New River Press will be curating two days of music, spoken word and performance on Saturday 21st July and Sunday 22nd in the New River Tent. Book tickets here.

Barbara Polla began her career as a medical doctor and scientist working at Harvard and University Paris V René Descartes. She is the author of hundreds of academic papers published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation and The American Journal of Physiology and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA. She was a Liberal MP in her native Switzerland, fighting for the abolition of prisons and abortion rights. Today she is a curator and owner of the innovative gallery Analix Forever in Geneva. She has written extensively on science, art, and gender in both French and English as well as several novels and various poetic prose.

Barbara Polla will be performing in the New River Press tent