Douglas Oliver, Peter Ackroyd and Brian Catling are often quoted in his work and even turn up in fictionalized form as characters; later on, taking over from
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Iain will close the 4th day of the XXV International James Joyce Symposium on 16th of June

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“The suicide hour of cold coffee and alien voices on the radio.”
Iain Sinclair, White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings

“The faster we walk, the more ground we lose.”
Iain Sinclair, Lights Out for the Territory: 9 Excursions in the Secret History of London

“Why not add another yarn? That’s all we are in the end, any of us, a couple of dozen unreliable stories.”
Iain Sinclair, Landor's Tower

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