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Features

2023 – My Head is the Earth –Time, Poetry and the Poetry Film – Csilla Toldy


I would like to begin 2023 thinking about how poets share their responses to our ecological world situation, the planet and poetry and consequent approach to time and place. In Axis Mundi  (commissioned by the Centre for Creative Practices), Hungarian writer and poetry filmmaker Csilla Toldy, (based in Northern Ireland), has brought together voices from […]


Poets with a Video Camera: Videopoetry 1980–2020 – some overviews


  Sadly Poets with a Video Camera exhibition curated by Tom Konyves at Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver ended on December 11th.  The symposium almost didn’t happen, since a storm cut out the electricity the night before, but due to the quick-thinking and resourcefulness of the curators the whole event was moved from its original gallery […]


Sarah Tremlett interviewed by Dr Tereza Stehlíková – from Marinetti to Danny Boyle – Tangible Territory 4 & The Poetics of Poetry Film


Issue 4 of leading avant-garde art journal Tangible Territory came out recently https://tangibleterritory.art/journal/issue-4-content/poetics-of-poetry-film/ and I am humbled to say I am included amongst a rich collection of writers with their fingers on the cultural pulse (for example, digital media theorist Lev Manovich, also quoted in TPOPF). In terms of subject matter, the content really opens up […]


Poems by Poetry Filmmakers in San Francisco – Marc Zegans and Sarah Tremlett


Marc Zegans and I will be sharing poems and poetry films on Thursday November 10th at Adobe Books in San Francisco. Thank you so much Prasant! Marc has an exciting and topical new collection out, Lyon Street (on San Francisco itself), which is a wonderful and really evocative read, with memories of a more laid […]


Utility Pole – Behind the Scenes of a Masterful, Binaural Ecopoetry Film


  I am very pleased to share details on this important ecopoetry film.  Utility Pole is a poetry film collaboration between two leading Canadian poetry filmmakers: Vancouver’s current Poet Laureate Fiona Tinwei Lam and award-winning poetry filmmaker Mary McDonald. I have known Mary as a good friend for some time, and she was one of the judges […]


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 Vancouver, there are 25 artists […]