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The Great Onanist (from 'The Great Onanist' suite), November, 2008 Digitally-manipulated Collage Variable © Alan Perry
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Dylan in Carlton Terrace, July 2008 Digitally-manipulated Collage Various Sizes © Alan Perry
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Red Room (detail), June 2008 Digitally-manipulated Collage Variable © Alan Perry
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Meeting in Hyde Park (from the 'A Universal History of the Snail' suite), circa 1993 Coloured Pencils on Original Photocopied Collage 7x5" © Alan Perry
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Dadaist Xmas Card, circa 1993 Collage 4x4" © Alan Perry
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Blue Angel, circa 1995 Digitally-manipulated Collage 8x6" © Alan Perry
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Black Sheep, circa 1992 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Egypt 7, circa 1997 Digitally-manipulated Collage 7x5" © Alan Perry
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Egypt 8, circa 1997 Digitally-manipulated Collage 8x6"
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Grand Viziers, circa 1976 Collage and Pen and Ink 8x6" © Alan Perry
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The Poet Set Free, circa 1995 Mixed Media 6x8" © Alan Perry
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The Great Onanist (from 'The Great Onanist' suite), circa 1998 Mixed Media 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Crucifixion (from the 'messiah' suite), circa 2004 Mixed Media Digital Print Various © Alan Perry
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Tempest (from the 'messiah' suite), circa 1994 Mixed Media Digital Print 6x8" © Alan Perry
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The Great Luminary (from 'The Great Luminaries' suite), circa 1994 Mixed Media Digital Print 8x12" © Alan Perry
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A Muse, 1990 Mixed Media 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Sunset, 1997 Digitally-manipulated collageC Variable © Alan Perry
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Tut (from the 'Egypt' suite), 1997 Digitally-manipulated Collaged Photographs Variable © Alan Perry
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Untitled (from the 'messiah' suite), 2001 Digitally-manipulated Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Karnak (from the 'Egypt' suite), 1997 Digitally-manipulated Collaged Photographs Variable © Alan Perry
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Untitled Collage, 1980 Collage 7x9" © Alan Perry
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Swansea Bay, circa 1994 Photograph © Alan Perry
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Pharoah, 1997 Digitally-manipulated Collaged Photographs Variable © Alan Perry
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Waterloo (from the 'A Universal History of the Snail' suite)., 1996 Hand-coloured Print of Collage 8x6" © Alan Perry
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Griff Perry, 2003 Photograph © Alan Perry
Icarus
Icarus (various versions, all destroyed), 1993 Pastels on Torn Cardboard Various © Alan Perry
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Untitled, 1980 Oil Painting on Board 8x15" © Alan Perry
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Conversion (from the 'messiah' suite), 2001 Digitally-manipulated Collage 8x6" © Alan Perry
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Fishers of Men (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage (photocopied) 8x6" © Alan Perry
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The Great Luminary (from 'The Great Luminaries' suite) , 1994 Collage 8x12" © Alan Perry
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Egypt (from the 'Egypt' suite), circa 1997 Digital Collage Variable Sizes © Alan Perry
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Egypt (from the 'Egypt' suite), 1997 Digital Collage Variable Sizes © Alan Perry
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Portrait with self-portrait with cat, 1995 Photograph © Alan Perry
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messiah (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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messiah (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Topless Picasso, 1998 Digital Collage Variable Sizes © Alan Perry
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The Prodigal Son (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 8x6" © Alan Perry
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Moonlight, 1996 Collage 9x14" © Alan Perry
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The Great Luminary (from 'The Great Luminaries' suite) , 1995 Collage Variable Sizes © Alan Perry
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Waves, 1996 Collage 10x17" © Alan Perry
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jehovah (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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The Miracle of the Swan (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Worktop (St. Mary Street Studio), 1997 Photograph © Alan Perry
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St Mary Street Studio, 1998 Photograph © Alan Perry
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Light of the World (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Waves (2), 1996 Collage 12x17" © Alan Perry
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(from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Gabrielle (from the 'messiah' suite), 1994 Collage 6x8" © Alan Perry
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Waking and Sleeping, 1978 Watercolour 14x25" © Alan Perry
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Last Supper, 1994 Collage 8x6" © Alan Perry
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Head, 1999 Pastel on Print 11x11" © Alan Perry
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Head (2), 1999 Pastel on Print 11x11" © Alan Perry
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Interlopers, 1987 Pen and Ink and Coloured Pencils 15x20" © Alan Perry
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Artist and Model (1), 1989 Pen and Ink 15x20" © Alan Perry
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Artist and Model (2), 1989 Pen and Ink 15x20" © Alan Perry
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Bathers, 2001 Pastel on Print 11x11" © Alan Perry
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Artist and Model (3), 1992 Pen and Ink 15x20" © Alan Perry
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Bather, 2001 Pastel on Print 11x11" © Alan Perry
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"Ah Moon of My Delight" (from 'The Poet's Progress' series), 1995 Pen and Ink and Coloured Pencils 12x12" © Alan Perry
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Waste Allotment (from 'Black Milk'), 1970 Pen and Ink 5x8" © Alan Perry
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Sleepwalker, 2001 Mixed Media on Ragpaper 16x22" © Alan Perry
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Swansea
Birth year
1942
Lives in
Swansea
Works in
Swansea
Tags
poetry, short-story, surrealism, photography, digital, figurative
Statement

Alan Perry is a much-published and exhibited poet, painter and short-story writer living and working in Swansea, South Wales, UK.

His most recent books are: Dreaming from North to South: New and Selected Poems (Moonstone Press [Wales] 2006) and Days of the Comet: New and Selected Stories (Moonstone Press, 2007).

He is a past winner of the Eric Gregory Award for Poetry and the Leslie Moore Award for Painting.

Shards, a major show of his work, was mounted in the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea in 1993; his verse play, Occupied Territories (co-written with Lloyd Rees) was premiered during the 1995 UK Year of Literature; and in 1998, he illustrated LMNTRE Poems, a book of verse for children, by Vernon Watkins. Music You Don't Normally Hear (Alun Books, 1998), his documentary book about homelessness in Swansea is recommended reading by the Open University and his stage version of it has been performed many times, most recently under the direction of film-maker Karl Francis.

Much of his work, both literary and visual, can be found on his website: alanperry.1hwy.com; on his Facebook site; and also on his webshots.com site (under the username of alunperry).