Simulacrum Press #1: ‘Zoning Cycle’ by Sacha Archer

IMG_4971The inaugural publication from Simulacrum Press is Sacha Archer’s Zoning Cycle. It is in an edition of 5 boxes. Each box contains 370 light-weight, loose cards.

In Zoning Cycle, each day of the year is allocated a unique set of 4 co-ordinates. Each set of co-ordinates acts to demarcate an event-zone which is active only on its given day. All speech which occurs within an active event-zone is part of the poem; a poem located somewhere between the imagined and the actual.

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, writer, and visual artist.. His work has appeared in journals such as filling Station, h&, illiterature, NōD, FIVE:2:ONE, UTSANGA, Matrix, and Word for/Word. Archer’s first full-length collection of poetry, Detour, a conceptual work with the Dao De Jing as the source text, was published by gradient books (2017). His most recent chapbooks are, The Insistence of Momentum (The Blasted Tree, 2017), and upROUTE (above/ground press, 2017). He reviews, interviews and writes what he pleases at sachaarcher.wordpress.com. Archer lives in Burlington, Ontario.

Zoning Cycle can be purchased here.

 

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