gentian rhosa meikleham is an artist and writer working between multiple media with a focus on voice and poetics. Reconfigured texts feature prominently in her work, often with understated political gestures. The voice, for gentian, represents both the sound from our bodies and also the written word. Through poetic reflections on presence and absence she is interested in how the voice mediates between the private and public; inside and outside; personal and political
She co-runs aerial, an artist led space for socially engaged art practice in Nordnes, Bergen, alongside artists Stacy Brafield and Laurie Lax. She is producer and editor of speakerspeaker a printed journal and podcast platform for experimental writing, critical dialogue, and sound art works. And co-curator of After School Special, a night for artistic experimentation and performative happenings based in Bergen.