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News

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 us of our existential position […]


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 great bunch of artists, many […]


Pamela Falkenberg and Jack Cochran – a ‘blackbird’ masterclass in making poetry films


As many people in the poetry film world will know, Americans Pamela Falkenberg and Jack Cochran (Outlier Moving Pictures) are the masters of the activist ecopoetry film. Recently, I have been lucky enough to get to know them better, and I am excited to say they will be writing articles for Liberated Words, as and […]


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 course Tom Konyves. Very pleased […]


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 released. I would like to […]


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 […]