Christine Wertheim is a poet, critic, performer, and curator with a doctorate in literature and semiotics from Middlesex University. She is the author of +|‘me’S-pace (Les Figues Press), a book of poetics, and a chapbook from Triage, and she is the editor of Feminaissance (Les Figues Press). Recent critical work on art, literature and aesthetics has been published in X-tra, Cabinet, and The Quick and the Dead at The Walker Art Centre. Recent poetry appears in Drunken Boat, Tarpaulin Sky, and Veer. With Matias Viegener, she has edited the anthologies Séance and The n/o/ulipian Analects. Untitled is forthcoming. She has lectured and performed internationally, most recently at Soundeye poetry festival in Ireland, and she co-directs the Institute For Figuring, which curates exhibitions and seminars on the intersection of art, science and mathematics. Research and teaching interests include verbo-visual poetry, feminist art history, aesthetic theory and ‘pataphysics.