Syndicate: expect innovative poetry, multi-media artworks, interactive live performances, lively debate and sparkling wine.

Syndicate is a unique initiative bringing together writers, musicians, artists and researchers working in, and in response to, digital technologies, new media and evolving network practices. It is organised by Lila Matsumoto, Jo L Walton and Samantha Walton, in collaboration with New Media Scotland and with the support of the Edinburgh Fund’s Innovative Initiative Grant.

17th December: Syndicate #10: Subsong

Free entry – order tickets via Eventbrite: Tuesday 17th December 2013, 6.30 for 7pm. Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB Sophie Mayer / Rachel Warriner / Matsumoto, Muramatsu & Morrison … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

20th November: Syndicate #9: Inappropriation

Order tickets via Eventbrite: 20th November 2013, 6.30 for 7pm. Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB Syndicate 9: Inappropriation Technology isn’t just changing the way cultural objects and interventions … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

22nd October: Syndicate #8: Degamify

Join us on Tuesday, 22nd October, 6:45pm for poetry, performances and discussion from Francesca Lisette, Nikki Moran and Lydia White. Order your free ticket via Eventbrite. Francesca Lisette’s first collection is … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

19th September: Syndicate #7: NANO

Thursday, 19th September, 6:45pm. Sandra Alland / Steve Willey / Ian Davidson. Entry is free, but please book yourself a ticket. Sandra Alland is a writer, filmmaker, interdisciplinary artist and … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

30th August: Syndicate #6: I/O

Friday 30th August, 6.30pm – 9pm Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB Syndicate 6 explores the theme of I/O: mixed media, function, memory, presence, animal, cyborg, interface, input / … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

25th July: Syndicate #5: Like

Thursday 25th July, 6.45pm – 9pm Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB The fifth instalment of Syndicate features the word and music performances of Peter Manson, Arild Vange, Peter … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Syndicate #2: Reports from Real Time Strategist Jo Walton

(THESE words and images have been lifted from Jo’s blog, ). On the 15th of April I delivered a paper-poem at Syndicate in Inspace in Edinburgh, worked up from this post … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


Put down your tissues and Union Jacks, and CLICK HERE to download VILE PRODUCTS 17th April 2013 A RAPID ANTHOLOGY OF POETRY PROSE ARTWORK AND EULOGIES TO MARK THIS SAD DAY … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

20th June. Syndicate+

Thursday 20th June 2013 Venue: Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall Time: 8pm – 10pm For the next installment of Syndicate we collaborate with SCREE magazine ( to bring you Syndicate+. Performing … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Call for Submissions: VILE PRODUCTS ANTHOLOGY 14th April 2013

In response to the Tory shenanigans of the past few weeks, Syndicate are putting together a rapid anthology of poetry, prose, eulogies and art-work entitled VILE PRODUCTS. It will be … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Series Image: Power Out, by Georgie Lord