Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jaime Robles is a writer and visual artist. She has published “Anime Animus Anima” and “Hoard” with Shearsman Books in the UK, and many of her artist books are in collections, including the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; the Beinecke Library, Yale University; and the Oulipo Archive in Paris, among others. While living in the UK, she created several poetry installations, including “Autumn Leaving” and “The Wittgenstein Vector”; the latter with the poetry collective Exegesis. She holds a doctorate from the University of Exeter. Robles often provides text for performance collaborations. She currently works with composer Ann Callaway. Their first chamber opera was “Vladimir in Butterfly Country”, and they are currently working on a companion opera, “Spirit of the Moth”. She has a short film mixing imagery with three poems written in response to Wittgenstein’s “Tractatus”; music by Tom Bickley. She also collaborates with dancer-choreographer Nikki Santilli. Their dance–poem “Passing Moments” debuted at Dartington in June 2017 at In Other Tongues.