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Poetry Goes Technical: LYRA, Cancer Alley and AI poetry with Thomas Zadegiacomo del Bel

If you are in Bristol this weekend LYRA poetry festival is closing on the 21st with lots still to come, such as TS Eliot prize-winning poets Joelle Taylor and Alice Oswald (in Oswald’s case supported by Caroline Bird and Rachel Long). And for poetry film lovers and those interested in the interaction between poetry and […]

Frame to Frames update: Lois P. Jones & Elena K. Byrne – powerful ekphrastic competition poem

Leading American poets Lois P. Jones and Elena K. Byrne have teamed up to compose an arresting ekphrastic poem on the festival painting Huapango Torero by Ana Segovia, for Frame to Frames: Your Eyes Follow ekphrastic poetry film competition this year. The event will be screened as part of FOTOGENIA festival in Mexico City 23 […]

Narratives of Climate Crisis – The British Library and MIX, Janet Lees, Csilla Toldy and Sarah Tremlett

[Notes by Sarah Tremlett on climate crisis and the aesthetics of climate change, including participant presentations from Csilla Toldy and Janet Lees (unable to attend), at MIX conference, The British Library, July 7th, 2023. Also featuring an in-depth conversation with climate activist, poet and extractive scientist John Bolland adding some vital context to the discussion. […]

Videopoetry Vidéopoésie pdf available here from Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas

Canadians Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas have kindly allowed me to promote the bilingual pdf of their extraordinary work Videopoetry Vidéopoésie which was published by Small Walker Press in 2020. With the advent of COVID turning our world upside down I think this powerful overview of their work (at over 400 pages) bears a […]

Ana Segovia painting inspiration for Frame to Frames: Your Eyes Follow, Fotogenia, & Link for Entry forms

The ‘Frame to Frames: Your Eyes Follow’ II prize (£200) is judged by an independent panel of leading poetry filmmakers, and awarded by myself for ekphrastic poetry films based on paintings or other types of art. The deadline is 30 September 2023 and all rules and regulations can be found in the entry forms (English […]

REELpoetry 2023 – Translation, Deaf and Hard of Hearing films, Ecopoetry film, Voice, Activism, Fragmentation

REELpoetry 2023 is upcoming at the end of the month – February 25th and 26th – (and generously on demand from February 27th to March 17th) with a wide selection of poets and filmmakers and strongly inclusive of the deaf and hard of hearing. I first presented at REELpoetry just before Lockdown in 2020, with […]