Yes, it has been ten years since the first Liberated Words curation at MIX conference, Bath Spa University.
A big thank you to everyone who sent in poetry films and videopoems, and those who were screened, who were: Tamsin Taylor (UK), Les Lieux de Memoire, Marco de Mutiis (IT), An Rest, Topp and Dubio, I am Yuri Gagarin, Susanne Wiegner, Something I Remember, Henry Gwiazda, The Process, Philip Hartigan, Did He Struggle, Karen Densham, Is that all there is, Dorit Weisman, Good Morning World, Javier Robledo, Ponencia, Peta Lloyd, Big Society, Anton Hecht, Undone by our Shoelaces, Susanna Flock, Trying to Build a Sentence, Laurent Metrich, Bird Word, John Scott, One Art, David Richardson, The Mantis Shrimp, Steve Fossey, Liberated Words from Berlin, Keith Sargent, Something by Charles Bukowski, Martha McCollough, Innocent Beat and Margarida Sardinha HyperLightness ad Absurdum.
I thought it would be nice to check out where they are at today, on all stages of the digital art / poetry film / videopoetry spectrum. Where there wasn’t an obvious website, I chose Vimeo or YouTube links. CONGRATULATIONS to everyone for just continuing … no easy feat.
Marco de Mutiis
Topp and Dubio
Javier Robledo Director of VideoBardo
John D. Scott
Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing, Magpie Productions, Gorgeous Mistake Productions