Artist Profile | Jordan Scott

Jordan Scott

Originally from Coquitlam British Columbia, Jordan Scott now lives and works in Vancouver. Jordan’s first book of poetry, Silt (New Star Books, 2005) was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. In the fall of 2006, Jordan worked on the final sections of Blert, Jordan’s second poetry collection (Coach House Books, 2008, http://blert.ca), while acting as the writer in residence at the International Writers’ and Translators’ Centre in Rhodes, Greece. Blert explores the poetics of the stutter. Sections of Blert have appeared in filling Station, drunken boat and nypoesi. The poem fable, was the inspiration for the Bravo!FACT short film entitled Stutter, which was collaboratively produced with the Artist Bloc collective in the spring of 2008.

Recent Work / Posts | Jordan Scott

Jordan Scott – Stammer – Interactive for the NFB

The NFB (National Film Board of Canada) commissioned an interactive documentary on poet Jordan Scott! Scott Nihill captured Jordan reading to an audience and interviewed him on his experience growing up with a stutter and how they relate to the poems in his book Blert. All of this is weaved into a captivating audience driven experience. [...]

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Stutter on Screen

Bravo! Television has screened Stutter short nationally we can share it with you here online and in full format. Enjoy!

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Stutter Live at The Music Gallery

We co-presented a Live version of Stutter in the intimate setting of St.George the Martyr Church as part of The Music Gallery programming in May of 2009. Enjoy the Slideshow below.

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Stutter Live at The Music Gallery

  THURSDAY MAY 21 2009 @ THE MUSIC GALLERY, TORONTO BE THERE TO EXPERIENCE IT LIVE! FEATURING THE POETRY OF JORDAN SCOTT & THE SOUNDS OF THE ELEMENT CHOIR. STUTTER: THE PERFORMANCE Jordan Scott is a poet who stutters. The combination of his dis-fluency and the jagged alliterations of his poetry evoke a level of [...]

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Making of the Artist Bloc Doc (2007)

Artist Bloc : The Documentary (running time 48 min) a documentary following the host Jon McCurley as he entered the lives of seven emerging Toronto artists, to assist them through their artistic block. In the fall of 2007 the producers screened the documentary on the seven artists to a sold out crowd at the Theatre [...]

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