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Great review of The Poetics of Poetry Film by Professor Suzie Hanna


Lovely review of The Poetics of Poetry Film by leading animator Professor Suzie Hanna in the Lisbon-based International Journal of Film and Media Arts – Vol. 7 No. 1 (2022): GEECT Transversal Entanglement – Artistic Research in Film. Thank you Suzie and editor Anna Coutinho. A valued endorsement. https://revistas.ulusofona.pt/index.php/ijfma  

Bideodromo


This week is Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival in Bilbao http://www.bideodromo.com/. They accepted my film Villanelle for Elizabeth not Ophelia so it is interesting to note they also take poetry films. Looks an exciting, comprehensive and very varied lineup!  

Updates on Interviews and Quotes on The Poetics of Poetry Film


The Poetics of Poetry Film ​  Intellect Books, UK, June, 2021 ‘A ground-breaking, encyclopedic work and industry Bible, comprising nearly 400 pages, with multiple contributors … it explores the history and different types of poetry film, a must for students, researchers, poets, filmmakers, across the fields of media, filmmaking, literary and cultural studies,…

Poems by Poetry Filmmakers, The People's Co-Op Bookstore, Vancouver, 6th November


As a secondary event to Tom Konyves' exhibition Poets with a Video Camera: 1980–2020, the symposium speakers will be reading their poems for poetry films at The People's Co-Op Bookstore, 6th November 7–8.30. We warmly invite anyone and everyone in the city to come along and join us. Looking forward…

VideoBardo at Quilmes – curation and conference by Marisol Bellusci and Javier Robledo – 24 September


Just received news of this very interesting curation by Marisol Bellusci and Javier Robledo in Quilmes, Argentina on Saturday. I wish I could be there.  :))   Note, the image above is from Vic Pereiró's Complejo Obrero Complejo (Complex Worker Complex) which in quickly edited text and a repetitive beat reminds…

Poets with a Video Camera – countdown to the Private View


These are the last few days before the opening of Tom Konyves' milestone exhibition Poets with a Video Camera: 1980–2020. It will be showing from 17th September  to 11th December at Surrey Art Gallery, so if you are anywhere near Vancouver it is essential viewing. I am very fortunate to be part of a…

Atticus Review and The Poetics of Poetry Film


Very pleased to say that Atticus Review has an interview with me – The Archaeology of the Text – on The Poetics of Poetry film by artist Rebecca Rezakhani Hilton. A number of people are mentioned including Pam Falkenberg and Jack Cochran in relation to working from sound first, VideoBardo and of…

John D. Scott (and Elizabeth Bishop) Thomas Zandegiacomo del Bel and myself – ZOOM 28th August, tickets available here


  Join us on August 28th at 2pm eastern time for a conversation about poetry film. This year Zebra Poetry Film Festival will celebrate its twentieth anniversary, Liberated Words celebrates its tenth anniversary and a new critically acclaimed feature film Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing (John D. Scott, 2022) is being…

Poets with a Video Camera – Tom Konyves and a milestone exhibition


A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Tom Konyves!!! for organising this long-awaited curation. This is an achievement of a lifetime and needs much recognition, particularly as it is a long-running event (September 17th 2022–January 2nd 2023). Titled  Poets with a Video Camera: Videopoetry 1980–2020 and taking place at the Surrey Art Gallery (SAG) in…