Midwest Video Poetry Festival selects i swallow with poem by Caleb Parkin
Really delighted that i swallow with visceral ecopoem by Bristol City Poet Caleb Parkin, film by me Sarah Tremlett, and surreal soundscape by The Anchorites, has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Midwest Video Poetry Festival. As a dadaist bike ride, swallowing flies and being part of the world’s ecosystem the screen ‘bodies forth’ the battle between androcentric environment and our ideal position within the biosphere.
Only 36 films were chosen for the two-day festival, which will take place on October 8th and 9th, 2021. Well done also to everyone taking part and a big thanks to Genia Daniels at artlitlab.org (they have an amazingly rich website). This year it looks very interesting as the festival is taking place over two locations: at Arts + Literature Laboratory in Madison, WI and at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee, WI. Both locations will have limited capacity and masks are required for audience members. Please check websites for regular updates about our COVID-19 policies at www.artlitlab.org and www.woodlandpattern.org. We will also stream the festival for two weeks on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/ArtLitLab starting on Monday, October 11th and ending on Monday, October 25th.